Curtin Careers Fair: Mini Industry Workshops

March 2, 2015 by Curtin CEL Team

Curtin Careers Fair: Mini Industry Workshops

We’ve lined up a series of mini workshops for Thursday March 5 during the Careers Fair. Take a break from networking and get dynamic insights from industry professionals. Here’s the menu…

10.15 – 11.00am
Humaan: Pathways to Success in the Creative Industries
Humaan is an award winning digital agency focused on user-driven outcomes, striving to create meaningful connections for users through considered strategy and innovation in the digital space. Co-founder and Creative Director, Jay Hollywood will be conducting a 45 minute workshop covering: His Professional Story; Career Advice for Creatives; Job Applications & Getting Hired; and, Portfolio & Grad Exhibition Advice.
Please note, this workshop is fully booked. However, you can join the waiting list via CareerHub.

11.20 – 11.35am
Atlassian: Hackhouse – How Atlassian is doing grads differently
Keen to hear about a different kind of grad program? At Atlassian, grads spend their first week at their HackHouse—a unique experience for all grads to work in teams to dream, build and ship an idea to millions of customers. Come along to Atlassian’s session on HackHouse, and learn about how they do things at Atlassian, and what it’s like to be a grad in Australia’s Best Place to Work.

11.45am – 12.00pm
Department of Defence: Diversity in the Department of Defence – Civilian Graduate Opportunities
Hannah, a former graduate from the Defence Pathways – Graduate Development Program, will talk about her experience as an Indigenous woman working in the Department of Defence. Hannah will also provide information on the many civilian opportunities available for both women and Indigenous people within Defence, including scholarships, entry programs, mentoring programs, and flexible working arrangements.

12.10 – 12.25pm
Coles: Graduate Opportunities at Coles
Representatives from Coles, a division of Wesfarmers, and one of Australia’s largest companies will be at this year’s Curtin Careers Fair to discuss their employment opportunities. This presentation will provide an overview of the different graduate programs that are offered at Coles (Retail, DC or Store Support Centre), how these differ from one another and the opportunities that will be available to you if you are successful in such a position.

12.35 – 12.50pm
PwC: PwC @ Curtin Careers Fair 2015 – A day in the life of an international tax advisor
No two days are ever the same. Come and find out what a day in the life of an international tax advisor looks like in one of the fastest growing areas at PwC. Shaan Sahai, one of their International Assignment Solutions Senior Consultants will be talking about a ‘day in the life’ of an IAS graduate, charms and challenges of the job and the day-to-day interaction with colleagues and overseas offices.

1.00 – 1.15pm
Woodside: ‘Feats of Engineering’ with Woodside
Subsea Manager, Gary van Eden will be sharing highlights from his career in the Oil and Gas Industry. Gary was Engineering Manager for the Angel Gas Project, which won the Engineering Excellence Award in 2009, and Engineering Manager for the North Rankin B Redevelopment Project, which won the Engineering Excellence Award in 2014. Gary is also skill pool manager and will share his vision for the first 5 years of your career should you join Woodside.

1.25 – 1.40pm
GradConnection: How to apply for graduate programs and be successful
Students across Australia and around the world are now applying for graduate programs and employers can sometimes get over 10,000 applications! In order to be successful there are a few key things you can do to help increase your chances. Join Mike from our silver sponsors GradConnection – Australia’s largest graduate jobs website – as he explains a few tips and tricks to make sure you apply to the right graduate programs and have the best chance of starting a great graduate career!

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