Give your career a kick start!

27 July 2010

Meet a variety of employers in agriculture and hear them give their insights into what it's really like to work there, what the variety of opportunities are and how students can apply for jobs.

Careers in Agriculture Afternoon

Thursday, 12th August 2010, 4-6pm,

Careers Centre, Level 5, Jane Foss Russell Building

There will be presentations by each of the guest employers followed by the chance to network and talk with the employers over nibbles. The employers attending recruit students from across the whole faculty including agricultural science, agricultural economics, resource economics, land and water science and horticulture. Download the pdf from the link on the right for complete details.

This event is proudly brought to you by the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the Agribusiness Association.

Workshop 1: How to find Work Experience & Graduate Jobs

Wednesday, 18th August 2010, 12-1pm Teachers College Room 448

Industry overview, job search strategies, identifying the skills you've developed from your degree & selling these to employers, things you can do to make yourself stand out from the pack.

Workshop 2: Writing Job Applications that get short-listed

Wednesday, 25th August 2010, 12-1pm Teachers College Room 448

Find out how to best present yourself to an employer; how to write a resume that really appeals to employers, what employers look for in a resume and application letter. Hear from recent graduate Michael Begg on how he won his graduate position.

Workshop 3: Interviews - what works and what doesn't

Wednesday, 1st September 2010, 12-1pm Teachers College Room 448

What to expect at an interview, how to perform in your interview to impress employers. Hear from students going through the interview process at the moment on what they've experienced.

Contact: Dr Lucy Buxton

Phone: 02 8627 1005

Email: 1d4732385f560c3f1a191426304135213f3244310334792905