Careers and Employability Office (CEO) E-Newsletter
27 April 2017
Welcome to Week 8
This edition is loaded with exciting opportunities happening on and off campus!
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

Volunteering is as credible as paid work and a great way to add competitive edge to your resume! 

Over 100 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!

Sign up today to volunteer today!

CEO News and Events
EmployableYOU Week 9

Honours Careers 

Where are they now? - register now
Tuesday 9 May 12-2pm ABS 3100 

Postgraduate Careers Week 

Stay tuned for a series of podcasts to be published on Blackboard across the week, hot topics include;
- How to negotiate a pay rise
- What to do when you want a career change
- Working in multi-disciplinary teams

#employableYOU Photo Competition
Have you visited the new Careers and Student Experience Lounge? Now is the time to check it out with the #employableYOU photo competition now open!

All you have to do is visit the Careers and Student Experience Lounge, ABS Basement Level and take a photo of your favourite resource in the new space!

Ensure your Instagram profile is public (so we can see your pics), tag @sydney_uni_business_school, and use #employableYOU for your chance to win $50 co-op voucher, 2x movie tickets or a practice interview. Also up for grabs is a study survival kit courtesy of one of our favourite employers, stay tuned to find out who!

The winner will be announced Friday 26 May 2017.

Business School News and Events
International Immersion in Singapore
A New Colombo Plan program

The New Colombo Plan is a signature Australian government initiative to develop Australian students' understanding of the Indo-pacific region. Through this grant, the University of Sydney Business School
has secured funding to support 15 undergraduate Business students to
participate in a short-term cultural and research immersion program to Singapore from 4 to 18 December 2017. 

For more information, please contact Dr Jeaney Yip
T +9351 5494| E

To register for the program, please visit

Expressions of interest strictly close 26 May 2017

Wednesday10 May 4pm-5pm - register now
Room LT 1050 Abercrombie Building

The 'NEXT' Innovation Accelerator is a national work integrated learning experience supported by Deloitte, Westpac, IAG, and CSIRO. NEXT provides an opportunity for university students to step through a 12 week innovation accelerator program, gain real industry experience and essential professional skills.

The NEXT Innovation Accelerator will act as the catalyst for development of skills and attributes required to work in a globalised knowledge economy (innovation, teamwork, communication, critical thinking, intercultural working and leadership).

See here for further information on the program

NEW: Banking Major Information Event - Discipline of Finance

Did you know?
The Business School is offering a NEW Banking Major within the BCom Degree starting in Semester 2 2017!
The new major has been designed with the assistance of global practitioners and academics to ensure that students gain the critical skills to succeed in the rapidly growing financial services
Come and hear first‐hand:
‐ What you can expect from the new BCom major
‐ Career paths the Banking major can prepare you for
‐ Insights from experienced banking industry practitioner(s)
Date: Thursday May 4th 2017
Time: 5.00 ‐ 6.30pm
Location: New Law Annexe Seminar Room 346

If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP via email using
your university email address to:

The Australian subscription offer!!

Get unlimited digital access to The Australian 

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

Community Placement Program – Winter 2017

•Work with a social business while receiving credit towards your degree
•International placements include Cambodia, Fiji and India
•Program partners include Project Everest, 40K Globe and Pollinate Energy
•Travel grants valued at up to $3000 & New Colombo Plan mobility grants available*

Learn more and apply today, visit here
*Pending eligibility. New Colombo Plan mobility grants available for some programs only.

External News and Events
J.P. Morgan Winning Women Program 

You will network with some of our most inspirational women, representing all levels and areas of our firm. You'll participate in panel discussions, hear from our senior female leaders and learn about personal branding and interview skills -- all while gaining a unique overview of financial services and the many opportunities for female leadership at the firm.

Date:             Thursday 25 May, 2017
Location:       J.P. Morgan’s Sydney Office
Open to:        Females in their penultimate year with a credit average

Apply by Monday 1 May for your chance to come along.

International Student Employability Forum 2017

Hear directly from former Sydney University international students as they share their experiences and advice on building employability skills in Australia during your studies! Gain key strategies to help you prepare for and transition into graduate employment.  

International Student Employability Forum 2017
Tuesday 9 May 2017

Targeted to international students from all disciplines and stages.

Be empowered to make informed career decisions. For more information and to register, login to CareerHub

Brought to you by the Careers Centre

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:

Applications close Sunday, midnight, April 30th for the 40K Globe internship to rural India!

40K Globe invites you to join a movement of young Australians to assist in scaling an award winning social enterprise in rural India.

Challenge your understanding of impact while working in a team of six to eight Globers to scope, implement, and open a new 40K PLUS pod in a rural village.

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. It currently reaches 20 villages and services over 1073 children with plans to scale to 3000 children by the end of 2017.

Academic credit and funding is available for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.

Your final chance to apply is this week with applications closing Sunday 30th April.


Clubs and Societies Events
Life of a Business Professional

BusinessOne Consulting, the Finance and Banking Society, and Austern International are co-hosting an exciting event on 8 May that will give students a chance to learn about the 'Life of a Business Professional' at a Roundtable Evening. Guest speakers include EY, CBRE, Amazon and Transport NSW. The Roundtable and Q&A session will be invaluable to anyone interested in pursuing a career in business. 

You can find out more about the event here:

You can reserve a place,for free, here:

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:

FMAA Down-to-Business Luncheon

A unique forum for students to interact with industry professionals. The event features over 20 sponsors from a variety of industries including financial services, professional services, consulting, legal services and public policy. Students are invited to network with sponsor representatives while enjoying a three course meal at the Hilton Hotel.

Registrations close on the 5th of May, so don't forget to apply soon here

For more information on the event, click here.
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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. 

Job vacancies from all Australian career sites, job boards and recruitment agencies, and organises that information to make it accessible with easy find/search options! Visit now

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 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: 

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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