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Job Smart

Get job ready
Job Smart is an award-winning free employability program for international students at the Business School, enabling you to gain the skills and professional experience needed to get a great job when you graduate.

Career experts and industry professionals from globally recognised organisations will guide you and provide feedback throughout the program to help you refine and polish your skillset. Each step of the program offers new opportunities to network with industry representatives and gain professional experience in Australian workplaces.

Job Smart AFR award

Job Smart won the Employability Award category at the 2019 AFR Higher Education Awards in recognition of its transformational impact on students.

Program details

Consisting of three phases held across three semesters, the program helps you develop work-relevant skills in a practical way. 

Upon successful completion of all three phases, you will have the opportunity to win a 12 week internship in Australia. 

The first phase combines both online and practical experiences to give you the flexibility to undertake much of it where and when it suits you.

By completing phase 1 you will:

  • discover the secrets to what employers really look for when they are hiring
  • get a head start on building your professional brand including your CV and LinkedIn profile
  • identify and develop your skills to help market yourself to potential employers.

The second phase is a business problem that incorporates interaction with industry professionals. By completing phase 2, you will:

  • develop crucial employability skills including teamwork, project management and communication skills
  • gain experience relevant to your degree to add to your CV
  • have the chance to gain Australian workplace experience.

The third and final phase of the program is comprised of online activities to coach you through all stages of the job application process, including CV writing, job interviews and aptitude tests.

By completing phase 3, you will:

  • understand the recruitment process
  • receive personalised feedback from career experts to help you refine your application
  • be confident about the quality of your applications. 

Our partners

Job Smart is proudly supported by the following corporate partners:

Logos for ACCA, AMI, Henkel, Westpac Group, CFA Institute and CPA Australia

Careers and Employability Office

The best thing about Job Smart was the CV/Resume Coaching. Job Smart provides great advice and will help you become more confident, so you are ready to step into a competitive business environment.
Nominzol Tsogtbaatar, Master of Commerce student