Free workshop – Landing Your Dream Career

Come and hear the real life stories of Raj Khetarpal – a People, Talent and Career Strategist and former Head of HR at Open Universities Australia – at a free workshop this month! Raj came to Australia in 1998 as an international student to undertake a Master’s with the intention of working in HR, but…

Are you having second thoughts about your studies?

Are you wondering if you’re in the right course? Uncertain about the kinds of jobs your course might lead to? Considering a new direction? Wondering how to balance study and other responsibilities? You have options and can make changes. Come along to our ‘Second Thoughts’ information session on Tuesday 22 March 2016 between 3.00pm and…

Careers MasterClass is coming

Are you applying for graduate jobs or internships? Don’t miss this three-hour MasterClass workshop by the Careers and Employability team at La Trobe University. You will learn lots of tips on putting together your resume, networking, applying for jobs online and succeeding at interviews. It is also a good opportunity to hear from Graduate Employers…

Are you aware of your workplace rights?

Like many international students, you may get a part-time or casual job while you study in Australia if your visa allows. It is important to know your rights in the workplace. The Fair Work Ombudsman has developed a fact sheet to help international students understand their basic workplace rights, where to obtain information, and how…

Free job coaching for women

Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE) offer a range of support and programs for women. They’re currently running different employment and career workshops on Mondays 11 am to 1 pm to support women in their job searches and/or career development. You’ll get support from a female professional job coach on: job-hunting techniques, resume tips and…

Are you completing your studies?

Is this your last semester? As a student completing your course in 2015 you’re invited to a unique series of workshops designed to give you an edge in your job search. You’ll receive direct support from our experienced career advisers in developing your individual job search strategy, connecting with your profession, preparing effective job applications…

Finishing your studies? What’s next?

La Trobe International would like to invite you to join the free ‘Ready, Set, Go!’ program to help prepare for life after completing your degree. This program is for students completing this semester and it is a great opportunity to get useful information on careers and employment, becoming a La Trobe alumni, graduating and reflecting…

Our Peer Learning Advisers have moved

Peer Learning Advisers (PLAs) are experienced La Trobe students who work on all campuses to support your learning. PLAs are friendly and approachable. You will see them on campus wearing red vests with “I’m a Peer Learning Adviser (PLA)” on the back. The new working hours for this semester can be found at their website…

Melbourne Global Careers 2015

The City of Melbourne is partnering with Global Education Solutions to pilot an online virtual career fair for university students in Melbourne from September 7 to 10 this year. La Trobe University is sponsoring this fair with seven other Victorian universities. It is an invaluable opportunity for you to gain a better understanding of job…