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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 Career Development team offer a number of work related programs, services and events designed to prepare you for future employment.

Career Mentoring Program

In the Career Mentoring Program you are matched you with an experienced industry professional who can impart their knowledge and help you achieve your career goals.

Deadly Nursing Mentoring Program

The USQ Deadly Nursing Mentoring Program is an online career mentoring program designed to connect currently enrolled USQ Indigenous Nursing students (Deadly Mentees) with Indigenous Nursing Alumni (Deadly Mentors).

Industry Experience Program

If you are looking for unpaid work experience, the Industry Experience Program can support you with workplace insurance.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

USQ's Work Integrated Learning program applies theoretical knowledge learnt in the lecture room directly to the world-of-work.

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.

Career development

You also encouraged you to make the most of opportunities such as:

Phoenix award

This award is 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

Golden Key is an in international honour society that connects members with global programs, partnerships, awards and opportunities.

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