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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.
Connect with us through our drop-in services, appointments, Career Hub questions, workshops and events and Unitemps.
Visit the website or come to a drop-in session .
P.S. Any current La Trobe student can use our services.
Graduates can also access us up to 12 months after course completion.
Over 220 students in July 2014 attended the MasterClass workshop on applying for graduate jobs and internships. We hope the workshop will help you successfully apply for an internship or graduate job.
Here are some resources from the workshop:
eBook on Graduate Programs
Work experiences such as internships can:
- give you valuable insights into a workplace or sector you’d like a job in, in the future
- provide opportunities to identify and develop relevant skills, explore specialisations and establish networks
- help you to build a stand-out resume backed up by current, professional referees from your industry.
What are you waiting for?
There are a heap of work experience programs to tap into including:
- vacation programs
- work experience
- work placement
- scholarships. Continue reading
La Trobe University subscribes to Going Global. Current students and recent graduates may access this valuable resource to:
- Search for jobs and internships anywhere in the world
- Access 400,000+ country-specific employer profiles
- Read the Country Career Guides to learn more about finding jobs in the country of your choice
Login to Going Global (you will need to enter your La Trobe student username and password).
There are numerous job boards that cater to specific industries. Many of these are run by industry associations, such as the Australian Computer Society and the Australian Human Resources Institute. The advantage of checking these sites for jobs is that some of the jobs won’t be advertised on the main job boards. The following websites may be useful for searching for industry specific jobs. Continue reading