Find out how to prepare for your future through work experience, mentoring and networking. Learn about the job market, job-seeking strategies and entering the workforce, as well as additional information for international students.
Internships, work experience and mentoring
Degree-related internships, work experience and mentoring can help you to practice and develop professional skills under supervision in the workplace.
Networking and social media
Whether you are entering the workforce, considering further study or you have other plans entirely, understanding the importance of networking and social media is an important aspect of learning how to shape your future.
International students who graduate from the University of Melbourne follow diverse employment and graduate pathways. Whether you intend to remain and work in Australia, return to your home country or seek opportunities elsewhere, it is important to understand your options, do your research and plan ahead.
Job search websites
The following sites allow you to search for jobs in Australia and internationally. Depending on your industry or country of interest, there are likely to be many more websites and job search options. You can discover what else is available to you through independent research.
To make the most of the published job market you should explore:
- Careers Online – the University of Melbourne's jobs board for students.
- General job search sites
- Graduate job sites
- Australian Government sites
- Chinese job sites
- Industry-specific job sites
Need some more help?
Attend a seminar or workshop on skills development. Check our workshops and sessions page for scheduled sessions.