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Career mapping phases
Before you know where you want to go, you need to understand where you are.
Discover who you are by reflecting about what you want and explore the different career directions that might fit you.
Focus your next steps and plan how you will pursue your career goals - sign up for opportunities to develop your employability skills.
Apply your experiences, skills and knowledge towards securing career opportunities and connecting with professionals.
Sorted achieving your transition to work or further study? Continue to build your professional skills, experiences and networks for success.
Employability Week events
Different Student Pathways to Employability: Which one are you?
In this LinkedIn article Professor Shanton Chang advises students to understand their their activities and approaches at university in order to consider and strategise their future directions.
Get started with Career Planning
EmployMe's step-by-step career planning program will help you to make informed choices, navigate and maximise opportunities with purpose, whether you already know the career direction you are heading in or you are exploring ideas and interests.
Eat Sleep Work Repeat Podcast
Bruce Daisley brings inspiration and imagination as he asks 'how can we make work better?' This podcast (and more) features evidence based discussion with psychologists, neuroscientists and workplace experts.
Freakeconomics Podcast: Angela Duckworth Explains How to Manage Your Goal Hierarchy
Research psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth discusses her influential work on grit—the pursuit of long-term goals with perseverance and passion — in terms of 'goal hierarchies', 'goal conflict' and more.
Exploring industries and occupations
Personality and psychometric tests
When considering your desired career path it is important to truly reflect on your own motivations, preferences, values and working style. These online tests will help you understand and develop your self-awareness regarding your needs and interests.
LMS module: Explore the world of work
Access tools to explore the job market and find out about available jobs, employers who hire graduates in your study area, industry trends and skills in demand. When you're done, you'll be armed with effective strategies to find jobs.
LMS Module: What should I do with my life?
You've already made some big decisions: enrolling at University and choosing a course. So, what's next from here? Start with this module about deepening your self-awareness and getting a little curious to explore ideas for your future career.
From refugee to dental student & entrepreneur: Meet Elshadaie
Looking for some career inspiration? Meet Elshadaie, a third-year Doctor of Dental Surgery student, who started a small business sharing his family's Ethiopian coffee beans and has gone on to become an entrepreneur while completing his degree.
Building experience, skills and networks
180 Degrees Consulting Podcast: Preparing for internship application season with Callen Baxter
Callen Baxter brings insightful knowledge about what it means to go through internship hunting and the application process, from starting off as a project consultant for 180DC to becoming a representative member of the 180DC Global Leadership team.
Starting Somewhere Podcast: Learn how to build a LinkedIn profile from the pros
Find out how to make the most of one of the worlds biggest professional networks - Learn the best way to harness LinkedIn including pitching yourself to employers, identifying people you want in your network and approaching companies.
Your work rights as an international students (GradChat)
JobWatch and the International Students Work Rights Legal Service provide a detailed discussion of what work rights are available to international students. Also what options are open to you if you have questions or concerns.
International students - Your rights at work
It is vital that you understand what work rights are available to you as an international students. Also, where you can seek free and confidential support if you have questions or concerns.
LMS Module: How to meet professionals in your field
Making professional connections while you study can do wonders for your career. Get practical tips on how to find and connect with professionals in your field and avoid common mistakes so that you can successfully reach out and build your network.
Practice your personal elevator pitch
An effective personal elevator pitch will help you make a great first impression during interviews and networking opportunities. Use the SMART Pitch tool and receive AI-powered feedback to help you improve your delivery.
How to Ask Someone to Be Your Mentor (Without Feeling Ridiculously Awkward)
Mentors can give valuable insight and industry knowledge that will help you throughout your career. Find out how to select and approach someone to be your mentor. Build your confidence by starting with Ask Alumni to get the career advice you need.
Find a mentor
Ready to find yourself a mentor? Mentoring programs connect you with alumni and other professionals, to help you prepare for a life of leadership and professional contribution. Explore our mentoring programs to find the right fit for you.
LMS Module: Prepare for mentoring
Curious what mentoring is and how it can improve your career prospects? Find out how to get the most out of mentoring, whether you're seeking guidance and support to hep you decide what you want your professional life to be, or to broaden your networks as you build your career.
LMS Module: How to get an internship
No matter your field of interest, if you're looking to build experience, connect with professionals and test out your career ideas, there is no going past an internship. We'll help you find the internship that's right for you.
LMS module: How to find a job
Are looking for a casual or part-time opportunity to build experience? Perhaps you're searching for your first professional role, or seeking a new direction? This module can help you find opportunities for the next step in your career.
Industry reports by area of study
Understand how your chosen area of study translates to employment opportunities in the job market, find out about useful details such as job titles, employers and skills alligned to different study areas to help you evaluate your career options.
Job search strategies
This article will help you gain a deeper understanding of successful strategies to use when searching for jobs, including tips for international students.
LMS Module: Building a professional resume
How should you present your skills and experience, so that they truly stand out? How do you tailor your resume for different employers? We make it easy, with this step-by-step guide to creating and presenting a professional resume.
Get a virtual resume check
Login to our SMART resume platform and receive AI-powered feedback on your resume: Upload your resume, get instant feedback and suggestions, make the changes and improve your score.
Practice online aptitude tests
Employers commonly use psychometric, personality or aptitude tests to assess candidates during the hiring process. Aptitude tests, unlike others, do have a right or wrong answer, so practising them can make a big difference to your performance!
Ask Alumni Live: Job Applications
Hear from a panel of alumni recruitment professionals on how you can take your job application skills to the next level. They share their insights about what recruiters are looking for and how you can refresh your resume and apply for any position.
Recruitment selection and insights
LMS Module: Preparing for interviews
Whether you're preparing for a phone, video or face-to-face interview, there are simple steps you can take to boost your confidence and get prepared. Explore common interview questions and learn what it takes to give compelling answers.
Test yourself and gain instant feedback to improve your ability to respond to interview questions. You'll find the latest advice along with a comprehensive library of questions to help you prepare for employer recruitment processes.
One in Five Podcast: When the rubber hits the road: Employment and Disability in Australia
Explore best practices to create more inclusive workplaces and recruitment practices for people with disabilities. It is vital for all of us to understand and create changes for greater inclusion and equality within our workplaces.
Troubles and Nibbles Podcast - How to enter the Graduate Job market
Hosted by Grusha and Vaidehi, international students in their final semester, Careers Advisor Sophie Bryant shares tips and insights about finding graduate employment. Including how you can prepare for interviews.
Connect with graduates from around the world. Explore potential career paths and get insights into organisational culture one conversation at a time.