Employability Week

15-19 March 2021

What is Employability Week?

In 2021, The University of Queensland is excited to showcase our Employability programs and initiatives with a week of activities to engage with employers and develop your employability. Through embracing UQ's Employability Framework of Awareness, Experiences, Learning and Transfer, Employability Week will provide you with a range of opportunities to connect with programs and workshops that will develop the capabilities, mindsets and attributes that enable you to thrive at work and set yourself up for a satisfying and impactful career.

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What can I expect?

The 21st Century world of work is continually changing, and many of us will have multipe careers during our lifetimes. Throughout Employability Week, you will learn more about career opportunities, engage meaningfully with employers, alumni and other industry partners in presentations and networking sessions, as well as participate in a wide suite of interactive workshops and talks that will empower you to take control of your career direction and unlock your future potential.

You can expect to take part in panel discussions, workshops, networking events and other pop-up activities that will all help give you skills that transcend your cours work and build your lifelong employability.

Employability Week highlights

Join us in the Natural Amphitheatre and get feedback on your CV from UQ Careers Advisers. Learn the pitfalls of layout, what to avoid and how best to sell yourself to future employers. Also join us for FREE Headshots today!
Enhancing your skill set a highly effective way to stand out from the crowd! This practical hands on workshop delivered by one of our UQ alum, Patrice Dodd, will teach you the importance and application of Design Thinking.
Learn about career mentoring and other opportunities to become a mentor at UQ.
Want to start your career away from the rat race? Find out all about the opportunities and benefits of working rurally from a panel of representatives from local governments and health care providers.