Careers Week will be held from 12-16 August with events for students at all stages of their study program and from all faculties.

The aim of Careers Week is to provide an opportunity for students to intensively engage with employers at a range of careers events. They will have the opportunity to find out about current internship and graduate opportunities and to research the types of roles and organisations available to them. Students will have the opportunity to hear from professionals providing advice on how they got started on their own career paths. Conducting research on career options by connecting with industry is an important part of career decision making.


Monday 12 August – STEM Careers Forum

The STEM Careers Forum is a yearly event that aims to inform STEM students of possible career pathways and outcomes. It is designed to help students identify career options within their degree and provide a valuable networking opportunity.

Click here for more information: STEM Careers Forum


Tuesday 13 August – Careers in Marketing

Professionals and recent graduates working in the field of marketing will discuss the different roles within marketing, provide tips for landing a graduate role and answer student questions. 


Wednesday 14 August – Options with Law Networking Event 

Students can explore a range of diverse career options available with a law degree at this event for all law students. The event will include a panel discussion with Macquarie law alumni who are applying their law degree and skills in interesting ways.


Thursday 15 August – Career Opportunities Fair 

The flagship event is the Session 2 Career Opportunities Fair. Organisations exhibiting will have internships and graduate roles available. Students from all faculties are encouraged to attend.

Click here for more information: Session 2 Career Opportunities Fair


Friday 16 August – Guidelines for Working in Australia for International Students

International students can learn about their rights and responsibilities for working in Australia with presentations by Fair Work Australia and Aristotle Paipetis, Principal Solicitor & Registered Migration Agent.

For more information on Careers Week events, please email: michelle.jeffrey@mq.edu.au or mel.bruniges@mq.edu.au.

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