Science Employability Program 2021

The Science Employability Program is an exciting new initiative providing Science students an extra-curricular professional development opportunity to develop their soft skills and career management skills. The Program will commence in July 2021 and will conclude in December 2021.

What will you get out of the program

What will you get out of the program?

The Program will be delivered using experienced Careers Facilitators and the sessions are designed to support you in securing your ideal role and prepare you for your future career. The sessions typically focus on providing information through a theory style session with interactive activities allowing you to apply these new learnings.

Facilitators will also provide you with tips and resources to help you actively enhance your employability. From writing effective job application documents, identifying your most marketable employability skills, abilities and experiences, comparing pathways and channels to employment, through to transitioning into the workplace.

By completing the program, you will:

  • build knowledge of career prospects and demands
  • develop your employability skills, experience and personal attributes, which employers are seeking
  • and grow both personally and professionally and improve develop a growth mindset
  • build connections and create supportive, collaborative networks
  • network with potential employers at Science Industry Week

At any one time there is one cohort of approximately 100 students in the program.

What we expect from you?

To complete the program, you will need to commit to the following:

  • Attend a one day induction workshop in person on Thursday, 15 July 2021 from 9:00am - 1:30pm;
  • Maintain a minimum attendance rate of 80% during the course of the program;
  • Complete any self-directed or group tasks between sessions

Key dates

Thursday, 15 July 2021
9:00am - 1:30pm
Weekly commencing Thursday, 22 July
Ongoing Workshops & Activities

Workshops will be delivered on Thursday evenings, all of which take place after hours during semester, typically between the hours of 6.00pm and 8.00pm.

Important: Sessions will be delivered either through a live online webinar or in person (on Clayton campus).  It is important to note that mode of delivery and dates are subject to change and will be communicated as early as possible.

How to apply


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