Careers Resource Centre

Careers Resource Centre

The Careers Centre has a Careers Resource Library which is open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

The Careers Resource Centre, located in the Jane Foss Russel building level 5, has a variety of information available for students to help them in researching their career options, job applications and opportunities to increase their employability. Resources include:

Other resources

The Careers Resource Centre offers students a comfortable work environment with ready to use resources including:

Industry Information Folders which have been compiled by our Career Advisers to provide information about different industries including examples of advertised positions, pay rates, qualifications and associations.

Private Company and Public Service Folders which provide information about companies, graduate/internship programs and opportunities with State and Federal Government bodies.

Computers with internet access are available for students to use for job searching and career development related work. No bookings are required to use the computers.

TV/Video/DVD player which is available for students to view our collection of audiovisual materials.

Newspapers for use at within the centre. We get both the Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian.

Business Review Weekly and other career publications.

Books

Career FAQs Books
Published by Career FAQs, these books offer an Australian perspective on a variety of industries and professions. Each book contains information about the industry/profession, opportunities, interviews with insiders, support organisations, qualifications and job applications. At the Careers Centre, we have the following titles available:

  • Accounting NSW
  • Advertising
  • Allied Health
  • Banking Careers
  • Be Your Own Boss
  • Building and Construction
  • Crime Fighters
  • Design Professionals
  • Digital Media
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment
  • Fashion
  • Financial Planning
  • Going Global
  • Hospitality
  • Industrial Design
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Journalism
  • Landscape and Horticulture
  • Law
  • Legal Careers
  • Marketing
  • Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Save the World
  • Teaching
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Work from Home

We also have a wide variety of books on the following topics:

  • Career Planning/Career Change
  • Working Overseas
  • Job Hunting Strategies
  • Writing Job Applications
  • Resume/CV Writing
  • Addressing Selection Criteria
  • Interview skills and techniques
  • Behavioural Interviews/ Psychometric Testing
  • Networking
  • Job and tertiary course directories

Videos/DVDs

The Careers Resource Centre has audiovisual materials on topics such as career planning, job hunting, preparing job applications and interview skills. The facilities to view these materials is available for students in the Careers Resource Centre. Available titles include:

  • Why am I here?
  • Can I have a few minutes of your time?
  • Looking good on paper
  • Your job's online
  • Why ask me that?
  • Essential interview skills
  • The Assessment Centre
  • The group interview
  • Experience australia: more than a fair chance
  • Finding work in a new country: successful immigrants give advice

We also have a wide range of promotional audiovisual materials about organisations and companies available for students to view. Please ask at reception for more details.

Career information materials

There are handouts and information sheets, as well as company profile materials available for students to collect. These include:

Graduate Opportunities and Undergraduate Opportunities contain information about companies that offer graduate recruitment programs and internships/work experience (produced by Graduate Careers Australia).

Unigrad contains information about graduate programs and degree-related vacation work positions.

Graduate Careers Australia Industry Profiles are brochures on diverse industries or areas of interest providing a guide for students interested in entering into the field.

Overseas Graduate Opportunities. Occasionally we receive materials and information about graduate opportunities or the job markets, particularly for Asia and the USA. Please ask at reception for help locating these resources.

Information handouts on work entitlements, employee rights and employability.