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Careers Centre
 August 2011
Sunday 14
10:00 - EVENT - 2011 Open Day : Experience what's on offer at UWA Website | More Information
UWA opens up the whole campus to the public.

Come and find out about the courses on offer, valuable research, community programs, and facilities...all mixed with a day full of lots of fun activities for everyone!
Monday 15
14:00 - WORKSHOP - POSTGRADUATE CAREERS WEEK: Resume Preparation - Mon 15 August : A good resume can open the door to an interview. It needs to give information in such a way that it attracts employers' attention and demonstrates your suitability for the position. Website | More Information
An effective resume will get you to an interview:

Learn how to:

* Structure resumes

* Write in a convincing way

* Provide evidence of your skills

* Highlight your relevant experiences

17:30 - EVENT - ICAA Vacation Employment Evening More Information
The Institute of Chartered Accountants can help you.

How? Through its network of qualified Chartered Accountant members, the Institute is well placed to introduce you to organisations offering vacation positions in the summer holidays.

Join us at the Chartered Accountants’ Vacation Employment Evening. Event details When: Monday 15 August Time: 5.30pm to 7.00pm (Please arrive at 5.15pm for registration) Where:Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth Dress: Smart, remember you will be talking to your future employers Cost: Free

Open to second and penultimate year students • A way to discover more about Chartered Accounting • An opportunity to secure graduate employment • You will also receive a copy of the free national Chartered Accountants Vacation Employment Guide containing details of organisations offering vacation positions in the 2011/2012 summer holidays and how to apply for these positions.

18:15 - EVENT - 2011 Student Networking Forum - hosted by UWA IEEE Student Branch : Looking for graduate work? Vacation work? More Information
Looking for graduate work? Vacation work?

Studying Engineering or Computer Science?

Then this is the careers evening for YOU!

When: 6.30-9pm, Monday 15th August Where: Technology Park Function Centre, Bentley Cost: FREE(!) for IEEE members, $2 for non-members if pre-purchased. Otherwise $5 at the door.

Companies attending: Alliance Power & Data, APESMA, BEC Engineering, BHP Billiton (Olympic Dam), Defence Force Recruiting, Deloitte, Engineers Australia, Ernst & Young, EWB, GHD, Hatch, IBM, IEEE GOLD, IET, iiNet, NAGCAS, Norman Disney & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Public Transport Authority of WA, Raytheon, Rio Tinto and Tiwest.

Tickets on sale DAILY 12-1pm outside the Monadelphous Integrated Learning Centre (MILC)!

Don't miss this excellent opportunity to talk to future employers, learn valuable skills from free seminars, and find a job!
Tuesday 16
13:00 - WORKSHOP - Getting Ready for Employment : It’s never too early to start! The students who are most competitive in the vacation work and graduate employment market are those who started preparing early in their time at university. Find out what you need to start doing! More Information
It’s never too early to start preparing for the graduate or vacation employment market.

You need to develop career management skills and take the steps to maximise success when applying for vacation and graduate positions in your later years at uni.

Find out how to: * choose a career direction * develop generic transferable skills and * build evidence of your employability

so that you ‘stand out in the crowd’ when you’re ready to apply for jobs.

13:00 - EVENT - POSTGRADUATE CAREERS WEEK: On the Couch with the recruiters : Meet the recruiters and get tips for your resume, interviews and job etiquette. Recruiters from KPMG, Department of Mines & Petroleum (Commerce, State Development) and an academic representative. Website | More Information
‘On the couch with the recruiter session’ is targeted at postgraduate students, although all students are welcome.

Discover what you need to know about being competitive in the market place - academia, government and industry. Be prepared to ask questions about resumes, pre interview, interview and post interview tips/general etiquette in job searching and acceptance.

Recruiters from KPMG, Department of Mines & Petroleum (Commerce, State Development) and an academic representative will be available to answer your questions.
Wednesday 17
13:00 - TALK - EMPLOYER TALK - Apple Store Leader Program and Apple Retail Opportunities : Apple will be visiting the campus to discuss Apple's unique graduate program, the Apple Store Leader Program, plus other full-time and part-time opportunities with Apple Retail. Website | More Information
Apple will be visiting the campus to discuss Apple's unique graduate program, the Apple Store Leader Program, plus other full-time and part-time opportunities with Apple Retail.

The Apple Store Leader Program is a 24-month immersion in every aspect of managing and operating an Apple Retail Store. In this program, you'll gain selling skills working as a Specialist and an Expert, you'll learn to teach and train others as a Creative and you'll learn to resolve problems working at the Genius Bar. As you progress through the program, you'll be guided and mentored by a Market Leader, undergo a variety of training experiences and be given leadership opportunities. You'll emerge from the program with world-class leadership skills and the opportunity to secure a leadership position at one of our stores anywhere in the world.

13:00 - TALK - POSTGRADUATE CAREERS WEEK - Industry R&D- A Personal Odyssey : Do you really want to do R&D in Industry? Come along and listen to Dr Andy Sierakowski's experiences. Website | More Information
Dr Andy Sierakowski, FRACI current Director, Office of Industry and Innovation at the University of Western Australia talks about his career experiences and working in R&D in industry.
Friday 19
11:00 - WORKSHOP - Careers Workshop - Cover Letter Preparation : All too often the importance of the cover letter is overlooked when preparing written job applications. More Information
The cover letter is usually the first thing read by an employer and it will influence whether they read on or not! Learn how to:

Structure your letters Create interest in your application Prepare letters for advertised and non-advertised positions
Monday 22
10:00 - EVENT - Successful Job Applications - Addressing Selection Criteria : Learn how to address Selection Criteria in online or written applications to demonstrate that you have the skills or experiences required for the job. More Information
Successfully answering online application questions or responding to selection criteria is essential for getting to the interview stage Learn more about:

Skills & attributes used as selection criteria? Using the 'STAR' Technique to demonstrate skills Organising and presenting your application

13:00 - TALK - Employer Talk - Careers Centre - ASIO & ASIS : Come along and find out the opportunities on offer with the Australian Intelligence agencies Website | More Information
Interested in working for the Australian government intelligence agencies? Come along and find out more!

Australian citizens in all disciplines.
Tuesday 23
11:00 - EVENT - Science Union Careers Expo : Careers Centre & Science Union are holding a careers expo! All students welcome! More Information
Want to find out more about who employs Science students? Interested in work experience, graduate or vacation work?

Come along to the Science Union Careers Expo!

Employers attending include:

-Rio Tinto -Alcoa -ASIO -Teach for Australia -UWA Faculty of Education (Do you want to be a teacher?) -Department of Mines & Petroleum, Dept of State Development, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Regional Development and Lands -BHPBilliton -Coffey Natural Systems -Shell -SGS Australia -APESMA -AECOM

and there are many more ...

Don't miss out! All students welcome!

13:00 - EVENT - AIESEC Live the Change Information Session : AIESEC Live the Change Information Session Website | More Information
AIESEC is giving you a chance to go out into the world and join the other hundreds of students who have lived the change by educating students, raising awareness of HIV/AIDS, getting involved in social entrepreneurship, empowering women, tackling human rights and environmental issues in countries like Kenya, Mauritius, Poland, Taiwan, Philippines, Turkey, Indonesia and Cambodia. So don't just stand around this summer. Make an impact, LIVE THE CHANGE!

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Getting Ready for Employment : It’s never too early to start! The students who are most competitive in the vacation work and graduate employment market are those who started preparing early in their time at university. Find out what you need to start doing! More Information
It’s never too early to start!

Getting Ready for Employment Seminar

The students who are most competitive in the employment market are those who started preparing in 1st and 2nd year.

You need to develop career management skills and take the steps to maximise success when applying for graduate or vacation positions.

Find out how to:

* develop generic transferable skills and

* build evidence of your employability

so that you ‘stand out in the crowd’ when you’re ready to apply for jobs.



Register for this event at: www.business.uwa.edu.au/school/registration
Wednesday 24
13:00 - SEMINAR - Volunteering Opportunities Seminar – UWA Careers Centre & Guild : Learn how volunteering can improve your employability. More Information
Not only is volunteering an opportunity to give back to the community but it provides invaluable experience which can be included on your resume and helps to boost your employablity.

Come and learn more about the value of volunteering and the opportunities available.

17:30 - STUDENT EVENT - Student opportunities in medical research with the Lung Institute of WA : Students interested in undertaking PhD and Hons or BMedSci are invited to attend an information evening to learn more about study opportunities at the Institute. Website | More Information
* PhD Scholarships * Hons Scholarships *Vacation Cadetship Program

Join us to find out more about the great range of research projects and scholarships on offer at LIWA.

Projects are available within the Tissue Repair Unit, Molecular Genetics Unit and Pleural Disease Unit.

Meet with senior LIWA research staff, discuss prospective research projects and find out how to apply for the generous scholarship program.
Monday 29
13:00 - SEMINAR - INTERNATIONAL CAREERS WEEK - How not to get ripped off - Know your rights and responsibilities : How not to get ripped off - Know your rights and responsibilities. Many international and local students are not aware of their rights in taking a job - find out more at this seminar by Department of Labour Relations. More Information
How not to get ripped off - Know your rights and responsibilities. Many international and local students are not aware of their rights in taking a job - find out more at this seminar by Department of Labour Relations.

This seminar will cover:

* Unfair dismissal - who can help

* How much is a fair wage?

* Awards and Agreements - hours of work, leave, overtime, allowances - ensure you are aware of your rights.

* Employer obligations

* Your obligations

Spaces are limited - make sure you book your place.

14:00 - EVENT - INTERNATIONAL CAREERS WEEK Australian Workplace Expectations : Find out the key differences between Australian workplaces and those of other countries. More Information
Learn about Australian workplace practices and the sorts of strategies that will increase your effectiveness in the workplace. Explore key differences between Australian and other workplaces, leadership styles, general expectations of Australian employers and some typically 'Australian' styles of communication.
Tuesday 30
13:00 - TALK - INTERNATIONAL WEEK: On the Couch - with the recruiters : Meet the recruiters and get tips for your resume, interviews and job etiquette. Recruiters from Rio Tinto, PwC and Department of Regional Development and Lands. More Information
‘On the couch with the recruiter session’ is targeted at international students, although all students are welcome.

Discover what you need to know about being competitive in the Australian market place. Be prepared to ask questions about resumes, pre interview, interview and post interview tips/general etiquette in job searching and acceptance.

Recruiters from Rio Tinto, PwC and Department of Regional Development and Lands.

17:00 - WORKSHOP - AIESEC WA Presents: Compass Workshop Series : Lead yourself in the right direction! Website | More Information
Are you wondering about what you will do after you graduate? Do you think it's time for you to do something to make yourself stand out from the crowd? Do you want to gain skills that employers value? Do you feel like you aren't well connected? If so, lead yourself in the right direction with AIESEC! Come along to our Compass Workshop Series to find the path to your ideal career. Consisting of four workshops, the series provides you with an opportunity to gain skills you require to be successful in finding yourself work, as well as skills that will help you excel in your career. Each workshop will be run by a guest speaker, who will explore a particular skill in depth to help you with your career path. Workshops will be focused on leadership and team management, creating and maintaining your networks, cultural understanding and entrepreneurship and innovation. Moreover, at the conclusion of the series, you will be invited to attend a cocktail event to network with the speakers and many other corporate representatives. This gives you a chance to apply the skills you learn straight away. If you want to stand out in the competitive global workforce and are up to be challenged, this is the workshop series for you!

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