This session is aimed at helping award participants understand the capabilities that they have developed through their experiences and in meaningfully communicating your potential to employers, through using the SEAL and STAR methods.

Facilitated by Anna Richards (co-author of “Employ101x – Unlocking your Employability” MOOC) the session will cover:

  •          Employer expectations of graduates
  •         Tools to identify the skills and attributes you are developing through your experiences; and
  •          Techniques to effectively communicate your potential in the recruitment process

Open to all Employability Award participants, but especially recommended for: 

  • Level 2: Years 2/3 (for students in the middle of their program)
  • Level 3: Years 3/4/Honours (for students nearing the end of their program)

About Symposium Series

As a participant of the UQ Employability Award program, you will have exclusive access to the Symposium Series.

These sessions bring together UQ academics, visiting scholars, alumni, and industry contacts to discuss a broad range of topics designed especially to support your professional development and help you translate your skills into practice in the workplace.

Attending three symposia can count towards the Award as a supplementary activity. You will need to register your attendance through StudentHub.

Please note: Semester 2, 2017 will be the final semester that Symposium Series sessions are held, and your last chance to attend 3 to count as one supplementary activity. Don't miss out!

Session topics

Session topics will span across a range of professional and personal development themes. Each session has been classified into a recommended level to help you select the sessions which are most relevant to you to complement your studies:

  • Level 1: Years 1/2 (for students new to UQ or early stages of their current program)
  • Level 2: Years 2/3 (for students in the middle of their program)
  • Level 3: Years 3/4/Honours (for students nearing the end of their program)

Venue

Sir Llew Edwards Building, (#14)
Room: 
Terrace Room

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