Leap from good to exceptional

Imagine if you received a toolbox, one which would not only help you secure the job you really want, but also be awesome at it!

We’re not just talking about technical knowledge (you probably have that already), but the additional traits, attitudes and skills which will help you to stand out from the crowd.

That skills toolbox is generationYOU.

A one day conference event held in Melbourne on 20 April 2018, generationYOU will help you develop the skills that employers are seeking. Skills that will take you the extra mile – help you get things done and unleash your potential!

Register Now

As an event partner La Trobe is sponsoring attendance for 95 students.

To secure your spot, complete the online form and at least one new activity in Career Ready Advantage between now and the end of March. This could be a DO activity, a LEARN module or attending a Career event, workshop or drop in consultation to earn a CAREER MANAGEMENT block.

Places are strictly limited!

See generationyou.com.au for an event program and more information on the event.

Career Ready Competition: Lights, camera, action!

WIN a ticket to the dress rehearsal performance of Murphy by the Australian Ballet and increase your employability at the same time!

All you need to do is to record a ‘Do’ activity in Career Ready Advantage and tell us in 50 words or less what you will do in 2018 to increase your employability using Career Ready Advantage. Do activities are experiences you have that develop your Career Ready skills. Get recognition for activities like part-time jobs, volunteering, internships, leadership courses, extra-curricular activities, and more!

Career Ready Advantage is packed with tools and resources to help you on your path to employability.

To be in the chance to win this fantastic opportunity, complete a ‘Do’ activity in Career Ready Advantage between 14 February and 1 March 2018, and submit your entry form by 1 March 2018. The top two answers with completed do activities will win a ticket to see Murphy on the 15th March 2018 at 7pm.

Winners will be notified by 8 March 2018.

Dress Rehearsals of The Australian Ballet are an invitation-only, money-can’t-buy experience offered only to our most valued patrons, partners and Ballet Society members. They are a privileged peek behind the curtain to see how dancers, artistic team and orchestra work together.



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“La Trobe University, Bendigo Campus” front entrance sign

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Career Ready: October Events

There’s something for everyone this month at Career Ready! Check out the infographic below to see at a glance our broad range of October events as we wind down for the semester. For details on locations and to reserve your spot click here.

Regional campuses

Events running at regional campuses:

  • Videoconference: Career Options in Agricultural Science & Agribusiness
  • Webinar: Resumes for Psychology Students
  • Career Ready: Resumes & Job Applications (Bendigo)
  • Career Ready: Preparing for Interviews (Bendigo)
  • Transition to the Teaching Profession Conference (Bendigo)


A big thank you to Career Ready Ambassador Chaminie who created the event infographic

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Find job opportunities with Unitemps La Trobe!


Unitemps is La Trobe University’s first official on-campus recruitment agency. We have been busy helping students and graduates acquire casual, part-time work since April of 2017.

Our services provide opportunities for members to achieve professional experience. We can help you develop career ready skills while you earn money through a wide range of job options.

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