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…

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…

Ever wondered about postgraduate study?

La Trobe International offers one-on-one consultations for undergraduate students who want to find out more about postgraduate study. La Trobe’s Alumni Advantage reduces the tuition fees for all postgraduate subjects by 10%, for all La Trobe Alumni – so if you’re an undergraduate student, now is the time to find out more. You can apply…

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…

La Trobe graduate working at national soccer club

Stefan Zinni was introduced to soccer when he was five, played for South Melbourne FC for almost 10 years and now plays as a speedy winger and midfielder for 2015 National Youth League champions, Melbourne City FC. ‘My dad (former Socceroo, Andrew Zinni) introduced me to soccer in the backyard where we’d have a kick…

Beyond Welcome- CSIRO

Beyond Welcome aims to create connections between Melbourne businesses and international students in order to provide insights and access to working culture, for more information view their Facebook page. This session offers you the opportunity to get inside Australia’s national science agency – the CSIRO. You’ll hear from a range of staff, senior managers and…

Ready Set Go!

Returning home? Staying in Australia? If you’re in your final semester, La Trobe International invites you to join the free ‘Ready, Set, Go’ program that prepares you for life after university. For students completing their degree this semester (2/2014), this is a great opportunity to receive useful information on careers and employment, becoming an alumnus,…

Is your resume strong enough to get interviews?

The Postgraduate Committee invites all postgraduate international students to a seminar on how to write resumes for the Australian job market. You will learn how to tailor your resume so you stand out from the crowd and get called for interviews. When: Thursday 25 September 2014, 4-6pm Where: WLT 3, Melbourne Campus No registration required. For any…