Careers Festival – ‘Look Who’s Recruiting’

The Careers Festival runs a series of career events organised by faculties that invites relevant practitioners and alumni on campus. Students get to learn about the career opportunities available to them and build professional networks. Students also benefit from the variety of events held across the University by broadening their understanding around the use of transferable skills across multiple disciplines.

Faculty Events

Preparing for ALR382 Professional Communication Internship

Wednesday 18 Jul 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 KA4.402 Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Learn about everything you need to know to excel in ALR382 Professional Communication Internship in Trimester 1, 2019.

This information session is for students in Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) and Bachelor of Communication (Journalism).

Details & Registration

Graduate Teaching Resume Workshop – Burwood

Monday 23 July 2018 – 2.00pm-3.00pm

Room HD3.008 / 009, Burwood campus

If you are in your final year of a teaching degree it’s time to start looking at how to secure a graduate job. Teaching positions are extremely competitive. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of writing a resume for graduate teaching positions.

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International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program Information Session-Burwood

Tuesday 24 July 2018 – 4.00pm-6.00pm

Burwood Corporate Centre, Level 2 BC Building

As a student in Deakin’s Bachelor of Education (Primary) you have a unique opportunity to apply for a specialisation pathway at third year level that will lead to an Educator Certificate in Teaching and Learning in the IB PYP. This enables you to apply for positions in IB PYP schools in Victoria and across the world. Deakin’s Bachelor of Education (Primary) is the only undergraduate education course in Victoria that offers this certificate.

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SENS Careers Information Night – Burwood & Waurn Ponds

Tuesday 7 August 2018 – 5.30pm-7.30pm

Building BC, Burwood campus & televised to Waurn Ponds campus in room DD2.2.18

The School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, FANS and DeakinTALENT invite students, alumni, and interested friends to an evening event discussing potential career paths in Food, Nutrition or Dietetics. Experienced professionals with a plethora of skills and knowledge will give their perspectives on how they developed their careers and give valuable advice regarding careers in the fields of Food, Nutrition or Dietetics.

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Industry Networking Expo

Thursday 9 August 2018 – 5.30pm-7.30pm

Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, John Hay Building, Level 4, a+b gallery, Waterfront Campus

Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment together with the PLACE Society extend an invitation to you to come along to our Industry Networking Expo.

This is a great opportunity for employers and current Architecture and Built Environment students to network with each other and discuss the transition from University studies to the Built Environment workforce.

Details and Registration

SENS Careers Information Night – Burwood & Waurn Ponds

Monday 13 August 2018 – 2.00pm-5.00pm

Deakin Downtown.Tower 2, Level 12, 727 Collins St, Melbourne

Meet with industry professionals in communication and digital media. Our professionals share their experience, advice, tips and tricks on how they went from uni student to kicking goals in their careers. 

This session is for current students studying in a communications or digital media course.

Details and Registration

Careers in Professional Communication – Waurn Ponds

Wednesday 22 Aug 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

ib3.006 – Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

This event will provide students the opportunity to meet with industry professionals related to the Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising, Communications and Digital Media industries.

Our professionals will share their experience, advice, tips and tricks on how they went from uni student to kicking goals in their careers.

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Seeking Employment – What a Psychology Graduate needs to know – Burwood

Thursday 30 August 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

LT 6 B4.12, Melbourne Burwood Campus, Deakin University

DeakinTALENT Staff members together with employers will discuss key information relating to job seeking, job applications and attending for interview. They will also highlight the wide range of services available in these areas, to students whilst studying and after graduation.

Details and Registration

Careers in Performance and the Arts – Burwood

Mon 10 Sep 2018, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Burwood Corporate Centre, Building BC level 2

Jobs within the Arts and Performance industry can be extremely diverse, and sometimes lead you to places you never thought were possible. In this session, you will meet and get to hear from a range of industry professionals with interesting and exciting careers. 

This is an opportunity for you to find out where your degree can take you, and what you can do now that will help you work towards your career goals.

Details and Registration

Sport Management and Vicsport Careers Event/Guest Panel

Thursday 20 September 2018 – 3.00pm-5.00pm

 Melbourne Burwood campus – Building HE1.014 | Geelong campuses – Join the event here bit.ly/2vJWNeG

This event is a joint initiative between Deakin University and Vicsport, that will provide students with insights into careers in sport management. Students will hear from representatives from Vicsport, DeakinTALENT and a range of industry guests who represent organisations including Sportspeople, state and national sport organisations and a professional sport league.

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Build Your Employability: Ensuring PhD Candidates are “Industry Ready”

Wednesday 3 October, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Green Room Ka 4.207, Waurn Ponds Campus

Calling all PhD students in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment!

It’s never too early to start planning for your career after your PhD. Engage in a Q&A session with current and past SEBE PhD candidates

Details and Registration

Preparing for ALR382 Professional Communication Internship – Burwood

Tuesday 17 July 2018 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

LT8 (Y2.43) Burwood Campus

Learn about everything you need to know to excel in ALR382 Professional Communication Internship in Trimester 1, 2019.

This information session is for students in Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) and Bachelor of Communication (Journalism).

Details and Registration

Women in Politics – Internships – Deakin Downtown

Thursday 19 July 2018 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Deakin Downtown.Tower 2, Level 12, 727 Collins St, Melbourne

Did you know that you can gain credit by undertaking an internship?

The importance of gaining industry experience is astronomical in this day of age. A degree doesn’t guarantee you a job anymore. It’s previous experience within the industry, and the people you know (or who knows you) that will help you find work in the field. What’s the best way for you to gain this? Do an internship!

Details and Registration

Graduate Teaching Resume Workshop – Waurn Ponds

Tuesday 24 July 2018 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Room KA3.406, Waurn Ponds campus, Geelong

If you are in your final year of a teaching degree it’s time to start looking at how to secure a graduate job. Teaching positions are extremely competitive. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of writing a resume for graduate teaching positions.

Details and Registration

Graduate Teaching Resume Workshop – Warrnambool

Thursday 26 July 2018 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Room J2.27, Warrnambool campus

If you are in your final year of a teaching degree it’s time to start looking at how to secure a graduate job. Teaching positions are extremely competitive. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of writing a resume for graduate teaching positions.

Details and Registration

VICE Workshop: Importance of the Image for contemporary digital media

Tuesday 21 August 2018, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Deakin Downtown, Tower 2 Level 12/727 Collins St

The Importance of the Image for contemporary digital media. 

Across all forms of communication, the media landscape has never been more competitive, you have milliseconds to get eyeballs to pay attention.

Details and Registration

Careers in Engineering in the 21st Century

Wednesday 22 August 2018, 12:00PM to 3:00 PM

NA1.417/NA1.418 , Waurn Ponds Campus

Come to discover the diverse career opportunities available to you and the employers who are wanting to recruit YOU!

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Careers in Professional Communication- Burwood

Tuesday 28 August 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

HE2.012 – Melbourne Burwood Campus

This event will provide students the opportunity to meet with industry professionals related to the Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising, Communications and Digital Media industries.

Our professionals will share their experience, advice, tips and tricks on how they went from uni student to kicking goals in their careers.

Details and Registration

International Studies: Careers Session and Networking Event – Burwood

Thursday 30 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Melbourne Burwood Campus – room TBC.

If you are in your final year of a teaching degree it’s time to start looking at how to secure a graduate job. Teaching positions are extremely competitive. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of writing a resume for graduate teaching positions.

Details and Registration

What a Psychology Graduate needs to know – Waterfront

Thursday 6 September 2018, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

D2.194, Waterfront Campus, Deakin University

DeakinTALENT Staff members together with employers will discuss key information relating to job seeking, job applications and attending for interview. They will also highlight the wide range of services available in these areas, to students whilst studying and after graduation.

Details and Registration

Careers in Performance and the Arts – Waterfront

Thursday 13 September 2018, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 To be confirmed – Geelong Waterfront

Jobs within the Arts and Performance industry can be extremely diverse, and sometimes lead you to places you never thought were possible. In this session, you will meet and get to hear from a range of industry professionals with interesting and exciting careers.

This is an opportunity for you to find out where your degree can take you, and what you can do now that will help you work towards your career goals.

Details and Registration

Build Your Employability: Ensuring PhD Candidates are “Industry Ready”

Thursday 11 October 2018, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

LT12 (X2.05, Building X), Melbourne Burwood Campu

Calling all PhD students in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment!

It’s never too early to start planning for your career after your PhD. Engage in a Q&A session with current and past SEBE PhD candidates

Details and Registration