Term 1, Week 5 Careers News

UNSW United Nations Workshops

27 March Or 26 June

Law Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW

Do you dream of being part of the United Nations, or making a difference in how world events play out? Join us for our UNSW Arts & Law United Nations Workshop. If you’re in Years 10-12, come and be inspired by addressing and resolving real world issues affecting our global society – building your skills in diplomacy, negotiation and public speaking. Click here for more details.

Cochlear Autumn School of Engineering

20-24 April

For Year 11&12 Students studying Adv/Ext Maths; Physics/Chemistry. Engineering Studies an advantage but not compulsory. 5 Day program visiting 5 x Unis & 5 x organisations. Meet Engineers; Graduates & Uni Students & Lecturers. Learn about opportunities & career paths DETAILS: limit 4 students per school; For Regional Students. Click here for more information.

UTS Girls in STEM May 2020

21 May, 2020. 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Engineering and IT Building, Building 11 Broadway

This one-day event provides an opportunity for female students to explore different areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Design and Building. Students participate in a range of hands-on activities plus they get an inside look at life as a student and professional in the STEM. Click here for more information.

Experience in 2020 a week as a Marine Biologists – UTAS Marine Discovery Scholarship

This predominately field-based unit consists of 5 days on picturesque Maria Island on the Tasmanian East Coast. The unit is open to 24 students and is designed to engage, challenge, excite and inspire you through a hands-on marine science program. It will encourage you to explore issues threatening biodiversity as well as the productivity of the marine system. Climate change, invasive species, pollution, debris and their associated social and economic impacts will be covered. Apply here.

Summer in Oxford Program

International Summer In Oxford offers high school students between the ages of 14 to 19 an exclusive opportunity to catch a glimpse of studying at prestigious universities in the United Kingdom. Participants spend part of their summer in an academically renowned city, studying a subject of their choice, and attending workshops focusing on the university preparation and application process. To apply, click here.


NIDA Work Experience Program

What’s it like to study at NIDA? What skills do you need for a career in performing arts? In 2020 NIDA offers non-Acting work experience to students interested in design, making, building, sewing, lighting, sound. NIDA’s work experience program offers Year 10 and 11 students the chance to spend a week in Kensington, Sydney to observe and, where possible, participate in classes. Apply here.

AFTT Film & Acting Open Day

9 May. 9.30am to 2.30pm

41 Holt Street, Surry Hills

If you’re searching for information about a career in Film, Acting or Stage Management then come along to our open day in May and learn how to build your creative future. Click here for more information.


InspirED’s HSC Kickstart Seminars at Macquarie University


Designed to set you up for success in your HSC year, these sessions will give you a detailed, in-depth understanding of what HSC Markers are looking for, address key content within each core/module and give you access to potential HSC questions and answers/solutions. Cost: $25 for 1.5 hours. Register here.

One for the horse lovers! Applications for the Fast Track traineeship program opening soon

Applications for Fast Track 2020 will open at the end of January. The 12-month program sees successful applicants commence a full-time traineeship with a reputable stud farm, while studying a Cert III in Horse Breeding. Open to students 18 years & over this is a great opportunity for anyone with a passion for horses. For more info visit this link.

2021 UK Gap Year Program Paid Position In UK Boarding School – LETZ LIVE

UK Gap Year program for 2021 placements closes 20th March. An amazing opportunity to travel, make new friends & work in a respected boarding school. All positions are paid positions. Receive full accommodation, food & all training. All support from our Australian & UK offices. Students to apply online via this link.

Mission Australia –Transition to Work –Trainees & Apprentices

If you’ve left school early or have had difficulty finding work after school, our Transition to Work service can help you to build your skills and confidence and support you into work or education, including apprenticeships or traineeships. We’ll work together on a Job plan that helps you achieve your education or employment goals. Click here for more information.

Future Teachers Scholarship Opportunities

Closes 24 April Value – $4,000. The NSW Teachers Federation Future Teacher Scholarships Committee will award 15 scholarships worth $4,000 each to successful applicants. Click here for information.

Defence Work Experience Program

The Defence Work Experience Program coordinates work experience placements for secondary and tertiary students at Defence establishments in all Australian states and territories. Applications for 2020 placements are now open. To see available placements click here.