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Careers Centre
 August 2011
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 - 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

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!
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!
Wednesday 31
13:00 - WORKSHOP - INTERNATIONAL CAREERS WEEK - [email protected] 2011 : Want to know more about the opportunities in Singapore? More Information
Want to know more about the opportunities in Singapore?

Contact Singapore invites you to [email protected] 2011, a career and networking event for graduating students held on 31 August on selected campuses in Perth.

Through [email protected] 2011, you will hear from and network face-to-face with key company representatives from KPMG, one of the Big Four accountancy firms. This is your exclusive opportunity to find out more about this global firm as well as the accounting services industry in Singapore.

Admission is free. Registration is required. A confirmation email will be sent to you closer to the date if your registration is successful. Registration closes on 18 August, so do sign up early!

For more information or registration, visit www.contactsingapore.sg/Opp2011.

[email protected] 2011 for Students - 31 August 2011, Wednesday

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm


Social Sciences Lecture Room 1 (SSLR 1) University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway Crawley Perth WA 6009

 September 2011
Friday 02
11:00 - WORKSHOP - INTERNATIONAL CAREERS WEEK - Leveraging Your Exchange Experience : Learn how to leverage your exchange experiences and articulate the skills you have developed to an employer. More Information
What skills will you have developed as an exchange student?

global awareness cultural understandings resilience ability to adapt to change and many more... If you have been on exchange, or are considering going, this workshop will assist you in identifying and articulating your employability skills, based on your experiences.

13:00 - TALK - INTERNATIONAL WEEK - Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) Seminar : Find out the latest information about visas and PR requirements More Information
This is your opportunity to find out the latest information about visas and PR requirements. Representatives from DIAC will provide information and answer questions.
Tuesday 20
13:00 - COURSE - Event Management Training : For UWA staff/student Event Managers that want to conduct an event on or off campus Website | More Information
Event Management Training aims to provide current and prosective Event Managers smf event staff with: increased knowledge of the processes for planning and managing an event that will involve alcohol on unlicensed Univeristy premises or at an external venue; increased knowledge about planning a culturally inclusive event; increased knowledge about the link between alcohol and sexual violence

Training is conducted on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

If you would like to attend please complete a registration form

 October 2011
Wednesday 05
16:00 - EXPO - UWA Postgraduate & Honours Expo 2011 Website | More Information
The Postgraduate and Honours Expo showcases a host of opportunities for further study, including honours and postgraduate coursework and research possibilities.

Discover the courses each faculty has to offer, learn about postgraduate scholarships, attend information sessions and talk to staff, honours and postgraduate students.

For more information about the Expo along with details on the presentations being held throughout the evening please go uwa.edu.au/postgradexpo

18:00 - EVENT - Women in Finance Cocktail Evening More Information
The Women in Finance Cocktail Evening is hosted by the Finance Association of Western Australia (FAWA) and the UWA Business School to assist high-achieving young women to explore and develop a meaningful career path in finance. The initiative aims to encourage more women to consider diverse career options, develop lasting professional relationships and to assume future leadership roles.

Students will have a unique chance to meet and learn from senior executives from companies such as Wesfarmers, Woodside, Coles, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Azure, Macquarie, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte.

Female students from all disciplines are welcome. Tickets are $10 FAWA members/$15 non-members. Attendees must be over 18 years old.
Tuesday 11
17:00 - TALK - UWA Careers Centre - GE's Experienced Commercial Leadership Program : The Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP) is GE's premier development program for high potential MBA/Masters graduates seeking a career in sales and marketing. Website | More Information
The Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP) is GE's premier development program for high potential MBA/Masters graduates seeking a career in sales and marketing.

GE is looking to recruit 2 people for the ECLP with an immediate start date and a few more people for next year’s ECLP intake, which starts in June 2012. For the first 2 years, the role may require travel within Australia or New Zealand for rotations and overseas for training (5 weeks in a 2 year period). In some cases ECLPs may be required to complete a rotation overseas.

To find out more, come along to the GE information session. Refreshments and networking will follow the presentation. For catering purposes, bookings on CareerHub - https://uwa.careerhub.com.au are essential.

 February 2012
Tuesday 28
0:00 - WORKSHOP - Alternative Dispute Resolution for Professionals : Learn how to resolve disputes constructively - includes national accreditation Website | More Information
The need for an understanding of the principles of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) has become essential for many professions, including law, medicine, psychology, engineering, commerce, human resources, social work and more. This 10 module + 1 day workshop course teaches negotiation, conflict resolution and mediation skills. National accrediation is available.

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