Careers and Employability Office (CEO) E-Newsletter
2 March 2017
Make your first stop on campus the Careers and Student Experience Lounge
Open Monday - Friday 12-3pm ABS, Basement Level
Since 2006, the Careers and Employability Office has been offering its tailored and distinct services to all of our Business School students.
Achieving career aspirations for all of our students is a top priority for our Business School. Our team of dedicated business career experts offer a specialised careers and employability service for every student across all of our degree programs. Our career support includes strong linkages into industry and our corporate partners are featured in as many of our events and services as possible.

Business School students who engage early with career exploration, professional skill development and industry connections are best equipped to make their mark in today's complex and changing professional world.
Jobs and Work Experience Opportunities
The CEO connects you with employers on and off campus, discover all the latest employment opportunities and graduate programs available.

Stay up to date with available internships, summer and vacation roles, professional, volunteer work and international opportunities.

Visit the CEO online jobs page

CEO News and Events
Week 1 is Graduate Careers Week

Graduate Careers Week is your practical guide to the internship and graduate recruitment process.

It is peak graduate season, and next week's events will help you learn all the tips and tricks for getting shortlisted with Unilever, hear from recent graduates and the opportunity to network with graduate recruiters!

Get Hired By Unilever - register now
Tuesday 7 March 12-2pm ABS 3100

Network with Graduate Recruiters - register now
Wednesday 8 March 4-6pm, by application only

At this event you will have the opportunity to meet recruiters from Nestle, CBA, NOUS, KPMG, EY, PwC, J.P. Morgan, Procter & Gamble. USYD Financial Services, Macquarie Group and Apsley Recruitment!

Insider Tips: Featuring Recent Graduates - register now
Thursday 9 March 12-2pm ABS 2100

Week 2 is Be…
This series of workshops are designed to give you a taste of what it’s like to work in specific roles. This semester we focus on analytics, accounting, marketing and consulting.

Come along to hear what a day in the life at GroupM, Under Armour, KPMG and Strategy& consists of!

Be…a Digital Marketer - register now 
Tuesday 14 March 12-1pm ABS 3100

Be…an Analyst Wednesday - register now
15 March 12-1pm ABS 1090

Be…an Auditor Wednesday - register now
15 March 1-2pm ABS 1090

Be…a Strategy Consultant - register now
Thursday 16 March 12-1pm ABS 3100

Industry Placement Programs

Are you thinking about applying for IPP this semester?
The information sessions are designed to give you an insight into the program and application requirements!

International IPP  – Paris and Chile Placement Programs
Information session
9th March 4-5.30pm, Abercrombie Building, 1170 - register now

Applications open from 9th to 20th March 2017

Local IPP 
Information Session

14th March 1-2pm Abercrombie Building, 1050 - register now
15th March 5-6pm Abercrombie Building, 1070 - register now

Applications open from 14th to 24th March 2017

For more information about IPP, please visit the website

LUCY Mentoring Program

An innovative leadership program aimed at women studying in the University of Sydney Business School. The Program inspires, motivates and educates women about the opportunities available for employment and leadership in the corporate and public sectors. This will be achieved by establishing relationships between individual students and mentors, who are all professionals in the corporate, public and not for profit sectors.

Applications open 6 - 24 March 2017
For more information, please visit the website

Business Alumni Mentoring Program

There is a wealth of knowledge and experience within our Business School alumni community. We believe engaging students during their study with this community offers a unique opportunity for our students to be inspired and learn from the experiences of our alumni. It also provides the chance for our alumni to give back to the Business School community, and to contribute to the development of aspiring business leaders.

Applications open 6 - 31 March
For more information, please visit the website

Business School News and Events
O-Week Wrap Up

A big welcome to all of our new students! Thank you for a fantastic Orientation week, we had 151 mentors welcome over 1000 new undergraduate and postgraduate students yesterday at Orientation Day!

If you are a postgraduate student who missed Orientation, keep an eye on your inbox for details about our Week 1 orientation event.

If you are an undergraduate student who missed Orientation and you’d like to speak to a senior student mentor to show you around, email and include your degree and SID.

If you feel like there was anything at all you missed - please come say Hi at the Careers and Student Experience Lounge, Basement Level of Abercrombie Building.

Please note that Business School Student Services has been moved to the Student Centre in Jane Foss Russell Building Level 3. 

Sydney Genesis 

Sydney Genesis is the University of Sydney cross-faculty start-up program. Since 2008 we have supported more than 800 USYD students and alumni to start their business ideas. Each semester around 100 students across the University enrol in the program, getting access to weekly workshops, one to one mentorship with outstanding entrepreneurs and business leaders and pitching opportunities. The seven finalist teams present their ideas before a judging panel that awards the winners with cash and in-kind prizes. The top prizes are over $5,000 and Sydney Genesis does not take any equity stake in your venture!

In 2014 we expanded to South East Asia running the program in three countries: Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar. The Sydney Genesis program doesn’t bear credits and is free of cost. Current students, alumni and staff are welcome to apply. Applications close on the 20th of March by midnight. To know more, come to our info sessions on the 9th of March 12-1pm ABS 2003 or the 14th of March from 3-4pm at ABS 3110. 

For more information or to apply, visit our website 
Alternatively send an email to

External News and Events
Employers on Campus - Careers Centre

The Careers Centre is hosting a selection of employer information sessions during first semester, 2017.

Employer presentations are a great way to get a sense of company culture, meet recruiters and learn about how you will fit into a company. You will learn how companies recruit, what they are looking for in graduates and interns, and how you can secure that coveted internship or graduate position. 

Stay up to date with all the upcoming sessions here

Lockin China
is hosting a Career Development Fair for recently returned Chinese graduates in China. The events will be attended by over 100 companies and provide an opportunity for returnees exclusively to meet and network with industry employers, including face-to-face on-spot interviews. Attendees will have the chances to enter the next round of recruitment on site. 

24 March 2017 in Beijing

For further details and to register for a Career Development Fair near you, please visit the Lockin website.

PwC Vacation Program

Are you in your penultimate year of studies?
Do you study Business Analytics, Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths and Stats?
Are you interested in consulting at one of Australia’s leading professional services firm?
Are you passionate about using data and analytics to help business and government solve important problems?

Apply to PwC Consulting - Insight Analytics today!

Humanitarian Affairs UK will host the 8th University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) 2017 at United Nations, Bangkok in Thailand from August 1st to 7th 2017. The theme of the Symposium is “Building LIFE, Giving HOPE”. We are expecting about 900 emerging world leaders from the United Nations Member States to participate in this event which focuses on developing leaders to bring social change.

We are pleased to invite you to nominate up to 7 Outstanding Student Leaders to attend the Symposium or to disseminate this invitation to the student population in your institution of higher learning.

Kindly write to

Chartered Accountants ANZ Employment Evening

Employment Evening is an event designed for second, penultimate and final year business and accounting students, to give you the opportunity to have meaningful conversations with employers from some of the world’s best companies, understand how they are adapting to the changing world and how you could contribute through a future graduate or internship placement.

Date – Thursday, 9 March
Time – Student registrations open at 4.30pm Event 5.00 – 7.30pm
All registered students can ride the Tango Train from 4pm.
Luna Park Sydney, Crystal Ballroom, Milsons Point

Book your place now, free of charge!

Clubs and Societies Events
REVERSE INTERVIEW: Where you ask the questions! 

Grad and internship application season is back! And that means its time to brush up your interview skills with this invaluable opportunity to engage face-to-face with top level executives from companies such as Dropbox, Microsoft, Spaceship, Airtree Ventures and more!

Austern International x Finsoc Usyd x BISA presents to you:
Reverse Interview: where YOU ask the questions 

Entry is FREE but places are limited so make sure you RSVP ASAP! 
Register now!


Sydney Marketing Society are on the hunt for Marketing, IT, Careers & Sponsorship and Socials Superstars to join our team! Follow the link to apply if you want to join the SMS Family. All years, degrees and majors welcome - passion for Marketing is a must!!! 

Applications close 12am, 11 March 2017!

SMS Annual Careers Fair will be held on 16 March 2017 for more information visit SMS Facebook

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Additional Resources
Home of Australia’s GradMaker, the Graduate Jobs Match Maker. 

Great information and resources to help you find your perfect Graduate Job 

Graduate Opportunities:
For the latest, most comprehensive information on graduate jobs in Australasia. There’s also information here for International Graduates
Check the website below to see opportunities as they become available 

Going Global:
Going Global is great for local and international students looking for local/international opportunities! Search jobs and country information. 

Sydney University Careers Centre:
You can also visit the Sydney University Careers Centre Website on 

Contact Singapore:
Visit the Contact Singapore Job Portal for exciting opportunities in Singapore: 

Create a Profile – Connect with Recruiters – search the Student Jobs and Alumni Portals
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The Careers and Employability Office
Careers and Student Experience Lounge
Come see us at the careers and student experience lounge, receive coaching on your resume  careers queries and resource tips. We can also let you know about upcoming careers and employability events and workshops that will help you get ahead!  

We are located in the Abercrombie Building, Basement Level open Monday-Friday, 12-3pm, during teaching weeks unless otherwise indicated.

Careers Counselling
Would you like to sit down with one of our expert careers counsellors? Make a booking now for assistance with selecting your majors, finding the right path to kick start you career or feedback on your resume and cover letter and to practice your interview skills!
Email to find out what times are available and to make your booking: 

N.B. This information has been sent to you by the University of Sydney Business School Careers and Employability Office. The provision of this information does not constitute an endorsement by the University of the merits of the organisation providing the information. The University is passing on information which may assist you in your job search. You should make your own enquiries to verify any of the information given.
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