Careers and Employability Resources Online news, networking and information sessions

Online news, networking and information sessions

JCU Careers and Employability are available to support to you by Zoom, phone and email.

Phone us to make an appointment to discuss:

  • Career planning and decision making
  • Job application support

Cairns Campus: 07 4232 1150, Townsville Campus: 07 4781 4711

Transitioning into graduate employment can be daunting. JCU Careers and Employability have workshops to assist you with your transition to graduate employment.

View the recordings of our GET THE JOB Employability Webinars - June, 2020

Identify Effective Job Search Strategies

Write Winning Job Applications

Master Interviews and the Pitch

Hear from Recruiters (employer panel)

Employable Me Employability Webinars - SP2

Tuesday 4 August, 10 am - The Employability Edge

Tuesday 11 August, 10 am - Job Skills for Now and the Future

Tuesday 18 August, 10 am - Writing Winning Graduate Job Applications

Tuesday 25 August, 10 am - Mastering Interviews and the Pitch

Book: - Details on how to join will be emailed to you.

Check out full details on the webinar schedule here.

Employer Virtual Sessions

COVID-19 has made everyone rethink their normal processes. Graduate recruitment is no different. Employers are finding new ways to connect with students about opportunities for graduate and internship roles.

We will promote any online information sessions here and on our Facebook page – so bookmark this page or join us on Facebook – JCU:Careers

All Disciplines    

  • generationYOU in partnership with Brisbane City Council are presenting short events allowing you to connect with industry experts and opportunities to 'Ask Me Anything'. The events are free to attend and because of COVID they are online!  
    Date: Thursday 9 July, 12.00 - 12.45 pm - Unleash your potential, one question at a time.
    Connect:  Check it out and register on the website

Engineering, Business, Science, Healthcare students    

  • Live Q&A brought to your by GradAustralia. GSK is a place where outstanding people do amazing things. As a global leader in the pharmaceuticals industry and a Top 100 employer, GSK is always on the look out for their future leaders through their IBL program. In Australia and New Zealand, they employ over 1,500 people across R&D, manufacturing, sales & marketing and core business services such as HR and finance.    
    Date: Friday 10 July, 1.00 - 2.00 pm 
    Connect:  Check it out and register on the website 

Engineering, Science and Information Technology students

  • Campbell Scientific invites Engineering, Science and Information Technology students to a digital information session on graduate job opportunities. Campbell Scientific is a recognised world leader in designing, manufacturing and installing environmental measurement and control systems.  Our team of experts based in Townsville has served Australia and South East Asia for over 25 years delivering innovative and dependable solutions as the brand of choice.  Come along and find out more about who we are, what we do and the opportunity we have available.
    Date: Tuesday, 4 August, 11 am
    Registration is required: To register please email Kleo Rooney at We will send a web link for you join the conversation the week prior to the event. To participate you will need an internet connection and access to a web browser, a web cam, microphone and speaker.

Psychology students   

  • College of Professional Psychology - 2020 Online Information Sessions - Have you finished a four year degree in Psychology and unsure what to do next? Find out all you need to know about your pathway to becoming a registered psychologist in Australia.  Get more details here
    Dates: Thursdays at 1 pm to 2.30 (EST) - 2 July, 6 August, 3 September, 1 October, 5 November, 3 December 
    Connect: Email and the log in details will be emailed to you.