Advertise a job opportunity

Advertise employment opportunities, including graduate, internships, professional, international and voluntary work opportunities, free of charge, on Careers Online.

Advertise your opportunity to more than 10,000 University of Melbourne students, recent graduates and alumni who access Careers Online every month.

How to place a job advertisement

  1. Log into Careers Online or create a new username and password
  2. Click 'Add a new Job' from the left hand panel and follow the prompts. All jobs are approved for listing subject to our terms and conditions.

Terms and conditions

All job advertisements are carefully screened to ensure they comply with relevant legislation and our terms and conditions for advertising.

National wage standards

All advertised positions must comply with wage standards from the relevant award, enterprise or other registered agreement, or the National Minimum Wage.

Private householders or individuals are not covered by Fair Work Awards; however, it is the University of Melbourne's policy that all advertised positions must adhere to the casual National Minimum Wage requirements.

Where positions are not contract based requiring an ABN, positions should not be below casual time hourly rate for the National Minimum Wage.

Rates of pay

National Minimum Wage as of 1 July 2016:

  • Part-time:$17.70 p/hour
  • Casual: $22.13 p/hour (Adult rate – 21 years or over, Miscellaneous Award 2010 (MA000104))
  • Full-time: $672.70 p/38 hour week (before tax)

The information above should be treated as a guide and employers should make their own enquiries with Fair Work Australia in relation to appropriate award rates per industry.

Fair Work Ombudsman
13 13 94

More information is available at the Fair Work Ombudsman's Pay and Conditions Tool or browse the full list of pay guides.

Employing international graduates

Recent changes to visas mean that many international graduates are now able to work in Australia for periods of 18 months to four years.

More information about Tapping into the Hidden Talent Pool: Employing international graduates.

Working visa guidelines

The 485 temporary graduate visa allows international graduates to work with no restrictions. Visa holders must meet language requirements (IELTS minimum score of 6 (out of 9) in 4 categories: reading, listening, speaking and writing), ensuring that communication skills are of a high level. For the latest information, refer to the Department of Immigration:

International Students: A Guide for Australian Employers