International Student Career Development


International Student Career Development Series

Get Career Centred with our career skills workshops designed especially for international students!

Finding a job in Australia can be tough if you don’t know where to look or are unsure about how to market your skills to potential employers. Attending these workshops will help you to develop the skills you need to create a strong resume, uncover the hidden job market, and answer interview questions with confidence.

All workshops are highly interactive and are designed to enhance your networking skills as well as your job prospects. The more you participate, the more you will get out of the sessions.

Semester two careers workshops for international students:

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

Keep an eye on CareerHub for session dates and times and to register for these workshops.

International Student Careers Conference - 24 April 2014

A one day inaugural International Student Careers Conference was held for international students from all disciplines and stages in Semester 1.

The event provided an engaging and interactive forum as industry representatives, alumni and career professionals provided valuable insights, tips and advice on preparing to begin a career in Australia, a graduate’s home country or around the globe.

Ms Kim Hwang, International Relationship Manager at CPA Australia gave the keynote address sharing wisdom from her own career journey and advice on overcoming challenges to secure employment in Australia.

International student alumni contributed their insights on transitioning to graduate employment and achieving early career success in Australia. A networking lunch provided students with the opportunity to meet alumni and industry professionals and to ask their own questions.

Download the conference schedule (PDF 167KB, Last updated 16 April)

Keep an eye on CareerHub ffor more career development activities for international students in Semester 2.