Career Coaching

Career Coaching provides you with career management skills vital to secure employment, whether that is working for self or others. Our committed Career Coaching team can help you plan ahead, clarify your career direction and assist with marketing your skills and experience to potential employers or clients. Career planning is an essential part of getting employed.

Our team can help you EXPLORE:​

  • Where you can use your talents, interests and your area of study.​
  • How to develop your employability by getting experience​
  • Job search tactics to help you to land the job you want

Do you have a career question or require some career advice?

Resume Structure, Format & Presentation Workshop

This foundational workshop focuses on your resume structure, format and presentation. You will receive personalised, hands-on support to develop your resume, cover letter and application.

BOOK IN TO A WORKSHOP

Applying for Jobs Resources

See resources on how to clearly articulate your skills and experience in line with current employer expectations and conventions.

APPLYING FOR JOBS RESOURCES

Submit Your Resume

For detailed feedback and suggestions within 2 work days.

SUBMIT YOUR RESUME/COVER LETTER FOR REVIEW

Find Your Fit with SuperStrong 

This online-tool can help you identify your interests and maps to careers and vocations you can explore different Career Pathways. Please note that education and salary links are USA based – for Australian specific information refer to Australian Job Outlook site.

TAKE A SUPERSTRONG ASSESSMENT

Career Decisions

This online-tool will help increase your self-awareness – your interests, skills and values – then match these to job pathways. It will help you develop a timeline and action plan for your immediate future.

CAREER DECISIONS MODULE

Explore your Career Options Workshops

This foundational workshop will help you explore the range of career options, opportunities and choices available to you. You will develop a better understanding of yourself and how to decide ‘what is right for you’.

BOOK INTO A WORKSHOP

Still Need help?

Contact a Career Coach

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

SuperStrong Assessment

This online-tool can help you identify your interests and maps to careers and vocations you can explore different Career Pathways. Please note that education and salary links are USA based – for Australian specific information refer to Australian Job Outlook site.

TAKE A SUPERSTRONG ASSESSMENT

Career Decisions

This online-tool will help increase your self-awareness – your interests, skills and values – then match these to job pathways. It will help you develop a timeline and action plan for your immediate future.

CAREER DECISIONS MODULE
Explore

Explore Deakin

Explore Deakin’s courses and career pathways.

EXPLORE DEAKIN

Still Need help?

See a Student Adviser. Student Advisers and Enrolment Officers can help you make unit selections and provide information on your course and unit rules.

CONTACT A STUDENT ADVISER

Gaining Experience

You can develop experience through a range of activities that can be combined with study.

GAINING EXPERIENCE RESOURCE

Finding Casual Work & Internships Workshop Deakin

This workshop will help you begin your search for casual/part-time work and internships. Learn how to prepare, where to search and how to identify the skills you are building.

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Deakin Work Integrated Learning and Internships

Get career ready and build your professional network, while gaining course credit.

DEAKIN WORK INTERGRATED LEARNING AND INTERNSHIPS

Still Need help?

Contact a Career Coach

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Finding Graduate Roles

Searching for graduate roles involves understanding your skills, motivators, knowledge base and experience. These roles can be found through a range of channels, such as the DeakinTALENT Jobs & Internships Board, Seek, GradConnection and LinkedIn, and through your personal and professional networks.

FINDING GRADUATE ROLES RESOURCE

Graduate Job Search Program

The Graduate Job Search Program is a dedicated service designed to support graduating students and new graduates secure graduate employment.

GRADUATE JOB SEARCH PROGRAM

Coming into Final Year…Now What?

This foundational workshop will help you understand how to prepare for your job search. Explore your interests and skills, understand how you can strengthen your marketability and develop a wish-list of target organisations and roles.

COMING INTO FINAL YEAR … NOW WHAT? WORKSHOP

Still Need help?

Contact a Career Coach

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Preparing for Interviews Workshop

This workshop will help you prepare for interviews and develop techniques to respond to interview questions. Find out what employers are looking for so you can make a positive first impression!

BOOK IN TO A WORKSHOP

Interview Resources

Before you attend an interview, there’s a lot you can do to prepare. We recommend you look at:

INTERVIEW RESOURCES

Experience a Video Interview

Technology has changed the way many employers recruit, with video interviews increasingly used as a screening stage in a recruitment process. Practice your interview techniques here:

Interview Simulator

Still Need help?

Contact a Career Coach

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

DeakinTALENT Advance

DeakinTALENT’s Advance offering is specifically designed for students with prior full-time professional experience (3+ years full time equivalent as a guide). You may be at senior or executive level or planning a career change.

DeakinTALENT Advance

Head to explore.deakin.edu.au

EXPLORE DEAKIN

Email: myfuture 

EMAIL MYFUTURE

Call Deakin

CALL 1800 693 888

Contact a Career Coach

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The Coaches

Sandy
SandyCareer Coach
Katrina
KatrinaCareer Coach
Nina
NinaCareer Coach
Aida
AidaCareer Coach
Matt
MattCareer Coach

“After Career coaching I finally landed a job at my dream company! I’ll be starting as Marketing Coordinator next month. Thank you for all the support and guidance during the job search phase. The preparation you encouraged definitely helped me to keep my cool in the interview and put my best foot forward, and the rest is history.”

Gabe, Commerce student

I got the exciting news last week that I got into the grad program. I start February next year! Thank you so much for all your career coaching. It definitely made all the difference and I really appreciate it. Thanks again!

Shanae, Criminology/Forensic Science student

“Thank-you for your help with my interview practice over the last month. I was able to use the examples you assisted me with in the interview and due to the preparation, help and tips, I went in calm and not stressed. It all paid off, I was successful in getting a graduate position. I have recommended your services to fellow students to help them in the future.”

Rick, Construction Management student
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