Careers News

Presentations

Latitude Volunteering provided students with information about the many overseas volunteering opportunities for young people. This program provides 17- to 25-year-olds with support to travel outside of their own community, in most cases to other countries, where they will spend several months assisting with care or educational projects. This presentation informed students of yet another post school option.

 

 

UNIVERSITY

Gaining Employment in Sports Science, Strength & Conditioning 

My Health Career has partnered with Bond University to release a post about gaining employment in sports science, strength and conditioning:

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/sports-science/master-of-sports-science-bond-uni 

Still want more?!? How about what 5 people love about their jobs in health? 

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/health-industry/what-do-health-professionals-love-about-their-job 

EY Cadetships

Ernst and Young Cadetships in Accounting. As a cadet, you’ll combine full-time work with part-time university studies. It takes drive and commitment, but we’ll provide you with the support you need to succeed. You’ll gain valuable experience working with clients and will be exposed to senior managers early so that you can learn from some of the best in the organisation. And don’t worry – we completely understand that this will be your first time working within a professional environment. That’s why we’ll provide you with extensive training, coaching, detailed guidance and skills development. And when you do graduate, the experience you’ll have gained through the Cadet Program may place you head and shoulders above your peers. The Cadet Program is currently offered in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/students/your-role-here/students—programs#fragment-1-na

 

University of Sydney Year 10 Info Evenings

Join us on campus for a fun and informative evening where we will answer the important questions: How does scaling work? What subjects should you choose for Year 11 and 12 if you want to study a certain course at university? What are prerequisites and assumed knowledge? What is university really like?

 

Camperdown/Darlington Campus – University of Sydney

5 April. 6.00pm to 8.00pm

8 May. 6.00pm to 8.00pm

17 May. 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-university-of-sydney-year-10-information-evening-registration-42659028302

 

Science at USYD Forums – Karl, The Universe and Everything

Presented by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

9 May. 5.45pm to 7.00pm
York Theatre, Seymour Centre, University of Sydney

Register soon at:

http://sydney.edu.au/science/outreach/whats-on/forum/

 

Notre Dame University – Careers in Law 

Save the date – 12 July. 10.00am to 2.00pm

104 Broadway, Chippendale

 

Notre Dame Medicine Info Session

25 March, 10.00am to 12.00pm

8 May, 6.00pm to 7.30pm

160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

Those considering studying Medicine commencing in 2019 are invited to attend an information session at our purpose-built Darlinghurst campus. The session is designed to help you find out more about the admissions process, an overview of course content, meet current students and tour our facilities.

Call us on 02 8204 4404 or sydney@nd.edu.au for further information.

25 March bookings: http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2018/medicine-info-session-sydney-march18

8 May bookings: http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2018/medicine-info-session-may-18

 

Notre Dame Your personal Course Advice Session and Campus Tour – Sydney Campus

Any day Monday to Friday between 8.30am to 4.30pm

104 Broadway, Chippendale

Come to a personal Course Advice Session and discuss the course options available to you. We can help you find a course that aligns with your interests, strengths and aspirations. Our course advisors can also talk to you about the admissions requirements for specific courses, the Notre Dame application process, key dates for your application, and much more. You can also take a campus tour at the end of your course advice session.

http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2017/course-advice-sydney

 

Notre Dame UniversityEarly Offer and Parent Information Session

Save the date – 26 June, 4.00pm to 5.30pm or 6.00pm to 7.30pm

Broadway campus, 140 Broadway Chippendale

 

Notre Dame University – Getting to Know Nursing

22 May, 6.00pm to 7.30pm

160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

Get to know what it’s really like at Notre Dame’s Getting to Know Nursing event.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet academic staff and hear from our guest speaker who will provide information on a current innovative nursing topic. Places are limited. Please register below or contact us on 02 8204 4404 or sydney@nd.edu.au for further information.

http://www.nd.edu.au/events/?a=144028

 

UTS Discovery Sessions in Midwifery and Nursing

Midwifery – 24 April. 5.30pm

Nursing 14 June, 18 July, 14 November. 5.30pm

https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/health/why-health-uts/events-and-brochures/discover-sessions

 

UTS Law Undergrad Info Evening

19 June

Discover why studying at UTS will give you an edge! This event is open to Year 11 and 12 students, and their parents. Careers advisers and teachers are also welcome to attend. Registrations will open here in February. https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/law

https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/essential-information/events-and-info-sessions

 

The ANU Tuckwell Scholarships Open

These scholarships are awarded to highly talented and motivated school leavers planning to study at ANU, to help them fulfil their potential and reinvest their knowledge, skills and experience in ways that positively benefit others. The financial support offered to you as a Tuckwell Scholar is intended to help you through your university journey, giving you the freedom to focus on what is important.

$21,700 per annum. You also receive mentoring support given by Fellows to help Scholars create opportunities, build networks and achieve personal and professional goals.

https://tuckwell.anu.edu.au/applying/apply-now

 

ACU Passion for Business – Early Entry Program

 ACU believes passion and commitment to learning are important. Passion for Business is a guaranteed early entry program designed to nurture your learning passion and give you a step up in your future business career. Guaranteed* entry into the ACU Business or Commerce course (as offered through QTAC, UAC or VTAC) of your choice. Receive an Early Offer from ACU in September, before ATARs are released. https://www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/pathways_and_entry_schemes/year_12_student_entry/passion_for_business

 ACU Elite Athlete and Performer Program

We understand you might need support to maintain sporting or performing excellence while studying. The Elite Athlete and Performer Program (EAPP) is designed to give you that support, and encourage excellence in both your sport/performing and academic life.

https://www.acu.edu.au/student_experience/student_life/elite_athlete_and_performer_program

 

Macquarie in a Day

17 or 18 April. 8.30am to 3.15pm

Macquarie Theatre W2.4A, 21 Wally’s Walk, Macquarie University

Uni life doesn’t have to be a mystery. This is your chance to experience what a day in the life of a Macquarie student is really like. On the day you’ll be able to:

  • sit in on lectures and demos
  • experience practicals and tutorials (pracs and tutes to those in the know)
  • choose your own subjects and plan your own day
  • ask lecturers and current students all your burning questions

http://www.cvent.com/events/macquarie-in-a-day/event-summary-3e0db8c0748547b18d8044bb12c56a9a.aspx

 

TAFE

Pre-Apprenticeship Courses in the Automotive Industry

Apprenticeships R Us alongside My Trade Start is running automotive pre-apprenticeship courses throughout February and March at our state of the art training facility in Auburn. These courses are NSW government funded for individuals aged 15-24 and run for a duration of two weeks, followed by a work placement. Call 02 9891 6900 for more information or email ltabone@apprus.com.au

 

WPC Group – Apprenticeships & Traineeships

WPC Group specialises in Apprenticeships & Traineeships. We discuss apprenticeships and traineeships with students, and can assist with mock interviews, resume writing and preparing students for the workforce. To find out more about how we can assist please contact Nicole Lean on 0418 819 468 or nlean@wpcgroup.org.au

COLLEGES

Professional Make Up Course

This 8-week professional makeup course is jam packed with all the essential fundamentals to get your makeup career started straight away, focusing on all aspects of design and apply. For Enquiries Contact Georgina Toulis Ph: 0415 845 888 Email: georgina@themakeupartistacademy.com

www.themakeupartistacademy.com

 

AIT After School Film and Animation Workshops

Level 2, 7 Kelly St, Ultimo

Animation – 1 to 29 May. 4.30pm (5 week day afternoons)

This after-school workshop gives students the opportunity to experience all of the steps involved in creating a polished full-colour 2D animation.

http://www.ait.edu.au/events/after-school-holiday-workshops-2d-animation

Film – 3 to 31 May. 4.30pm (5 week day afternoons)

If you want to take your film making skills to the next level in a workshop lab, this course is for you. This workshop provides students with an introduction to desktop Special Effects compositing and motion graphics using Adobe After Effects.

http://www.ait.edu.au/events/after-school-holiday-workshops-special-effects-in-film

 

AFTRS Upcoming Courses

Our courses are the perfect way to learn new skills, have fun and make new friends and are taught by industry professionals at AFTRS’ state-of-the-art film, TV and radio studios in Sydney. Our courses are the perfect way to learn new skills, have fun and make new friends and are taught by industry professionals at AFTRS’ state-of-the-art film, TV and radio studios in Sydney. We run a wide variety of school holiday courses for both kids and teens throughout all of the school holidays. With a constantly evolving suite of courses in filmmaking, digital animation, stop motion, game design, screenwriting, screen acting, screen auditions and radio, have a creative experiences never to forget .

16 April. Music for Film & TV: 13-17

18 April. After Effects for Teens.

23 April  Video Editing with Premiere Pro: 13-17

26 April  HSC Video Intensive: 15-17

26 April Blood & Guts Movie Makeup: 9 – 14

2 July The Real Filmmaking Workshop: 13-17

9 July AFTRS Trop Jr Filmmaking: 10-15

16 July. The Real Film Making Workshop 13 – 17

http://www.aftrs.edu.au/short-courses/kids-and-teens

 

Commercial Pilot – BASAIR Career Free Info Seminar

26 March. 7.00pm to 8.30pm

26 April. 7.00pm to 8.30pm

31 May. 7.00pm to 8.30pm
628/23-25 Airport Avenue
Bankstown Airport

Register at:

http://www.basair.com.au/Events

 

GENERAL

GoIT Girls Work Experience program

The TCS GoIT Girls program aims to inspire young women to pursue careers in technology. The week-long program enables girls in Year 10 and 11 to learn from role models, sharpen their coding and technical skills, develop skills for employment and challenge their perceptions of technology and occupational gender stereotypes. 2018 dates and application forms are available at:

www.tcs.com/go4itanz

Find out more about student exchange opportunities at WEP Info Session.

WEP Australia is holding free student exchange information sessions around New South Wales this term. From Ulladulla to Ballina WEP information sessions are the perfect starting point on any student’s exchange journey. SMS ‘RSVP’ to 0428 246 633.

https://wep.org.au/lets-talk/sessions/

 

Youth at the Zoo Applications Open Soon

Waitlist apply by 30 April

If you would like to add your name to the Waitlist for Sydney, please submit the Sydney Waitlist application. Youth At the Zoo (YATZ) is a fun, educational program for 13-19 year olds where members can participate in activities both inside and outside of the Zoo throughout all school holidays and occasionally during the school term. The next intake of volunteers for the YATZ program in Sydney will be in MAY 2018. Only applicants whose details are entered into this link will be notified when the application process begins.

https://taronga.org.au/education/sydney/school-programs/student-career-development/yatz

 

 Discover Engineering Day – Engineers Australia

  • What do engineers do?
  • Examples of engineering projects.
  • How do you become an engineer?

Discover Engineering Day will include activities aimed at giving high school students a taste of skills required for the engineering profession as well as guest speakers from university students and engineers.

 Apply by 9 April

12 April. 9.00 am to 2.30 pm

Chatswood High School, 24 Centennial Ave, Chatswood

https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/portal/event/discover-engineering-day-chatswood-high-school

Apply by 11 May

15 May. 9.00 am to 2.30 pm

ANSTO – New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights

https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/portal/event/discover-engineering-day-ansto

Apply by 8 June

15 June. 9.00 am to 2.30 pm

Parramatta Marist High, 2 Darcy Road, Westmead

https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/portal/event/discover-engineering-day-parramatta-marist

 

 

 

Elizabeth Vrahnos

Vocational Learning Coordinator