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.

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Employability Week

15-19 March
 

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Upcoming events and workshops

  • Writing Effective Applications

    Starts: 1 Mar 2021, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 1 Mar 2021, 11:00 am
    Join us in this workshop to find out all about how to write an effective résumé that will impress employers.
  • Kickstart your Career Change with Confidence

    Starts: 2 Mar 2021, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 2 Mar 2021, 11:00 am
    Venue: St Lucia, To be confirmed
    Remaining places: 28
    This workshop will provide you with the know-how to ensure you do all the right things to develop yourself alongside your studies for your new career pathway!
  • Feedback Series: Getting started with collecting feedback

    Starts: 2 Mar 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 2 Mar 2021, 1:00 pm
    This session will focus on finding the best strategy for collecting feedback, help you determine if you need ethics, and will provide some top tips to get you started on designing your action plan to collect feedback.
  • UNIT UQ x BEL Presents: First Years Evening

    Starts: 3 Mar 2021, 6:30 pm
    Finishes: 3 Mar 2021, 7:30 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, ModWest (11A), Room 131
    Come along to UNIT’s First Years Event and learn about everything that you don’t know (and probably should). Stripped back to the basics, we have a panel of students from varying degrees and ages to answer all your questions, from Business to BAFE.
  • Introduction to Australian Workplace Culture

    Starts: 4 Mar 2021, 9:30 am
    Finishes: 4 Mar 2021, 11:00 am
    Venue: The Zoomlink will be sent one day before the workshop.
    This workshop aims to provide you with an understanding of Australian Workplace Culture, the skills required to succeed and how you can start developing them..
  • Career Planning - Shape Your Career and Plan Your Direction

    Starts: 4 Mar 2021, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 4 Mar 2021, 2:30 pm
    Venue: Registered students will be sent a Zoom link on the day of the event
    Are you unsure about your career? Come along to this workshop to explore the aspects that determine your career and start to plan your future!
  • Unpack Your Experience

    Starts: 4 Mar 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 4 Mar 2021, 3:00 pm
    Join us in this workshop to understand how to effectively articulate your experience.
  • Finding Work with Limited Experience

    Starts: 8 Mar 2021, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 8 Mar 2021, 11:00 am
    Join us in this workshop to find out how you can find a job without experience!
  • Feedback Series: Creating surveys, focus groups & other feedback tools

    Starts: 9 Mar 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 9 Mar 2021, 1:00 pm
    This session will focus on equipping you with skills to create surveys, write focus group structures and explore other feedback tools. Depending on your needs, you can choose to come to this whole session or part of the session.
  • Create Your Value Proposition

    Starts: 9 Mar 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 9 Mar 2021, 3:30 pm
    A value proposition is a summary of why an employer should hire you and what makes you a unique candidate for that position. This workshop will unpack how to create an appealing value proposition that will help you in your search for work.
  • Impress Employers through Narrative

    Starts: 10 Mar 2021, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 10 Mar 2021, 11:00 am
    Venue: St Lucia, To be confirmed
    Remaining places: 93
    Throughout history and in all cultures we have passed on information and learning through storytelling. Your career journey is no different and it is often difficult to articulate to prospective employers. This session will assist build your own career narrative to engage people in your journey.
  • Writing Effective Applications

    Starts: 10 Mar 2021, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 10 Mar 2021, 11:00 am
    Join us in this workshop to find out all about how to write an effective résumé that will impress employers.
  • Career Planning - Shape Your Career and Plan Your Direction

    Starts: 11 Mar 2021, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 11 Mar 2021, 2:30 pm
    Venue: Registered students will be sent a Zoom link on the day of the event
    Are you unsure about your career? Come along to this workshop to explore the aspects that determine your career and start to plan your future!
  • Job Search + Networking

    Starts: 11 Mar 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 11 Mar 2021, 3:00 pm
    Finding a job can be a lengthy process. In this workshop we will look at effective methods of finding the job of your dreams.
  • Finding Work with Limited Experience

    Starts: 15 Mar 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 15 Mar 2021, 3:00 pm
    Join us in this workshop to find out how you can find a job without experience!
  • Herston Hangouts - Career Advice & Coffee

    Starts: 17 Mar 2021, 11:30 am
    Finishes: 17 Mar 2021, 1:00 pm
    Venue: Herston, Oral Health Centre (883), Ground level of the Oral Health Centre
    Remaining places: 248
    FREE coffee and career advice at Herston!
  • Student-Staff Partnerships Community of Practice (1) - Face-to-Face

    Starts: 23 Mar 2021, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Mar 2021, 2:30 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, ModWest (11A), Room 131
    Remaining places: 28
    You are invited to our first Student-Staff Partnerships Community of Practice in 2021! This session will explore developing connections across the University to enhance your partnership/student representation work.
  • Create Your Value Proposition

    Starts: 23 Mar 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Mar 2021, 3:00 pm
    A value proposition is a summary of why an employer should hire you and what makes you a unique candidate for that position. This workshop will unpack how to create an appealing value proposition that will help you in your search for work.
  • BEL Peers & Careers - Getting started on your career!

    Starts: 23 Mar 2021, 4:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Mar 2021, 5:00 pm
    Venue: St Lucia, Lower Forgan Smith Lawns
    Peers and Careers workshops are informal sessions for students to discuss key employability topics, ask questions and learn from the experiences of other students. Workshops are co-facilitated by experienced BEL students and BEL Career Services. This session is about getting started on your career!
  • Unpack Your Experience

    Starts: 25 Mar 2021, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 25 Mar 2021, 11:00 am
    Join us in this workshop to understand how to effectively articulate your experience.
  • Queensland Audit Office - Graduate Program Presentation

    Starts: 1 Mar 2021, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 1 Mar 2021, 2:00 pm
    The QAO graduate program applications are open now! Come along and learn more about the program, and how to make your application stand out.
  • Mid-Tier Mixer - Accounting

    Starts: 3 Mar 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 3 Mar 2021, 1:30 pm
    Venue: Zoom - a meeting link will be sent to you prior to the event
    ​The Mid-Tier Mixer is a group speed networking and Q&A Event.
  • Online Employer Event: Teach Primary and Secondary in the UK!

    Starts: 3 Mar 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 3 Mar 2021, 1:30 pm
    Venue: Zoom - link will be sent to registered students the day of the event
    Remaining places: 148
    We are looking for enthusiastic Primary and Secondary Teachers interested in teaching in England. We have plenty of great roles beginning September 2021.
  • Science Industry Chats Series: Evan Shellshear Head of Analytics, Biarri

    Starts: 9 Mar 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 9 Mar 2021, 1:00 pm
    Evan Shellshear will chat with a Science Leaders Academy student about his career journey and top tips for students looking to join the industry.
  • Online Employer Event: Teach For Australia's Leadership Development Program

    Starts: 10 Mar 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 10 Mar 2021, 1:30 pm
    Venue: Zoom - link will be sent to registered students the day of the event
    Remaining places: 141
    Teach For Australia's Leadership Development Program is an employment-based pathway that recruits high achieving graduates and career changers to become fully qualified teachers in schools serving low socio-economic communities.
  • Science Industry Chats Series - Guest Speaker Todd Spencer on BioSecurity

    Starts: 11 Mar 2021, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 11 Mar 2021, 2:00 pm
    Todd Spencer, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will chat with a Science Leaders Academy student about his career journey and top tips for students looking to join the industry.
  • Morgan Stanley - Employer Presentation

    Starts: 17 Mar 2021, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 17 Mar 2021, 6:30 pm
    Venue: Register using the QR code
    Event for penultimate year students from all disciplines to gain an insight into Morgan Stanley and opportunities available to students.
  • Science Industry Chats Series: Dr Veronica Monaghan, Greencross Vets

    Starts: 23 Mar 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Mar 2021, 1:00 pm
    Dr. Veronica Monaghan, Regional Clinical Director QLD from Greencross Vets will chat with a Science Leaders Academy student about her career journey and top tips for students looking to join the industry.