Welcome to our last newsletter for 2019. Now that exams are over it’s a great time to complete some activities to progress toward a Silver, Gold or Platinum Award.
In this newsletter, read about:
Be recognised as one of Australia’s top future graduate talents and you might see your face in the Australian Financial Review. You’ll get a taste of a full graduate recruitment process – even putting you in front of some of Australia’s top employers for interviews! The Top100 Awards is a truly unique experience to develop your application skills, communication skills, and personal branding to give your career a head start before you even graduate.
There are 5 stages in the application process, which is very similar to what you will find when applying to graduate programs.
La Trobe will recognise your involvement in the Top 100 Leader competition. The application form, psychometric testing, video interview, and assessment centre all count as Career Portfolio items for your Career Ready Advantage Award. So make sure you record completion of each stage of the process via our workflow in CareerHub.
Here are some resources to help you prepare for the Top 100 competition and for any internship or graduate program you might apply for.
Watch a video about completing online application forms.
Read our Career Ready blog post – 8 tips for online applications
Read up on some tips from the Career Ready blog.
Visit a practice test site to view example questions or take a full practice test.
Access La Trobe’s Big Interview to learn how to perform in an interview, and practice your video interviewing skills
Find out what an assessment centre is and how to prepare.
Applications open on Monday 4 August 2019 and run for approximately 4 weeks.
If you’re in in your penultimate or final year of study and thinking about life beyond university, having a mentor is one way to get a head start on your career.
Career Ready Mentoring is part of Career Ready Advantage and can connect you with alumni and other professionals, and help you prepare for a career in your area of interest.
This program is for current students at La Trobe University.
We have more than 300 mentors from fields including:
It could be worth pursuing a BHP Billiton Australia China Scholarship, through The Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC).
These scholarships have been established to encourage Australian students and young professionals to pursue specialised study, research and experience in priority areas of interest in the bilateral Australia-China relationship.
Looking for a volunteer or part- time job and not sure where to start?
Need professional feedback on your resume or job application before you press ‘SEND’?
Applying for an internship?
Or are you trying to figure out your career direction?
If it’s career or job related, Careers & Employability staff can help you get on track.
We’re here to help you get the Career Ready Advantage while you study, by developing the skills and attributes employers are looking for in graduates.
P.S. Any current La Trobe student can use our services.
Graduates can also access us up to 12 months after course completion.