Job applications

Your job application is the first impression a potential employer has of you, so it’s important to ensure that your first impression is positive.

The Careers & Employability Team deliver a series of employability workshops, and have resources, to give you the knowledge to prepare a winning application. We can assist you on topics such as:

  • writing a resume
  • writing cover and application letters
  • answering selection criteria
  • interview tips.

Personalised application advice

The Careers & Employability Team are happy to review your application and provide feedback. Please Access to receive feedback.   

Interview skills

We provide a variety of resources and workshops to help you get the most out of your interview. 

Mock interviews

Mock interviews are offered to ensure you are prepared. The Careers & Employability Team will need to be notified several days in advance and will need to be provided with your resume, cover letter and position description of the role you are interviewing for, so they can tailor a mock interview just for you. Mock interviews are available face-to-face, over the phone or via Skype. Contact the team to make an appointment today.  

Video interviews

Video interviews are an increasingly popular method that graduate recruiters are using to screen applicants. There are generally two types of video interviews that are used:

  • live video interviews
  • recorded interviews. 

Live video interviews

Live video interviews utilise video calling software to connect the employer and candidate. 

Recorded interviews

The more common option in the graduate recruitment sector is a recorded interview where an applicant is asked a pre-recorded question, and is then given a certain time period to record their answer. 

If you would like the opportunity to trial a mock video interview before completing the real thing contact the Careers & Employability Team.

Book an appointment with the Careers & Employability Team

View our resources to help make your application stand out

Email
careers@usq.edu.au

Phone
+61 7 4631 2372

Online bookings, resources and support
Visit USQ Access

Email
careers@usq.edu.au

Phone
+61 7 4631 2372

Online bookings, resources and support
Visit USQ Access

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