Industry connections

Create a strong first impression

Over 75% of opportunities are not advertised and come either directly from your connections or from their own network

Take advantage of the future positions of your current connections by developing friendly relationships and connecting online through sites such as LinkedIn.

 Dress and act appropriately


 Do your research


 Prepare questions specific to the organisation

Networking events

Careers Fair

The UQ Careers Fair is one of the largest tertiary careers events in Australia. Meet with employers to understand more about their organisation, their recruitment practices and the possible job opportunities that may be available.

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Volunteer Expo

Thos event connects not-for-profit organisations  with students and provides opportunities for volunteering. This is the chance to build your resume with work experience, develop your skills and obtain valuable referees able to comment on your work abilities.

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Employers on campus

Hear directly from employers about their organisation, recruitment processes and the types of vacancies that they have available.​ These events are high in demand so make sure you register. 

Find employers on campus

Symposium Series

The UQ Employability Award Symposium Series involves UQ and industry experts discussing a broad range of topics designed to support your professional development.

Find out how to get involved

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A range of UQU student societies hold industry events that enable you to network with professionals in your field.
Learn how to interpret and present your skills and attributes to employers and effectively network.
As an alumni, you can partake in a range of activities including alumni events, global networks and special benefits.

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