Careers For Tomorrow Festival Program

July 18, 2018 by Curtin CEL Team

Careers For Tomorrow Festival Program

Brought to you by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Careers For Tomorrow Festival includes guest speakers, industry panels, immersive case studies, workshops and experiential learning activities.

WEDNESDAY 8 AUGUST

Future of work
The kick-off event for Careers For Tomorrow Festival tackles the concept of the future world of work, exploring strategies to help you prepare yourself to be a competitive professional in this shifting landscape.
12:00pm – 1:50pm, B410.201 Curtin Medical School, Bentley Campus

Informing the future – Department of Defence
Learn more about emerging trends that are shaping the future world of work in intelligence and ship building roles with the Department of Defence.
1:30pm – 2:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

RTSA Undergraduate Challenge
An opportunity for engineering students to experience a different aspect of an engineering career. Attendees will be asked to undertake a feasibility study of a proposed new rail system.
5:00pm – 6:00pm, B215 Engineering Pavilion, Bentley Campus

THURSDAY 9 AUGUST

Decision making strategies
What do you want to accomplish? How do you decide what will get you there? In this workshop, you’ll explore how to make significant career decisions.
2:00pm – 3:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

The Side Hustle
This event is co-hosted by Bloom. Side hustles can be a great way to explore new interests and passions, apply your strengths and build unique skills, while keeping up with study or work.
6:00pm – 8:00pm, B103 Curtin Connect, Bentley Campus

FRIDAY 10 AUGUST

Being productive and motivated in the digital age
Join David Castelanelli from Alpha Motivation as he discusses how to combat social media distractions and become self-motivated in the digital age.
10:00am – 11:30am, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Austmine Women in STEM – METS Career Pathway Program
For all female second, third and fourth years and master level students, currently studying any STEM degree  the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Sector is looking for student interns!
12:00pm – 1:00pm, B300.221, Bentley Campus

Pathways to employment for students with disabilities
Jackie Weinman, Curtin’s Disability Services, and Isobel Heiner, Australian Network on Disability, will provide an overview of the support and advice available to Curtin students living with a disability and/or health condition.
1:00pm – 2:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

MONDAY 13 AUGUST

Workplace rights and responsibilities
Learn about your workplace rights and responsibilities and how to navigate what are acceptable behaviours and actions in the modern workplace.
10:00am – 11:30am, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Neuro-Rehab Awareness Day
Learn more about the technology driven exercise therapies that are enabling Australians living with physical disabilities from brain and spinal conditions.
11:00am – 2:00pm, Guild Courtyard, Bentley Campus

Leaving a legacy – making a positive social change
Curtin student club Enactus will be running this workshop on the importance of using the skills learnt at university to make positive social change.
12:00pm – 1:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Get recognised – Curtin Extra
Discover the range of co-curricular programs and training you can get involved in.
1:30pm – 2:00pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

I didn’t know I could do that with my degree!
Come along to this panel to hear from Curtin graduates who have taken a detour along their career path and what they have learnt along the way.
2:00pm – 3:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

TUESDAY 14 AUGUST

Careers in the future – design thinking workshop 
In partnership with Innovation Central, we are running a design thinking workshop exploring ‘Where do you think the growth areas are for careers in the future?’ Book in soon as numbers are limited.
9:00am – 1:00pm, B216 Level 2 Innovation Central, Bentley Campus

Applying your engineering background in different environments
Hear our engineering graduates discuss the diverse pathways their degree has taken them, and how self-awareness has been a pivotal part of their decision making. This session is sponsored by MRX Technologies.
3:30pm – 5:00pm, B215 Engineering Pavilion, Bentley Campus

WEDNESDAY 15 AUGUST

Innovators assemble! How to use your entrepreneurial superpower
We’ve tracked down some of our graduates who have gone on to work in or around the start-up space, in particular setting up their own companies or researching the impact start-ups and disruptive technologies have had on the world of work.
12:00pm – 1:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Tools to create your personal brand
Online, in print and in person -  without realising it, you already have a personal brand. But, how do you want to be perceived, and how can you actively shape your brand?
2:00pm – 3:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

The blockchain and the future of everything
Stop for a moment and think about the future. This special public lecture is hosted by Curtin University as part of Curtin’s Alumni Innovator Series and National Science Week.
5:15pm – 7:30pm, Elizabeth Jolley Lecture Theatre, Bentley Campus

THURSDAY 16 AUGUST

Drive your career
Explore your emotional intelligence and resilience and how they can help keep you motivated, combat work obstacles and let you navigate your career.
10:00am – 11:30am, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Get recognised – Curtin Extra
Discover the range of co-curricular programs and training you can get involved in.
11:30am – 12:00pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Inside the mind of the recruiter
Speed network your way through our main industry event of the Festival. We have set aside an evening for you to meet with graduate recruiters to find out how recruitment has changed over the years, as well as tricks of the trade when it comes to job applications and interview skills. Book in soon as numbers are limited.
5:30pm – 7:30pm, Curtin Graduate Business School, Perth Campus (we’ve organised a bus to transport students from the Bentley Campus to the event – go to event on UniHub for more information). 

FRIDAY 17 AUGUST

The future of accounting – big data and the cashless society
Get an insight into the new age in accounting and how Curtin is preparing students to adapt to these changes as an accounting professional.
10:00am – 11:00am, B103.108, Bentley Campus

MONDAY 20 AUGUST

Finding a job 101
Come along to find out the basics of finding a casual/part-time or professional role in Australia.
11:00am – 12:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Be part of the strong future growth prospects in health
Join Caroline Marshall, Director of Facilitiatrix, as she shares her professional insights on the opportunities within the health care and social assistance sector, and how you can get involved in work opportunities within the industry while studying.
1:00pm – 2:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

TUESDAY 21 AUGUST

Take charge of your career
This workshop will equip HDR/ECR women with a comprehensive understanding of how to be proactive about developing a career from their current position.
8:45am – 4:30pm, B211.222, Bentley Campus

Get recognised – Curtin Extra
Discover the range of co-curricular programs and training you can get involved in.
2:30pm – 3:00pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Boost your resilience for academic and career success
Examine contemporary research on resilience, its relationship with academic and career success, and strategies you can use to increase your resilience.
3:00pm – 4:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

WEDNESDAY 22 AUGUST

Building your intelligent career – the why, how and who
Come along to this keynote address to hear from Associate Professor Julia Richardson discuss what it means to build a sustainable career in the 21st Century.
12:00pm – 1:30pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Get recognised – Curtin Extra
Discover the range of co-curricular programs and training you can get involved in.
1:30pm – 2:00pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

THURSDAY 23 AUGUST

Be a magnet – networking know-how
Did you know that a large portion of job opportunities are not advertised and instead found through personal and professional networks?
10:00am – 11:30am, B103.108, Bentley Campus

FRIDAY 24 AUGUST

Taking charge of your online professional profile
Technological advancements, globalisation of professional networks and the growth of the knowledge-based economy has increased the need for individuals to take charge of their online professional profile.
10:00am – 11:30am, B103.108, Bentley Campus

Get recognised – Curtin Extra
Discover the range of co-curricular programs and training you can get involved in.
11:30am – 12:00pm, B103.108, Bentley Campus

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