Careers and Employability Office (CEO) E-Newsletter
13 April 2017
Happy Easter Everyone
Enjoy the mid-semester break!
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.
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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

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Are you looking for extra-curricular activities to add to your resume?

Volunteering is awesome work experience and a great way for you to give back to your community!
Business School students thoroughly enjoyed volunteering at the Mother's Day Classic Fun Run last year and it's coming up again on Sunday 14 May 2017!

This year the Mother’s Day Classic turns 20 and they plan to celebrate in style! Volunteers are a crucial cog in the Mother’s Day Classic machine and played a vital role in our success over the last 20 years.

As a volunteer you will help out in a variety of ways from managing the cloak room or drink station, marshalling at the starts, or in the cheer squad on the course. If you are keen to participate in the fun and support breast cancer research by signing up to help out at the Domain (Sydney) or Parramatta Park (Western Sydney).

Sign up today to volunteer today!

Why not get your friends involved and spread the word about the Mother’s Day Classic - go to and share the volunteer registration tile on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Email.

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CEO News and Events
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Opening Hours - Careers and Student Experience Lounge

Please note the Careers and Student Experience Lounge is closed during non-teaching weeks, you can still book a 1:1 appointment with our Careers Consultants by emailing business.careers@sydney.edu.au

If you haven't already make your first stop on campus after the break is the Careers and Student Experience Lounge.
Here is why!

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EmployableYOU 

Apple Store Leader Progam -
register now
Discover amazing opportunities, an unmatched learning experience, and perhaps an incredible career. 

Thursday 27 April 4.30-6pm ABS Lecture Theatre 1170
Please note: this event is for students who have recently graduated or are completing their degree this semester. 


Honours Careers Week 8

Where are they now? - register now
Tuesday 2 May 12-2pm ABS 3020 

In case you missed our Insider Tips with Recent Graduates event, here is what you need to know! 

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Business School News and Events
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Community Placement Program 

Practice business consultancy, network and learn business in a real life foreign context. All while building a Social Venture that is of benefit to developing communities. Through the Business School’s Community Placement Program, a 6 credit point elective subject. Academic credit & grants available.
Projects include:
  • Social Consulting in Fiji and Cambodia. Project Everest is looking to further develop its capacity to incubate and accelerate microenterprises in a number of developing nations with the aim of removing barriers to access to affordable finance and business advice.
  • Research into Everest Recyclable Solutions. A project focused on converting plastic waste in Cambodia and creating products that can be sold back to the communities. Engaging with established stakeholders to implement a waste collection and processing business.
  • Health Assessment in Fiji and Cambodia. Involves conducting baseline assessments across multiple countries, which will allow a wide understanding of health issues. In doing so, Project Everest will assess whether it is well placed to development social enterprises that sell socially beneficial goods or services surrounding health resources.
  • Waste Assessment in Fiji. Involves assessing the need for alternative waste management practices and whether Project Everest is well placed to develop social enterprises that sell socially beneficial goods or services around waste resources.
To find out more information and apply head to https://www.projecteverest.ventures/expression-of-interest/

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The Australian subscription offer!!

Get unlimited digital access to The Australian 

Offer available to all current students until 25 August 2017 
Find out more

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External News and Events
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Risky Business with Deloitte

An evening event where you will get to meet the women of Risk Advisory. They will share their career journeys, provide you with an insight into what they do and discuss the student opportunities that are available for you to join the team.

If you are studying a Business/Commerce, Information Technology or Information Systems, Engineering, Maths or Statistics, Psychology, or a Project Management degree. You are able to attend regardless of what year you are currently in.
When: Wednesday, 19 April, 6pm-8pm
Where: Deloitte, 225 George St
Register here
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40k Globe
Applications close Sunday 16 April at midnight for the 40K Globe internship to rural India!

What is the 40K Globe internship?

Interning in a team with six to eight other Globers, you’ll be intensely working over a month period to scope, implement and open a new 40K PLUS pod in a rural Indian village.

Awarded Australia’s most innovative social enterprise in 2016, 40K PLUS is an after-school education platform that utilises technology to provide primary-aged students living in rural India access to high-quality English education.

Currently spanning 20 villages and servicing over 1073 children, the PLUS platform has proven to extend English comprehension by 2.5 years when compared to students who have not attended PLUS.

In 2017, we’re looking to scale the platform to 1500 more children. 40K Globe is about joining a movement of young Australians who are actively providing access to quality learning in restricted environments across the world.

Join the movement and #LiveImpact. 

Apply Online at WWW.40KGLOBE.COM.AU

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Employment Guide 2017 – now featuring over 230 employers

Start your career and become a difference maker


Are you an accounting, business or finance student? 
Are you looking to start your career search?  

Featuring over 230 employers, offering; graduate, vacation, internship, cadetship and undergraduate roles. The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Employment Guide is designed with business, finance or accounting students in mind.

Explore your career options with Employment Guide 2017.

Browse the full guide at: https://goo.gl/cu1Bsd

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Are you a student with disability looking for a chance to develop your career skills?

The Australian Network on Disability (AND) is looking for motivated Engineering, IT and Finance students to be mentored by some of Australia’s best and brightest professionals from a range of industries through our PACE Mentoring program. Get involved in this initiative to facilitate the development of your skills and confidence in a workplace setting.

If you’re interested in applying, complete this online application form no later than Friday 14th April 2017

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Clubs and Societies Events
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Finance & Banking Society - Austern International Bootcamp

Want to get real, valuable experience during this Winter Holidays?

Austern’s award-winning 3 week Career Bootcamp is happening in Singapore, Hong Kong and Melbourne. This is an opportunity for you to gain real world experience with amazing companies, be mentored, build your international networks and travel with global-minded individuals.  

Apply here: https://goo.gl/4jZsAr

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Additional Resources
Gradconnection:
Home of Australia’s GradMaker, the Graduate Jobs Match Maker. 
www.gradconnection.com.au 

Unigrad:
Great information and resources to help you find your perfect Graduate Job
www.unigrad.com.au 

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
www.graduateopportunities.com 

Going Global:
Going Global is great for local and international students looking for local/international opportunities! Search jobs and country information. 
ACCESS ON BLACKBOARD VIA CAREERS PAGE

Sydney University Careers Centre:
You can also visit the Sydney University Careers Centre Website on sydney.edu.au/careers 

Contact Singapore:
Visit the Contact Singapore Job Portal for exciting opportunities in Singapore: 
www.contactsingapore.sg/find_a_job/jobs_overview 

LinkedIn:
Create a Profile – Connect with Recruiters – search the Student Jobs and Alumni Portals
au.linkedin.com
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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 and cover letter, 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: business.careers@sydney.edu.au 

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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