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
Develop the capabilities, mindsets and attributes to enable you to thrive at work and set yourself up for a satisfying and impactful career.

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
Sign up to this free online course to enhance your employability
Develop the capabilities, mindsets and attributes to enable you to thrive at work and set yourself up for a satisfying and impactful career.

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.

Develop the capabilities, mindsets and attributes to enable you to thrive at work and set yourself up for a satisfying and impactful career.
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