International Student Career Development

Career Development Program for International Students

The Careers Centre invites international students to be part of the Career Development Program aimed at assisting international students with their employability skills and with gaining a competitive edge in the Australian job search market.

The goal of the program is to enhance skills in key career development areas and will encompass information and knowledge of Australian workplace culture and Australian employers’ expectations. The program offers:

  • Career skills for international students
  • Official Letter of Attendance if you attend 7 Career Development Program workshops within 12 months
  • Opportunity to improve your employability skills and advance your job search competencies

For full details for the program click here.

Careers workshops for international students:

  • Australian Resume Basics
  • Job Search
  • Cover Letters & Selection Criteria
  • Interview Skills
  • Career Planning
  • Professional Communication
  • Transition to the Australian Workplace

Keep an eye on Sydney CareerHub for workshop dates and to register.

International Student Careers Forum 2015

The International Student Careers Forum returns in 2015 on Thursday 27 August. Places are limited, so make sure you register now.

The forum is an interactive event with participants from industry, alumni and careers professionals. Engage with experienced professionals and hear valuable insights, tips and advice on preparing to begin a career in Australia, a graduate’s home country or around the globe. The event offers:

  • Valuable careers information and insights targeted to international students from our Keynote Speaker, alumni panelists, and career professionals
  • Keynote speaker Robert Lawrence, Principal, Prospect Research & Marketing, who will provide expert advice on international graduate employability and mobility.
  • A Sydney University Alumni panel from a broad range of degrees sharing their experiences and challenges as international students building successful graduate careers in Australia, including career hints and tips for international students
  • The opportunity to chat with alumni, fellow students and Careers Centre staff at a catered informal networking session


Interchange is an action packed learning journey for international undergraduate students, designed to help you find your inner entrepreneur.

Find out more on the Interchange website