Employ a student or graduate

At the University of Newcastle, we believe that the most effective way for our students to be career-ready is to engage directly with the organisations that hire them.

How a University of Newcastle student will benefit your business

Businesses need talented people who are ready to make a difference and we know that finding the right people can be challenging. That’s why we want to support your search for talent.

Our diverse body of students and graduates are eager to engage with industry, develop practical skills to ensure their own job readiness, and contribute to businesses both locally and globally.

The Office of Employability & Work Integrated Learning is the critical link between employers and bright students keen to gain experience in the real-world and graduates who are ready to build a successful career. Our team supports a wide range of recruitment and engagement strategies with the aim of delivering benefits to employers, students and graduates.

Top 200 ? university in the world Find out more
No. 1 ? university in Australia for industry collaboration
Ranked sixth ? in Australia for Generic Skills of our graduates
3000+ ? employer connections
$64,600 ? median starting salary for undergraduate employment – above the national average
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Meeting your needs

Our students are highly motivated and can bring fresh perspectives, new skills and innovative ideas to your organisation.

The Office of Employability & Work Integrated Learning will help connect you with students across five domestic campuses, one international campus and graduates from more than 110 countries.

Internships and graduate programs

Internships and graduate programs

Internships and graduate programs are a great way to engage students before they finish their studies, and secure enthusiastic and talented individuals who are keen to gain experience in their chosen industry.

Career events and expos

Career events and expos

Our career expos are industry-focused events and offer a fantastic opportunity to build your brand with students studying a variety of disciplines.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

Also known as practicum, clinical placement, internship or fieldwork, WIL can be designed to meet the needs of an industry, business or community partner to achieve real-world outcomes – thus ensuring the program is mutually beneficial.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.