UQ Careers Fair
The UQ Careers Fair will be held in the Great Court at the St Lucia campus from 11.00am to 3.00pm on Wednesday 30 March 2011. Over 130 employers will be attending to promote their vacation, internship and graduate opportunities.
For more information on the Careers Fair, visit www.uq.edu.au/careersfair. The website includes a list of employers attending the fair, tips on how to prepare and a downloadable version of the Careers Fair booklet. International students can use the Careers Fair booklet to find out which employers are willing to consider applications from international students.
BEL Employment Services will be at the fair so if you need advice about how to approach employers or want to find out about the range of services and activities that we offer students, come and see us at Tent 4 - Booth 41.
Unigrad - tips for attending employer networking events and careers fairs
Unigrad's National University Liaison and Project Manager, Adam Culligan provides some tips to help you make the most out of the careers fairs and other networking events. Attending these events can be a daunting process for many; hundreds of students, numerous stalls and/or employers and only a limited time to see them all. Having attended many career events and witnessed thousands of student interactions, I know the feeling well. The questions that run through your head; Where to start? Which stalls are relevant to me? What questions should I ask? Read more
FINSIA Career Workshop: Winning the job you want - 6 April
Free workshop tailored specifically for students wanting to enter the financial services industry. Gain a better understanding of the financial services job market and how to get a job, learn how to construct your resume and tailor your career objective and build networking skills. Click here to register
Want an opportunity to apply your knowledge to a real work situation?
The Business, Economics, Law and Tourism Internship Program offered by BEL Employment Services links students and industry through degree related work experience opportunities. If you are interested in gaining some professional work experience and applying your academic knowledge, register for our program.
To find out more about the BEL Internship Program and how to register visit www.bel.uq.edu.au/internships-student. Click here for a list of current opportunities through our program.
By registering for the internship program, you will receive emails advising you of opportunities as soon as they become available. This information will also help us to understand which students are looking for these opportunities.
Employment Assistance and Advice
Need help developing a resume or cover letter?
The Student Services Careers and Graduate Employment Team have scheduled extra resume and cover letter sessions. For details and to register, visit UQCareerHub and look under Career Events/Workshops.
Industry specific advice and job search strategies
Once you have visited Student Services and have your CV and cover letter ready, come and see BEL Employment Services for industry specfic advice and job search strategies. Visit our website for some of the services we offer or contact us for a consultation.
New online resource for financial services students
A new online resource for students entering the financial services industry was launched by Australia’s peak financial services association, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia). The online service at www.finsiastudents.com provides access to a host of financial services resources and networks, including confidential and personalised responses to career questions.