Tailor Your Application

Tailor Your Application seeks to equip you with the skills required to develop and enhance your professional application.

By customing your professional application, you are able to articulate your unique value proposition to prospective employers.

Opened four times a year, have a go at writing a tailored application and get personalised feedback on your resume, cover letter, or selection criteria from a member of the Career Development Team.

Read through the information, conditions and timelines below, and submit your tailored application!  

 Address selection criteria


 Practice written applications


 Get feedback

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Important Dates
Tailor Your Application Rounds
Please note we have a cap of 120 applications per round, so please submit your application as soon as possible.
  Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
Submissions Open 28 February 2022 23 May 2022 25 July 2022 24 October 2022
Submissions Close 13 March 2022 3 June 2022 5 August 2022 4 November 2022
Receive Feedback by 25 March 2022 17 June 2022 19 August 2022 18 November 2022

What does it involve?

  • Find a job that you would like to apply for (or that you are interested in) and download the job description/selection criteria (PDF or document).
  • Write a tailored application for the role (this may include a resume, cover letter and/or selection criteria).
  • Select one document that you would like to be prioritised in the review.
  • Complete the form and upload all documents, including the job description/selection criteria.
  • A member of the team will review your application and provide you with a personalised video with top tips for enhancing your application.

Conditions

  • The application must be for an Australian role. If you are interested in global applications, we recommend visiting GoinGlobal.
  • The application must NOT be used for an assessment or a scholarship application.
  • You will need to upload a job description/selection criteria for a role (either a role you are applying for or a role you are interested in).

Tailor Your Application is not currently open, how can I enhance my applications?

If there are no open submission rounds for Tailor Your Application, you can always access a range of resources on the Written applications page of this website that can assist you to develop your applications. You can also register for My Career Adviser to access on-demand employability and career development resources right in Blackboard.