GRADUATE GATEWAY
Approach the job market with confidence!

Graduate Gateway is a series of interactive, online workshops designed to provide you with the mindset, techniques and strategies to succeed in this unique employment market. 

With a different theme each day, topics covered include how to prepare for the future of work, the various elements of applying for professional roles, and building relationships.

Although Graduate Gateway is designed for new and upcoming graduates, all Curtin students are welcome to attend.

Here’s the schedule:

MONDAY 7 DECEMBER | LAUNCH YOUR CAREER TODAY

NEW WORK MINDSET
Prepare for the rapidly changing world of work! Now is the time to explore what this means for your future career.
10am – 11.30am 

MANAGING YOUR CAREER
It’s a challenging time to begin building your career. We’ll look at how you can manage in a unique set of circumstances.
1pm – 2.00pm

PERSONAL BRANDING
Create an authentic professional reputation! A powerful personal brand enables you to instantly connect with your audience.
3pm – 4pm

TUESDAY 8 DECEMBER | CRAFT A COMPETITIVE APPLICATION

RESUMES
How to avoid the ‘no’ pile! Your resume is often the first impression an employer will have of you, so it is important to get it right.
9am – 10am

COVER LETTERS
Introduce yourself effectively! Get to know the key anatomy of a great cover letter and how to tailor it for each new opportunity.
11am – 12pm

INTERVIEWS
How to shine and maximise your success! Put aside your nerves and make a great first impression.
1pm – 2pm 

SELECTION CRITERIA
Using STAR for your mini interview on paper! Show an employer why you’re the perfect fit.
3pm – 4pm

WEDNESDAY 9 DECEMBER | GET NOTICED

LEADERSHIP 101
Harnessing your potential! Everybody can develop their leadership capacity, and mobilise one’s self and others.
9.30am – 10.30am

NETWORKING
Creating connections! Networking is about building and maintaining positive relationships, while being curious to learn more about others.
11.30am – 12.30pm 

LINKEDIN
Content, connections and contribution! We’ll look at LinkedIn’s functionalities, and how to ensure you’re using them effectively.
1.30pm – 2.30pm 

GOAL SETTING
Create results! Focus your efforts towards the outcomes you wish to achieve as an individual and when working in groups.
3.30pm – 4.30pm

FRIDAY 11 DECEMBER | COMPELLING APPLICATIONS

CREATING COMPELLING APPLICATIONS
During this 3-hour intensive, you will develop your ability to target applications to potential employers, maximising your chances of landing your ideal role.
10am – 1pm 

Can’t attend Graduate Gateway? Our Careers & Leadership team can help you with your search for employment opportunities. Get in touch on +61 8 9266 7802, via careers@curtin.edu.au, or book a time for us to give you a call.