14 August 2017

CAREERS INFORMATION

University Information

Curtin University

Commerce Information Evening

Thursday 26 May, 6:30pm - 7:30pm at Curtin University, Bentley Campus

Prospective students will have the opportunity to find out more about Commerce degrees at Curtin University. Attendees will also be able to check out Curtin's newest business facility - the Agency - which is used to track online trends.

http://news.curtin.edu.au/events/commerce-information-evening/

Murdoch University

Law, Business and Politics Careers Evening - Wednesday 18 May 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Meet our academics and learn about Undergraduate course opportunities and careers in Law, Business and Politics, from roles in the legal profession through to marketing, criminology, economics and politics. Staff will be on hand to answer course enquiries, questions on admission and application requirements, as well as support services.

For further information please visit www.experience.murdoch.edu.au/event/law-business-and-politics-careers-evening/.

Engineering and Information Technology Careers Evening - Wednesday 8 June 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Meet academics and learn about the following undergraduate courses:

Business Information Systems, Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cyber Forensics and Information Security, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering Games Software Design and Production, Games Technology, Industrial Computer Systems Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Internetworking and Network Security, Mathematics and Statistics, Mineral Science, Mobile and Web Application Development, Physics and Nanotechnology, Renewable Energy Engineering

UWA

Learn how to make the most of your WACE results and achieve your study and career goals.

For Year 12 students and their parents, applying for university can be a daunting process. UWA information sessions will provide advice on UWA courses, admission requirements and key dates for 2016. The Future Students team will be available to answer any questions you may have following the presentation.

Tuesday 7 June, 6.00pm Social Sciences Lecture Theatre

Edith Cowan University

Are you currently in Year 10 and trying to choose subjects for next year? Well grab your parents and come along to ECU's Year 10 Pizza Night!

If you don't know what subjects to pick next year or you just want to find out about uni and the courses we offer, this is a great opportunity to have a chat with ECU's friendly Student Recruitment Team over pizza!

Mount Lawley Campus

When: Wednesday 25 May at 6:00pm

Joondalup Campus

When: Wednesday 8 June at 6:00pm

You can register your attendance at this event by visiting our Future Student Events page.

A registration confirmation will be emailed to you a few days before the event.

Muresk Institute Open Day

The Open Day will showcase new techniques, technologies and careers in the agricultural sector. There will also be a range of agricultural displays and demonstrations, including Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Dohne sheep, working sheep dogs, precision agriculture equipment and butchery. Industry experts will present on topics including cropping research and development, low stress livestock handling, sheep handling technology, quad bike safety and more.

Training providers, universities, employers and industry bodies will also be in attendance to provide agricultural course and career information. For further information see www.dtwd.wa.gov.au/mureskinstitute.

West Australian Aviation College Open Day

Sunday 22 May at Western Australian Aviation College

This open day at the WA Aviation College will feature free introductory seminars on learning how to fly taking place at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm.

http://www.becomeapilot.com.au/content/page/learn-to-fly.html

Service Skills Australia

The Service Skills website provides information, resources and videos about a variety of careers in the Sport, Fitness & Recreation, Tourism, Travel & Hospitality, and Wholesale, Retail & Personal Services sectors.

http://www.serviceskills.com.au/careers

Sound & Audio Engineering (SAE)

Students who are currently undertaking creative subjects and may be considering a career in creative industries are invited to attend an Information Day to be held on Saturday 21 May from 10.00am - 1.00pm at

SAE Creative Media Institute 120 Roe St, Northbridge, Perth.

Gap Year Opportunities 2017

Southern Cross Cultural Exchange: Scholarships Now Open

Students can apply for a full scholarship or reduced programme fees on a student exchange programme. http://www.scce.com.au/scholarships/

Student Exchange Australia New Zealand Information Sessions

Wednesday 25 May, 7:30pm at Adina Apartment Hotel Perth, 33 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth

In-Person information sessions run for about an hour and a half and provide an opportunity to get your questions answered. http://studentexchange.org.au/info-sessions/in-person-city-sessions/

Community Minded People

Student Exchange Australia New Zealand Ltd is now recruiting Community Coordinators in your area. We are looking for men and women who believe that international student exchange is a life-changing experience for young people and for the host families in their local community. As a Coordinator, you will interview potential host families and provide ongoing support to both families and students to ensure that the exchange experience is a success for everyone and you'll interview local students wishing to study overseas.

You've got questions?… contact us on 1300 135 331

Student Exchange Australia New Zealand Ltd is a not-for-profit company registered as a secondary exchange organisation with education authorities in Australia and New Zealand. Our Mission is to "offer the unique experience of living and studying in another culture and to enable young people to develop the skills and awareness that will enhance their future potential. Experience is everything™." www.studentexchange.org.au

Projects Abroad

Date:

Saturday 21 May

Time:

1.00pm - 4.00pm - come anytime for as long or short as you like

Venue:

Royal Park Hall, 180 Charles Street, West Perth 6005

Details:

Projects Abroad organises volunteer and work experience programmes in 30 developing countries. These projects are in areas such as teaching, childcare, conservation, human rights, healthcare, and community work in countries such as Kenya, Nepal, Vietnam and Peru. The evening will feature presentations from staff and past volunteers, along with lots of opportunity to chat and ask questions.

Reserving free places can be done here: http://www.projects-abroad.com.au/more-info/information-events/

Defence Force Gap Year

The ADF Gap Year programme is an excellent way for your students to experience military life and to gain a greater understanding of what's involved. On completion they can continue serving in the Navy, Army or Air Force, or offer the skills and experience they have acquired to an alternative career path.

In 2017 there are 11 roles to choose from ranging from admin to artillery, and flight crew to logistics. Places are strictly limited and will only be open for a limited time so make sure your students are informed of this opportunity.

Details of all the Gap Year roles are available at defencejobs.gov.au/gapyear

Employment commences early 2017. Applicants must have completed Year 12 and be aged between 18 and 24 as of 1 April 2017 (Navy), 31 May 2017 (Army), or 7 April 2017 (Air Force).

EA Ski and Snowboard Training

EA are looking for school leavers who:

  • Have a passion for skiing or snowboarding (Low level intermediate to advanced ability welcome)
  • Have a willingness to learn through training and working
  • Have an interest in travel and adventure
  • Are available between December and April
  • Will be 18 years of age by November
  • Are looking for a life-changing experience
  • Have the financial support to participate in an internship abroad

Locations:

We work with partner ski resorts in Canada, USA, Japan, New Zealand and Switzerland. Programmes start in late November each year.

* Limited places available: Due to limited instructor employment positions at each Ski School it is very important that students get in touch early to avoid disappointment.

Grab an info pack or to find out if you qualify for an Instructor Internship click here!

For general information about EA internship programmes around the world, go to www.easkiandsnowboard.com.

Career Search Tips

Service Skills Australia

The Service Skills website provides information, resources and videos about a variety of careers in the Sport, Fitness & Recreation, Tourism, Travel & Hospitality, and Wholesale, Retail & Personal Services sectors.

http://www.serviceskills.com.au/careers

Studentbox

Powered by Curtin University, Studentbox is an online community for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 that provides useful tools such as study tips, past WACE exams and cheat sheets. http://www.studentbox.com.au/

Mr Peter Frusher

Careers Advisor