Speak to a career adviser

Our dedicated team of career advisers are here to assist you with all your careers and employability questions.

Get tailored advice

We are here to answer your questions, from applying for work, building your professional experiences or planning your career. Get one-on-one advice unique to your situation by booking an appointment with an adviser.

Book your appointment

Can’t find an available appointment? Attend a peer drop-in or a careers workshop to ask your question and get tailored advice!

What does an appointment involve?

Meet with one of our University of Melbourne career advisers for a 20 minute consultation on a range of career related topics, including:

  • Finding a career to suit you
  • How to ensure your application stands out to employers and recruiters
  • New ways to search for part-time work
  • How to navigate the professional job market and graduate programs
  • How to build your professional network
  • Finding an internship or other employability experience
  • Understanding the job market and your place in it

Appointments are available via zoom and in-person at the Careers and Employability studio, ground floor, Stop 1.

Attend a Careers drop-in with Student Peer Leaders

Need help creating your CV? Preparing for interviews? Finding an internship, graduate opportunity or part-time job?

Student Peer Leaders are student staff trained to assist students with career related queries by offering advice and guidance based on their own experience. Peer leaders have been in your situation and can share their knowledge (and perspective) of career development activities and connect you to resources and services. Open to all students.

9.30am -12.30pm Friday mornings @ Careers and Employability Studio, ground floor, Stop 1.

For more information and to book

Attend a workshop or webinar

Sessions are offered throughout the year on all career topics. Search the University workshop finder tool or search for upcoming events in Careers Online to book in for a session.

  • Career exploration and planning

    Are you deciding on a career and need assistance with choosing between options or generating ideas? Our sessions include:

    • What can I do with my degree? webinar
    • Discover your career! Practical exploration and planning workshop
  • Building experience and skills

    We provide practical guidance on building your skills through experiences. Choose from one of our sessions to help connect you with appropriate opportunities.

    • How to find a casual or part-time job webinar
    • How to find an internship webinar
    • 7 ways to build your experience webinar
  • Building professional networks

    Its daunting to talk to professionals and make the jump from student to graduate. Our interactive sessions on building your professional networks provides the chance to practice your networking skills in a safe setting, to build your confidence in this area.

    • Setting up your LinkedIn profile workshop
    • LinkedIn photobooth
    • Mastering LinkedIn webinar
    • Expand your networks! Confidence to network workshop
    • Elevator pitch practice workshop
  • Job searching

    Our sessions cover all aspects of the job search process, from helping you identify opportunities to finding the right employer or role.

    • Building an effective job search strategy webinar
    • Find the job or internship! Practical job search guidance workshop
    • What you need to know about graduate programs webinar
    • How to find a casual or part-time job webinar
    • How to find an internship webinar
  • Job applications

    Its not enough to have the right skills you need to be able to tailor your applications to the role you are applying for. We’ll cover what employers are looking for, how they make decisions around applicants and to make your application stand out from other candidates.

    • Writing a standout resume and cover letter webinar
    • Responding to online application questions and addressing KSC webinar
    • Perfect your application! Practical resume and cover letter guidance workshop
  • Interviews and assessment centres

    Successfully mastering a job interview or assessment centre is a skill. We’ll teach you what to expect, how to prepare and common mistakes made by applicants.

    • Get hired! Interview preparation and practice workshop
    • Preparing for assessment centres and psychometric testing webinar
    • Mock assessment centre
  • Professional workplace

    New to the professional workplace? Our workshops in this area help you to understand the hidden rules and etiquette unique to the Australian workplace.

    • Navigating Australian business culture discussion