Careers

UNIVERSITY

Universities UTS Law Discovery Days for Year 11s

16 November and 23 November . 9.00am to 2.30pm

Building 5, Block B, UTS Faculty of Law, Cnr Quay St and Ultimo Rd, Haymarket

UTS Faculty of Law invites Year 11 students and their teachers on-campus to one of two full-day interactive law  workshops.  As places are limited, this program is available to up to four students per school.

Find the draft program here:

https://www.uts.edu.au/sites/default/files/2017-09/Law-Discovery-Day-2017-draftprogram.pdf  

Register online:

https://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-law/events/law-discovery-day-year-11s-thurs-16-nov-2017

 

Spectacular Science for Yr. 7-11

22 and 23 November

Designed for high school students from Years 7 to 11, Spectacular Science will engage and spark your students’ interest in the huge diversity of science. Students will experience first-hand some of the intriguing and important areas scientists are working in and spend a spectacular day submerged in science. Info: 

http://sydney.edu.au/science/outreach/high-school/spectacular-science.shtml

Sydney Science Experience – Forensics Camp

10 to 12 January 2018

Students commencing year 10 or 11 can come and help solve a murder mystery on University of Sydney campus. You will employ real science – through hands-on laboratory sessions and interactive lectures to solve this crime. You will work with your fellow detectives to interview suspects and collect evidence against them. (02) 9114 0825. Info: 

http://sydney.edu.au/science/outreach/high-school/experience/

Sydney Science Forum 2017 – Breaking Good 

25 October. 5.45pm to 7.00pm

Eastern Ave Auditorium, The University of Sydney

Don’t miss the next Sydney Science Forum – Breaking Good, presented by Dr Alice Williamson, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Free entry, registration essential. To register and for further information:

http://sydney.edu.au/science/outreach/whats-on/forum/2017/breaking-good.shtml

University of Wollongong Innovation Fair

27 October. 12.00pm to 3.30pm

Northfields Avenue, Wollongong,

The Innovation Fair showcases the products developed by the talented students in Engineering Design Management from The School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering.

http://www.uoweis.co/event/2017-innovation-fair/ 

 

BiG Day In @ UTS Youtube Videos available 

Explore the business world of ICT. Videos of presentations from the 2017 BiG Day In @ UTS are now available on our Youtube Channel. A great resource to share with your students (& particularly for those who didn’t get to attend). Presentations available are from: Google, IBM, Westpac, Microsoft, WiseTech Global, CBA, TechnologyOne, Animal Logic & Adobe.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjNsKbeNN5CPeCMiIO8x9Jw/featured

 

US Universities and the Common Application 

Internationally Educated has recently published an article titled ‘What is the Common Application’ to better assist students and careers advisors with US University application options. Our article can be accessed here: 

http://www.internationallyeducated.com.au/single-post/2017/07/04/What-is-the-Common-Application

UNE What Makes Me Tick? Lecture

27 October 5:30pm-7:00pm

Oorala Aboriginal Centre  UNE 

This event is an opportunity to hear from graduates, current students and UNE staff as they tell us about their interests and motivations.

Contact: Jennifer Miller e: alumni@une.edu.au p: 02 6773 3365 

http://www.une.edu.au/connect/events/events/what-makes-me-tick

 

Veris Women in Engineering Scholarship UNSW

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage a female high school leaver to undertake a degree in Surveying and/or Geospatial Engineering by offering assistance of $10,000 p.a. for 4 years. The scholarship commences on January 1, 2018 and concludes 31 December 2021.

To be eligible, applicants to the scholarship must be commencing one of the following eligible UNSW degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Surveying) (Honours) offered by UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Geospatial) (Honours) offered by the UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

http://www.veris.com.au/who-we-are/community/veris-women-in-engineering-scholarship/

 

TAFE

Careers in Construction and Plumbing Flyers 

The Apprenticeship Engagement Forum is pleased to present a series of 11 ‘Careers in Construction’ Flyers. Each flyer sets out possible career pathways in the construction and plumbing industry such as carpenter, sign graphics, bricklayer, plumber, roof tiler, stonemason, sprinkler fitter, shopfitter, tiler, painter and decorator, gyprocker. They suggest elective school subjects that make it possible. As a resource, they are a great starting point in exploring school-based apprenticeships or post-school apprenticeships. Download the flyers at:

http://www.apprenticeshipengagementforum.com.au/pages/onepage.aspx

 

COLLEGES

Bedford College Scholarships

Closes 1 December

Either the Glebe or Norwest campus. Applicants may choose from one of the following 40 week Diploma courses:

  • Business
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Community Services

These scholarships cover half (50%) of the tuition cost for the 40 week diploma courses and recipients may choose to study at either the Bedford College Glebe or Norwest campus.

https://www.bedford.edu.au/about/scholarship%20information

 

Study for a Day at SAE

21 October. 9.00am to 4.00pm

39 Regent St Chippendale

Are you interested in studying Animation, Audio, Graphic Design, Film, or Games? Come and study with us for a day at SAE! Learn from our industry-experienced academic staff, and get hands-on training with actual coursework from our degree programs. Tickets are $35.00 per person (incl. bf + GST) – non-refundable (sale until 11:59pm 18th October 2017). Buy here: 

http://bit.ly/2eQQNeP

Certificate of Registration – Real Estate 

Are you looking for a career in real estate? The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) wants to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and launch your real estate career in the best possible way, so the Certificate of Registration Course has been designed with YOU in mind. Find out more at 

www.reinsw.com.au/corc

 

CG Spectrum Tips on getting an animation job

CG Spectrum’s 2016 Online Advanced Diploma students achieved  a 90% placement rate into studio jobs. We spoke to students, mentors and alumni working in top studios to get their advice on giving yourself the best chance of scoring the job.

https://www.cgspectrum.edu.au/blog/how-to-get-hired-by-a-studio

 

RuralBiz Online Learning

Courses in agriculture and agribusiness.

http://www.ruralbiztraining.com.au

 

GENERAL

Hundreds of Current Traineeship Positions

Hundreds of options across Sydney. Select your postcode to your area or town and your kilometre radius and refine your search to see what is on offer.

https://au.indeed.com/jobs?q=traineeship&l=Sydney+NSW&radius=50

 

Celebrating Women in Science Symposium

20 October. 9.00 am to 3.00 pm
Malcolm Irving Building, Room 165, Macquarie Graduate Sschool of Management (MGSM), 99 Talavera Road

Join us for a one-day symposium as we host a group of accomplished female leaders who will speak about their journeys and the challenges they face as women in science.

http://www.mq.edu.au/about/events/view/catherine-le-fevre-women-in-science-symposium/

 

6 Jobs You Have Probably Never Heard Of

Ever heard of a spatial micro performance designer? What about a creative technologist, or an urban agriculturalist? Synthetic systems biologist, anyone? No? Well, you have now. How will we grow food in the cities of the future? How will we use microorganisms to make things? How will nanoscience, robotics, and 3D technologies change the way we work?

http://sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/07/28/6-jobs-you_ve-probably-never-heard-of.html

 

How to Prepare For the Future of Work

The decline of the nine-to-five office job has been well documented. ‘Bundy’ clocks and 50-year-service gold watches have been replaced by careers that not only traverse the globe, but a menagerie of areas and expertise.

The World Economic Forum estimates that young people will change careers at least seven times in their lives, and 35 percent of the skills required today will be different in five years

http://sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/07/14/how-to-prepare-for-the-future-of-work.html

 

Why Work Experience Can Change Your Life

Work experience can open up your mind to the great possibilities of your career. Handled well, you can learn a lot about the workplace you visit, the types of education and training required to get there, and what sort of fit this career might have with your own life. 

https://www.myfuture.edu.au/career-insight/details?id=work-experience-and-why-it-matters – /

 

The Simpson Prize

Closes 10 November

The Simpson Prize is a national writing competition for Year 9 and 10 students interested in Australian history. The competition encourages participants to explore the significance of the Anzac experience and what it has meant for Australia.

http://www.simpsonprize.org

 

Looking for a Job After School? Employability Skills

Most employers will also want you to have some general skills. These general job skills are sometimes called “employability skills”. Having employability skills can help you get a job. They can also help you stay in a job and work your way to the top. 

http://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/jobs-careers/planning-your-career/employability-skills

Au Pair Around the World with AIFS America, the UK, Spain, France or China

Experience life overseas as an au pair in America, the UK, Spain, France or China. Earn money, gain new skills, meet new people and have the time of your life. Be more than just a tourist! Our all-inclusive, safe and supportive programs run for 3 – 12 months. Email info@aifs.com.au for your free info pack.

http://www.aifs.com.au

 

How Long Does It Take to Become a Fully Qualified Doctor

It’s an absolute minimum of 10 years following entry from high school….. but it’s not unusual to take 12 to 14 years. Read more here:

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/how-long-does-it-take-to-become-a-doctor

 

Final year Dental Science students share their tips for starting university

A must watch video for any interested Dental Science students.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zn0QFx_bk1o

 

Land Your Career

Careers in land management are diverse and rewarding. Clicking on the icons and learn more about the various careers areas that exist in land management, the types of jobs available, activities undertaken in these jobs and what type of qualifications and experiences are needed.

http://landyourcareer.edu.au/careers.php

 

A career as a vet

This website gives an overview of the career of the veterinarian and the salary range that a new graduate might expect. The site also provides a list of Australian universities that facilitate the Bachelor of Veterinary Science.

http://essendonvet.com.au/careers/a-career-as-a-veterinarian

 

 Elizabeth Vrahnos

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