Careers and Employability Office (CEO) E-Newsletter
31 August 2017
Welcome to Week 6
No Graduate Role? No Problem!
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

Stepping Into Program - applications are open now

Do you know a student with disability looking for a summer internship? Get paid whilst learning this summer? Applications for the Summer 2017/2018 program are now open! 

University students in their final or penultimate year can Apply Here to be considered for a summer work placement in their field of study.

Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 22 September.

CEO Job Platform of the Week

Ribit aligns both sides by making it easy for students and businesses to promote their strengths and refine their requirements via clean, straightforward profiles. We help students locate jobs based on their skills, and businesses to identify students who can contribute to their success.

Ribit is Australia's first free student-only job service, focused on work that is relevant to your study and future career!

CEO News and Events
Week 6 No Graduate Role? No Problem!

Start-up and Entrepreneurship Meet Up 
Thursday 7 September 4-6pm ABS, The Refectory - register now

Not interested in graduate programs? Curious about what it would really be like to create your own business? Hear what creating a start-up is really like from recent graduates who have started their own businesses! 

Join us for an evening with food, drinks and an insightful panel with Business School Alumni from WipeHeroTwoSpaceAirBike and Pounce Marketing
Don't miss the opportunity to network with representatives from IncubateSydney Genesis and Sydney Social Innovation Hub to find out more about their programs.

Create your own destiny! How to proactively search for the

job you want
Friday 8 September 12-2pm ABS 3310 - register now

What do you do if the job you really want is not part of a Graduate Program? How do you proactively target companies you are interested in working for and access the hidden job market.

Hear hints and tips for managing a proactive job search from a recruitment specialist and take charge of your job search today.

Student Sourced Placements

Do you have an unpaid internship in Sydney over the Summer vacation?
Would you like to earn credit points towards your degree for the internship? If you answered yes, you may be eligible to apply for the Student Sourced Placement Program.

In recognition of the value that experiential learning adds to the development of a student’s employability skills the Business School is running a pilot over the 2017-18 summer vacation allowing students to earn credit for student-sourced placements. Placements must be relevant to your studies and approved by the School as meeting the relevant learning outcomes for the unit of study.  All placements and host organisations must be approved by the Business School prior to you enrolling in the unit of study.
Please note that there are two placement periods:

27th November 2017 to 5th January 2018 – applications close 29 Sep 2017 5pm

15th January to 23rd February 2018 – applications close 30 Oct 2017 5pm

For more information and how to apply visit the website

NEXT Innovation Accelerator Program – semester 1 2018

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.

NEXT is a for credit unit of study in the Masters of Commerce and Masters of Professional Accounting. Students are offered industry mentors, on-sight skills workshops, access to subject experts and the opportunity to pitch their innovations by Westpac, Deloitte, CSIRO and IAG.

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) 

Applications now open until 10th September 2017.

See here for more information or to apply

Business School News and Events
Undergraduate study at the Business School

In response to a changing world, we've reimagined our Bachelor of Commerce to give you more opportunities than ever before.

Watch this video for the full experience

How to help refugees in Australia

Did you know the University of Sydney runs a program aimed at giving refugees a better start?
Refugees often arrive in Australia with nothing – including no friends, family or the language skills they need to find work and accommodation. The Refugee Language Program helps refugees learn English and build social networks in the Australian community they now call home.

Find out about the Refugee Language Program:

External Events
Pollinate Energy’s Fellowship Program

Think you’ve got what it takes to kick-start your own social enterprise? Get hands on and take a deep dive into social business with the PollinateEnergy Fellowship in India.

Credit Points & Mobility Grants available through the Community Placement Program, contact Venessa Ahern for further details via email

Applications are open until October 2nd so get in quick!

40K Globe

This summer, 40K Globe are 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. 

Academic credit and funding is available for you to participate in the 40K Globe internship to rural India this summer. 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.

Join the movement and apply online at WWW.40KGLOBE.COM.AU 

CPA Australia Industry Insights

How do you determine the best career path? Come along to Industry Insights to hear business leaders from KMPG, Port Authority of NSW and NSW Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions speak on how they reached their career goals. Relevant for accounting, finance and commerce students, graduates, and young professionals. Pizza is on offer so don’t miss out!
Location: CPA Australia
Date/Time: Thursday 7 September, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Register to attend here:

$5,000 New Colombo Plan Grants for study for a semester in Indonesia

ACICIS’ Indonesian Business, Law and Society Program (IBLS) is a semester-long program hosted by the Islamic University of Indonesia (UII), Yogyakarta. Taught in English, this program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of Indonesian business, law and society at regional and global levels, as seen from an Indonesian perspective, while developing necessary critical skills to enter their respective fields.

Visit the website for more information 

GradConnection Top100 Future Leaders Competition 2018

Finding the most promising future leaders graduating from Australian Universities! Alongside the Top100 Graduate Employers awards is the Top100 Future Leaders competition and is a unique competition just for students like you.
- Gain exposure to Australia’s best graduate employers
- Practice the actual recruitment process before you have to do the real thing
- Represent the Business School and help us rank higher in these awards
- Increase Your Profile; Be featured in the Australian Financial Review



Clubs & Societies Events
FMAA Down-to-Business Luncheon

Are you a female, pre-penultimate student considering a dynamic and exciting career in business?

The 2017 NSW Women in Business Evening aims to encourage more female students to consider a career in finance by tackling the issues that women are currently facing within the industry, which is stereotypically male-orientated and dominated. 

Come along for a junior and senior panel discussion with representatives from Australia's largest financial institutions, followed by a networking session over canapés and light refreshments.

Don't miss out and register NOW at

Registrations close on Friday 8th September at 11:59PM.
Facebook event 

Finsoc Financial Highlights

FINSOC Financial Highlights is your very own weekly digest of top finance news. We understand how annoying it is to scroll through financial newspapers and go through a whole heap of information...So FINSOC has made it a whole lot easier to stay on top of what's happening in the financial sphere! Summaries of key news, highlights and important stuff we think you should know will be sent straight to your inbox every week. 

Easy, quick and relevant, it is the essential must read for those who like to know what's happening in the business world.

Get your weekly FINSOC Financial Highlight now!!

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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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