Need careers and employment advice?

Got a question about your career options, further study, or getting a job? The La Trobe Careers team can help. Access our free online Career Ready Program, which is designed to help you think of ways to create a career path, learn how to find a job or work experience opportunity and put together a…

SHE subject selection fair

Are you studying in the College of Science, Health and Engineering? Want to know which subjects to choose when you re-enrol for next year? Want to know about majors and what careers they can lead to? The College of Science, Health and Engineering (SHE) presents the Subject Selection Fair on 4, 5 and 6 October,…

New initiatives for students at the City Campus

Do you study at the City Campus (Collins Street)? Don’t miss out on the newly established events, supports and activities for you! Enjoy free lunch every Monday, organised by the City Campus and La Trobe Student Union. Food will be served twice daily to cater for the morning and evening students. Looking for jobs? Meet…

New jobs website for international students

Employer Connect is a new jobs website available brought to you by La Trobe’s Careers & Employability team. Employer Connect advertises graduate jobs and internships with major international companies, with a focus on jobs throughout Asia and beyond. At present, employers include companies such as PayPal, Citi, Hang Seng Bank, OCBC Bank. Employer Connect works…

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…

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…

7 career lessons from Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs inspires strong feelings; some see him as a semi-God visionary, while others criticise his harsh management style. But whether you’re a fan or not, there’s no denying that the man was a bold thinker. With yet another Steve Jobs film hitting cinemas, we’ve gathered some of his best career lessons. 1.    Love what…