Careers and employability

Your career starts now

Your first years at UQ are the perfect time to start planning your future. Here’s how to get ahead in your first year as an undergraduate.

Sign up to a program created to expand your horizons and prospects
Build networks. Make friends. Find like minds. Join a UQ club or society!
Find volunteer opportunities and attend our Volunteer Expo

Share your experiences on my ePortfolio.

Develop your employability

Now you've settled into university life, it’s prime time to enhance your employability before your final years of study start.

Find out if you’re eligible to apply for student exchange or short term programs
Gain a competitive edge in the job market through an internship or work experience
Sign up to this free online course to enhance your employability

Prepare for employment

Your final years of study are a time to start thinking about next steps. Prepare to start your career, build networks and translate your skills into practice.

Build your professional networks and attend the Careers Fair
Get the careers edge by meeting with a Career Adviser
Expand your skillset through an internship or placement

Sign-up for the new look Employability Award

Enhance your degree, make a difference, and hit the ground running with the Employability Award