Become more employable
In a job market that is becoming increasingly more competitive, experience in the workplace is an invaluable asset to graduates. At USQ, our Careers & Employment team offer a number of work related programs, services and events designed to prepare you for future employment.
Career mentoring program - In this program you are matched you with an experienced industry professional who can impart their knowledge and help you achieve your career goals.
Industry experience program - If you are looking for unpaid work experience, this program can support you with workplace insurance.
Work integrated learning (WIL) - Apply thoretical knowledge learnt in the lecture room directly to the world-of-work.
Job readiness workshops - These workshops will provide you with first hand information about what employers look for when selecting staff and how you can best meet employer needs.
Career library - The on-campus and online career libraries provide information about companies, job search resources and application examples.
Casual employment, vacation and volunteer work - You can demonstrate your work skills and how you approach employment through work experience. This can include casual employment or vacation work experience, as well as volunteer experience. While these experiences may not have a lot to do with your desired career path, the skills you develop are often transferable.
Careers & Employment also encourage you to make the most of opportunities such as:
Phoenix award - Designed to be a personal development opportunity for all USQ students, the Phoenix award aims to recognise the extra-curricular achievements undertaken by students while studying at USQ.
Golden Key - An international honour society that connects members with global programs, partnerships, awards and opportunities.