Get Career Ready for … is a program of workshops and employer events designed to connect you to career opportunities related to your degree. The program runs over a 1-2 week period during semester, with online resources available year-round.

Get Career Ready for … includes:

  • a careers webinar to connect you to resources that will enable you to plan your career;
  • employer events where you get to hear current information about career opportunities;
  • and a PebblePad workbook to assist in your career planning.

Participation in this program contributes toward your achievement of a Career Ready Advantage Award.

Note: All live events are broadcast online via Zoom, so students from any campus can attend. Please register for any event you are interested in, and you will receive an email with a link to view the event online.

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Get Career Ready for Business & Commerce

Learn how to research career opportunities in business and commerce; and hear direct from employers and alumni about the current trends in the industry.

Careers webinar

Time and date: 21 August, 10am – 11am

Are you curious about where your degree could take you? Join this webinar for an overview of industries and roles relevant to business and commerce, and ideas on the kinds of employers you could work for. You’ll hear tips for career planning, recruitment processes and different types of opportunities. This webinar will help you to get the most out of our Career Options Panels and meeting employers.

Register now

Career options panel discussions & networking event

In these sessions, you’ll hear from a panel of speakers, and get to ask your burning questions. Please register for each session you wish to attend. An email link to watch the event via Zoom will be sent to all students who register.

Career Options in … Venue Date Time Register
A day in the life of a financial planner Bundoora, RRL-101 Thu 7 August 12.30pm to 2pm Register now
Business & Commerce Bundoora, ELT-4 Wed 22 Aug 12.30pm to 2pm Register now
Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management Bundoora, ELT-2 Thu 23 Aug 12.30pm to 2pm Register now
Accounting and Finance Bundoora, HU3-410 Tue 28 Aug 12.30pm to 2pm Register now

Transition to the Teaching Profession (Bundoora)

Tuesday 2nd October: 3:30 PM – 8:00 PM:  Register now

Transition to the Teaching Profession (Bendigo):

Thursday 4th October : 12:00 PM -3:00 PM:  Register now

Get Career Ready for Health

Learn how to research career opportunities in health; and hear direct from employers and alumni about the current trends in the industry.

Careers webinar

Time and date: 4 September, 10am – 11am

Are you curious about where your degree could take you? Join this webinar for an overview of industries and roles relevant to health, and ideas on the kinds of employers you could work for. You’ll hear tips for career planning, recruitment processes and different types of opportunities. This webinar will help you to get the most out of our Career Options Panels and meeting employers.

Register now

Career options panel discussions & networking event

In these sessions, you’ll hear from a panel of speakers, and get to ask your burning questions. Please register for each session you wish to attend. An email link to watch the event via Zoom will be sent to all students who register.

Career Options in … Venue Date Time Register
Allied Health Bundoora, ELT4 Wed 5 Sep 12.30pm to 2pm Register now
Social Work and the Community Sector Bundoora, ELT-2 Thu 6 Sep 12.30pm to 2pm Register now
Health and Wellbeing Bundoora, WLT-2 Thu 13 Sep 12.30pm to 2pm Register now

Get Career Ready for Health

Learn how to research career opportunities in health; and hear direct from employers and alumni about the current trends in the industry.

Careers webinar

Time and date: 4 September, 10am – 11am

Are you curious about where your degree could take you? Join this webinar for an overview of industries and roles relevant to health, and ideas on the kinds of employers you could work for. You’ll hear tips for career planning, recruitment processes and different types of opportunities. This webinar will help you to get the most out of our Career Options Panels and meeting employers.

Register now

Career options panel discussions & networking event

In these sessions, you’ll hear from a panel of speakers, and get to ask your burning questions. Please register for each session you wish to attend. An email link to watch the event via Zoom will be sent to all students who register.

Career Options in … Venue Date Time Register
Allied Health Bundoora, ELT4 Wed 5 Sep 12.30pm to 2pm Register now
Social Work and the Community Sector Bundoora, ELT-2 Thu 6 Sep 12.30pm to 2pm Register now
Health and Wellbeing Bundoora, WLT-2 Thu 13 Sep 12.30pm to 2pm Register now

Generation HR: Career Options In Human Resources

Get Career Ready for IT & Engineering

Learn how to research career opportunities in IT and Engineering; and hear direct from employers and alumni about the current trends in the industry.

Careers webinar

This was held on: 7 August, 10am – 11am

Are you curious about where your degree could take you? Join this webinar for an overview of industries and roles relevant to IT & Engineering, and ideas on the kinds of employers you could work for. You’ll hear tips for career planning, recruitment processes and different types of opportunities. This webinar will help you to get the most out of our Career Options Panels and meeting employers.

Watch the recorded webinar (requires log in to La Trobe’s Office 365)

Workbook

We have created a workbook in PebblePad which contains loads of information about applying for opportunities in IT & Engineering.

Download your copy now!

Career options panel discussions & networking event

In these sessions, you’ll hear from a panel of speakers, and get to ask your burning questions. Please register for each session you wish to attend. An email link to watch the event via Zoom will be sent to all students who register.

Career Options in … Venue Date Time Register
Engineering Bundoora, Room TBA Wed 8 August 11am to 1pm Register now
Engineering Bendigo, Room TBA Thu 9 Aug 11am to 1pm Register now
Cybersecurity and big data City Tue 14 Aug 11am to 1pm Register now
IT & Mathematics Sydney Tue 14 Aug 2pm to 4pm Not yet open
IT & Mathematics Bendigo Fri 24 Aug 11am to 1pm Register now
IT & Mathematics Bundoora Tue 28 Aug 11am to 1pm Register now

Get Career Ready for Media, Arts and Communications Roles

Learn how to research career opportunities in communications, arts and media; and hear direct from employers and alumni about the current trends in the industry.

Careers webinar

Time and date: 28 August, 10am – 11am

Are you curious about where your degree could take you? Join this webinar for an overview of industries and roles relevant to communications, arts and media, and ideas on the kinds of employers you could work for. You’ll hear tips for career planning, recruitment processes and different types of opportunities. This webinar will help you to get the most out of our Career Options Panels and meeting employers.

Register now

Career options panel discussions & networking event

In these sessions, you’ll hear from a panel of employers, and get to ask your burning questions. Please register for each session you wish to attend. An email link to watch the event via Zoom will be sent to all students who register.

Career Options in: Venue Date Time Register
Communications, Arts and Media Bundoora, ELT4 Wed 29 Aug 12.30pm to 2pm Register now

Get Career Ready for Psychology

Learn how to research career opportunities in psychology; and hear direct from employers and alumni about the current trends in the industry.

Careers webinar

Time and date: 18 September, 10am – 11am

Are you curious about where your degree could take you? Join this webinar for an overview of industries and roles relevant to psychology, and ideas on the kinds of employers you could work for. You’ll hear tips for career planning, recruitment processes and different types of opportunities. This webinar will help you to get the most out of our Career Options Panels and meeting employers.

Register now

Career options panel discussions & networking event

In these sessions, you’ll hear from a panel of employers, and get to ask your burning questions. Please register for each session you wish to attend. An email link to watch the event via Zoom will be sent to all students who register.

Career Options in: Venue Date Time Register
Psychology Bundoora, ELT2 Fri 21 Sept 1pm to 2pm Register now

Get Career Ready for Science

Learn how to research career opportunities in science; and hear direct from employers and alumni about the current trends in the industry.

Careers webinar

Time and date: 2nd October, 10am – 11am

Are you curious about where your degree could take you? Join this webinar for an overview of industries and roles relevant to science, and ideas on the kinds of employers you could work for. You’ll hear tips for career planning, recruitment processes and different types of opportunities. This webinar will help you to get the most out of our Career Options Panels and meeting employers.

Register now

Career options panel discussions & networking event

In these sessions, you’ll hear from a panel of employers, and get to ask your burning questions. Please register for each session you wish to attend. An email link to watch the event via Zoom will be sent to all students who register 2 days prior.

Career Options in: Venue Date Time Register
Agricultural Science, Environmental Science and Agribusiness Bundoora, ELT4 Wed 3 Oct 12.30pm to 2pm Register now
Animal and Biological Science Bundoor ELT-2 Thu 4 Oct 12.30pm to 2pm Register now
Science Bundoora, WLT-2 Thu 11 Oct 12.30pm to 2pm Register now