Employability Week will be held from 18-22 March 2019. Check back here in late Feb for the full schedule of events, workshops and sessions. In the meantime, there are plenty of resources available online to help you get started on making yourself more employable!
Be future ready
Whether you’re in your first year or about to graduate, it’s never too early to start preparing for your future. Be Future Ready is your directory of workshops, opportunities and online resources to help you improve your grades, find work experience, get career advice and land that dream job.
Set up a profile on Ask Alumni, a new digital mentoring program connecting you with the University of Melbourne alumni. Chat with alumni members from around the world in person or online, getting practical advice and guidance in a relaxed environment, one conversation at a time.
Use your University credentials to sign into EmployMe, an online hub of tools, resources and videos to help you find and land a job. Popular tools include the Global Job Search Engine, CV Builder, Interview Simulator and Assessment Centre Tool.
Leaders in Community Award
Get your extracurriculars officially recognised on your transcript by signing up for the Leaders in Community Award. You can start at any time during your degree, and even include activities undertaken up to 24 months prior to starting the Award.
Starting Somewhere podcast
Listen to this 10-episode guide to finding, landing and getting the most out of an internship. Hear from experts, peers and employers as they talk through every aspect of interning – from what to wear on your first day to avoiding exploitation and burnout.
Chat With Your Future Webinar
What should you expect in your first year after graduating? View our webinar and hear recent graduates from various industries share their stories on how they made career choices and successfully transitioned from study to work.