Career Development Workshops and Events

Explore our range of events and workshops designed to give you the edge.

From application writing, project management and interviewing workshops to networking, career planning and learning about workplace culture, the workshops and events provided by UQ will help you to build capabilities that will make you more employable no matter what direction you choose to take your career in.

Upcoming events and workshops

  • Career Chats - Getting started at UQ

    Starts: 9 Aug 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 9 Aug 2021, 2:30 pm
    Remaining places: 55
    In this week’s Career Chats, hear from career staff about how to make the most of your time at UQ. Explore volunteering, internships, creating a professional network and more!
  • Career Chats - Getting started at UQ

    Starts: 9 Aug 2021, 2:30 pm
    Finishes: 9 Aug 2021, 3:00 pm
    Remaining places: 30
    In this week’s Career Chats, hear from career staff about how to make the most of your time at UQ. Explore volunteering, internships, creating a professional network and more!
  • Career Chats - Your Career Change

    Starts: 16 Aug 2021, 12:30 pm
    Finishes: 16 Aug 2021, 1:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, ModWest (11A), Room 131
    Remaining places: 29
    In this week’s Career Chats, hear from career staff about how to prepare for a new or different career. Explore opportunities, recognise the value of your experiences and get tips for updating your LinkedIn profile and applications to reflect your goals.
  • Career Chats - Your Career Change

    Starts: 16 Aug 2021, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 16 Aug 2021, 1:30 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, ModWest (11A), Room 131
    Remaining places: 30
    In this week’s Career Chats, hear from career staff about how to prepare for a new or different career. Explore opportunities, recognise the value of your experiences and get tips for updating your LinkedIn profile and applications to reflect your goals.
  • Virtual Career Chats - Launching Your Career

    Starts: 24 Aug 2021, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 24 Aug 2021, 1:30 pm
    Remaining places: 58
    In this week’s Career Chats, hear from career staff about how to prepare to launch your career! Discover how to explore opportunities, strengthen your network and enhance your professional online presence.
  • Virtual Career Chats - Launching Your Career

    Starts: 24 Aug 2021, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 24 Aug 2021, 2:00 pm
    Remaining places: 60
    In this week’s Career Chats, hear from career staff about how to prepare to launch your career! Discover how to explore opportunities, strengthen your network and enhance your professional online presence.
  • Career Chats - Launching Your Career

    Starts: 26 Aug 2021, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 26 Aug 2021, 2:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Global Change Institute Building (20), Atrium
    Remaining places: 45
    In this week’s Career Chats, hear from career staff about how to prepare to launch your career! Discover how to explore opportunities, strengthen your network and enhance your professional online presence.
  • Career Chats - Launching Your Career

    Starts: 26 Aug 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 26 Aug 2021, 2:30 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Global Change Institute Building (20), Atrium
    Remaining places: 45
    In this week’s Career Chats, hear from career staff about how to prepare to launch your career! Discover how to explore opportunities, strengthen your network and enhance your professional online presence.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 30 Aug 2021, 10:30 am
    Finishes: 30 Aug 2021, 11:00 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Global Change Institute Building (20), Atrium
    Remaining places: 44
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 30 Aug 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 30 Aug 2021, 11:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Global Change Institute Building (20), Atrium
    Remaining places: 45
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats - virtual

    Starts: 1 Sep 2021, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 1 Sep 2021, 10:30 am
    Remaining places: 60
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats - virtual

    Starts: 1 Sep 2021, 10:30 am
    Finishes: 1 Sep 2021, 11:00 am
    Remaining places: 60
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 7 Sep 2021, 10:30 am
    Finishes: 7 Sep 2021, 11:00 am
    Venue: St Lucia, UQ Centre (27A), Foyer
    Remaining places: 30
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Career Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 7 Sep 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 7 Sep 2021, 11:30 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, UQ Centre (27A), Foyer
    Remaining places: 30
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Career Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats - virtual

    Starts: 9 Sep 2021, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 9 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
    Remaining places: 60
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats - virtual

    Starts: 9 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 9 Sep 2021, 2:30 pm
    Remaining places: 60
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats - virtual

    Starts: 13 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 13 Sep 2021, 2:30 pm
    Remaining places: 60
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats - virtual

    Starts: 13 Sep 2021, 2:30 pm
    Finishes: 13 Sep 2021, 3:00 pm
    Remaining places: 60
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats - virtual

    Starts: 20 Sep 2021, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 20 Sep 2021, 1:30 pm
    Remaining places: 60
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats - virtual

    Starts: 20 Sep 2021, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 20 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
    Remaining places: 60
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 23 Sep 2021, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 23 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Global Change Institute Building (20), Atrium
    Remaining places: 43
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 23 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Sep 2021, 2:30 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Global Change Institute Building (20), Atrium
    Remaining places: 45
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 5 Oct 2021, 10:30 am
    Finishes: 5 Oct 2021, 11:00 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Forgan Smith Building (1), 01-E112
    Remaining places: 30
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 5 Oct 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 5 Oct 2021, 11:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, Forgan Smith Building (1), 01-E112
    Remaining places: 30
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats - virtual

    Starts: 13 Oct 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 13 Oct 2021, 11:30 am
    Remaining places: 59
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Careers Chats - virtual

    Starts: 13 Oct 2021, 11:30 am
    Finishes: 13 Oct 2021, 12:00 pm
    Remaining places: 60
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Careers Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 18 Oct 2021, 10:30 am
    Finishes: 18 Oct 2021, 11:00 am
    Venue: St Lucia, ModWest (11A), 120/121
    Remaining places: 30
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Career Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Career Chats

    Starts: 18 Oct 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 18 Oct 2021, 11:30 am
    Venue: St Lucia, ModWest (11A), 120/121
    Remaining places: 30
    Are you developing your Career from scratch, changing Industries, or preparing to make that next leap? At Career Chats get tips and strategies that suit your career journey.
  • Steps for Success: Decoding and Preparing for Job Applications

    Starts: 9 Aug 2021, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 9 Aug 2021, 8:00 pm
    Remaining places: 14
    This workshop will provide you with a broad understanding of common elements of the Australian job application and recruitment process, ranging from resumes, cover letters, interviews and online psychometric testing.
  • Foundations of Employability: Unlocking your potential

    Starts: 10 Aug 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 10 Aug 2021, 12:00 pm
    Remaining places: 79
    This workshop will develop your understanding of what ‘employability’ is and why it is vital for you career development.
  • Steps for Success: Decoding and Preparing for Job Applications

    Starts: 30 Aug 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 30 Aug 2021, 4:00 pm
    Remaining places: 62
    This workshop will provide you with a broad understanding of common elements of the Australian job application and recruitment process, ranging from resumes, cover letters, interviews and online psychometric testing.
  • Foundations of Employability: Unlocking your potential

    Starts: 31 Aug 2021, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 31 Aug 2021, 11:00 am
    Venue: Dual Delivery: On Campus and Online
    Remaining places: 97
    This workshop will develop your understanding of what ‘employability’ is and why it is vital for you career development.
  • Career Advancement Masterclass: Articulating your experiences

    Starts: 6 Oct 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 6 Oct 2021, 4:00 pm
    Venue: Dual Delivery: On Campus and Online
    Remaining places: 65
    Have you recently completed an experience and would like to learn more about how you can use and communicate your capabilities in the workplace? This workshop will enable you to effectively articulate your experiences to prospective employers utilising the STAR approach.
  • Steps for Success: Decoding and Preparing for Job Applications

    Starts: 8 Oct 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 8 Oct 2021, 1:00 pm
    Remaining places: 99
    This workshop will provide you with a broad understanding of common elements of the Australian job application and recruitment process, ranging from resumes, cover letters, interviews and online psychometric testing.
  • Preparing for your next work experience: Upskilling on the job

    Starts: 18 Nov 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 18 Nov 2021, 1:00 pm
    Remaining places: 92
    This workshop will empower you to effectively transition to a workplace and is relevant to all year levels.
  • From Volunteer to Career: Student Volunteer Week

    Starts: 12 Aug 2021, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 12 Aug 2021, 2:00 pm
    Learn how your volunteer experience can kick-start your career in this virtual one hour workshop.
  • Employer Insights: Making that Career Change

    Starts: 18 Aug 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 18 Aug 2021, 1:00 pm
    Are you embarking on a new career, starting a new degree, or considering a change in discipline? This session will provide industry insights on the value of making that career change and key strategies to transition into new occupations and/or industries.
  • Employer Insights: Launch your Career

    Starts: 16 Sep 2021, 12:30 pm
    Finishes: 16 Sep 2021, 1:30 pm
    Are you keen to hear from industry professionals on how to set yourself up for success and launch your career?! This session will provide industry insights ranging from how to present yourself in the application process to putting your best foot forward in the workplace.
  • Online Careers Fair: Meet with Inclusive Employers

    Starts: 28 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 28 Sep 2021, 4:00 pm
    You are invited to meet with Inclusive Employers in this online Fair which showcases employment opportunities for students with a disability. Meet with over 60 employers and hear from experts in industry!

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