If you haven’t heard about Unitemps at La Trobe, you’re missing out on valuable career help.
Unitemps is a job recruitment agency that is part of La Trobe’s Career Ready program. The service helps you access work that suits your study schedule, so you can develop career ready skills, gain real-world experience and earn money. It’s available for all students as well as recent grads.
To give you more insight into the Unitemps experience, La Trobe students Jorja Hickey (Bachelor of Business- Event Management) and Sanjog Parajuli (Master of Professional Accounting) share what it’s like land a job with Unitemps.
Support from Recruitment Experts
Unitemps offers a variety of casual, part-time, short-term and full-time opportunities. For Sanjog, finding work through Unitemps is beneficial because of the flexibility.
By sending through your resume, Unitemps professional staff can refer you to companies, recommend positions of interest and help with paperwork that needs to be completed. When you apply, you’ll benefit from being referred by someone who knows you.
Sanjog feels that the Unitemps consultants take the stress out of applying for jobs.
“It’s easy to apply to jobs from Unitemps. The main thing, for me at least, is people like Belinda (Unitemps Recruitment Consultant). I just tell her to put me through for a certain job and there’s no hassle,” he says.
Friendly On-Campus Assistance
For Jorja, who works as an Events Officer, the best part about Unitemps is the approachable on-campus base they offer to job seekers.
“You can just pop in! At the start, I had to fill out forms and bring my passport in, and it was nice to go somewhere and have a hub,” she says.
You can easily access Unitemps drop-in services at La Trobe’s Bundoora and City campuses.
“Students like the service because it’s more personalized than a typical recruitment agency- they can talk to me one-on-one and have their specific questions answered, says Belinda McIvor.
Growing Popularity = More Students with Jobs
Unitemps is growing in both the roles advertised and students registered for work. The agency sends out a weekly newsletter highlighting job opportunities to a subscriber list of nearly 1,900 students.
Sanjog and Jorja agree that their experience with Unitemps has been great and encourage students to register. As more jobs are advertised to more people, joining Unitemps will increase your chances of finding a role that fits, so register today!