Jumpstart your Science Career!
It’s never too early to be thinking about the next step in your career, so prepare yourself by doing your research, asking questions and attending some of the careers events on offer!
Come and meet employers and industry experts from a variety of backgrounds and industries to get the answers to your career related questions. You are also invited to network and mingle with presenters over complimentary drinks and canapés at the conclusion of the sessions.
Check back here for updates about the next JumpStart event and check out the event archive for a taste of what has been offered in the past.
The Careers Centre can help you!
Did you know that Sydney University offers a specialist careers service just for you? The Careers Centre offers a wide range of free services to enrolled students including: Career Fairs on campus, Employer Presentations, an extensive jobs database (casual, vacation, internships, part-time and graduate vacancies), a range of career workshop including Resume Rescue workshops 3 times per week, professional careers advice; help with career direction; and a careers resource centre. The Careers Centre is located on Level 5 of the Jane Foss Russell building on City Road.
The Careers Centre regularly holds seminars specfically for Science students. Check back here for an updated list of careers seminars for Science students.
Studying overseas makes your CV stand out
Employers take notice when you've studied abroad. They value the initiative, global perspective and independence displayed by candidates who have gone on exchange.
The International Student Office runs regular information sessions for students considering a year overseas on exchange at one of the University’s exchange partners.
All students should check with the Faculty of Science to ensure there are no restrictions on their program of study before applying for the exchange. The following eligibility criteria normally apply for the University-wide student exchange programs:
- Undergraduate students must have completed 48 credit points at Sydney University at the time of application (you can apply in the second semester of first year to depart in the second semester of second year).
- You must have achieved at least a credit average (65% or higher) over your academic record at Sydney University and should have passed all subjects.
- You must be enrolled as a full-time student at Sydney University while away on exchange, taking classes that will count as credit towards your normal Sydney enrolment i.e. you cannot study classes overseas for recreation or personal interest.
- You must have sufficient funding for the exchange period.