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Volunteering: What Does It Mean?

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Volunteering. Everyone’s heard of it. Most of us have even volunteered at some point in our lives. But what does it mean to be a volunteer?

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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

Event Recap: Don’t Be A Pack of Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Career Ready hosted on 7th September ‘Career Options in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)’ and were joined by six industry professionals from Coles, Coca Cola Amatil and Six Degrees. Emma, a Career Ready Ambassador went along for the event and shares the insights employers gave on what it’s like to work in FMCG and how to succeed in your career.  Here’s what they had to say:

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Looking for Part-Time Work? 5 Ways to Get Started

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Following successful workshops on finding part-time work, Kirra, one of the Career Ready Ambassadors, has put together her top 5 ways to get started with looking for part time work.

It can be tough to know where to start, and what employers want. Whether you’re looking to earn some money while you study, or looking to develop new skills, we have a number of handy resources at Career Ready to help you set yourself apart and get the part-time job you are looking for.  Here are 5 tips on getting started!

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7 Common Questions Asked By Students


Job seeking can be tough.  Ajisha, a student Career Ready Ambassador (CRA) has answered some of your most common questions asked by students dropping into Career Ready.


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Career Ready “Quick Bites” Workshops for Students



La Trobe University’s Careers and Employability service are excited to announce the launch of our Career Ready “Quick Bites”  lunchtime workshops at the Bundoora campus.

The workshops are available to all current students and graduates who have completed their studies within the last 12 months.

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Looking for part-time work? Head to the Northland Jobs Fair.


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This Thursday, Septemeber 1st, from 5pm until 6.30pm, Northland Shopping Centre will host a job fair where you can apply for work at some of their businesses.

Meet with potential employers, ask questions about your interests and apply for available jobs on the spot.

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Where will you meet your future employer?


Do you know about your career options and the kinds of companies you might work for?

Career expos and other employer events such as The Big Meet are great opportunities to…

  • find out more about the range of places you might work
  • chat informally with employers and others in your field
  • discover new possibilities
  • develop confidence in putting yourself forward for career opportunities.

Here are some up-coming events on our radar.

The Big Meet

The Big Meet is a FREE careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate, or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend! Continue reading

Dream Job #1 Working with the UN




Are you studying international relations or international development?

Can you imagine working with the United Nations, World Bank or International Development Organization?

What would it take to turn your dream into a reality? is an online career resource listing vacant jobs and internships from more than 1,000 global organizations, including UN agencies, international financial institutions and the most influential International NGOs.

It also provides expert career advice and information including…

Go on, what are you waiting for? is a service from INTALMA, a Swedish social enterprise. It is not affiliated with the United Nations but many UN-organisations are active partners and they support them in finding global talents.

MasterClass: Applying for Internships and Graduate Employment

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About MasterClass

MasterClass is a 3 hour workshop about applying for internships and graduate jobs. Career consultants will cover all aspects of the application process from resumes through to interviews.

You’ll get tips from a panel of Graduate Employers and find out what they look for in candidates.

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