Careers and Employability Resources Online news, networking and information sessions

Online news, networking and information sessions

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

Employable Me webinars:

Attend the Employable Me webinars and increase your employability in the COVID and post COVID world.

Please book your place via JCU CareerHub. The Employable Me webinars will be hosted in LearnJCU via Collaborate and more details will be provided closer to the event.

For further information contact JCU Careers and Employability careers@jcu.edu.au

Date/TimeEmployable Me WebinarDetails
Tuesday 2 March,
10am-10.50am 
The Employability Edge                      

COVID-19 has significantly impacted the graduate labour market and recruitment processes. In an increasingly competitive job market, you will need to stand out to employers and prove that you have the knowledge, skills, experiences, and character traits they are seeking. Learn how to personalise a plan to achieve that employability edge in the COVID and post-COVID era.

Tuesday 9 March,
10am-10.50am
Job Skills for Now and the Future

Don’t be left behind! Society and workplaces are constantly evolving so staying ahead of the curve is important for graduate as well as future employment. We will examine the key skills sought by employers now and into the future and discuss what you can do now to develop automation-proof human skills to future proof your career.

Tuesday 16 March, 10am-10.50am

Effective Job Search Strategies

Transitioning into graduate employment can be both exciting and daunting particularly in this COVID era. This webinar will assist you in identifying the most effective strategies to apply in your job search so that you can approach this next chapter in your career with greater confidence.

Tuesday 23 March, 10am-10.50am

Winning Job Applications

Graduate applications can be a challenging process for everyone. This webinar will explain how you can capture the attention of recruiters and showcase yourself as the preferred candidate for any position. You will learn about the recruitment process, how to avoid common pitfalls and how to prepare a professional targeted written application.

Tuesday 30 March, 10am-10.50am

Interviews and the Pitch

Performing confidently in interviews may open the door to your future career progression. Learn how to overcome your nerves, pitch your skills and abilities, confidently respond to the interview questions and convince the recruiters that you are the best fit for the position. Be prepared for success.

View our recorded webinars:

21st Century Work Readiness

The Employability Edge - recorded 2 March, 2021

Write Winning Job Applications

Identify Effective Job Search Strategies

Hear from Recruiters (employer panel)

Master Interviews and the Pitch

International Student Alumni Panel:

Keys to Success in the Aussie Job Market

Virtual Employer Events

Date/TimeSessionDetailsDiscipline(s)How to access
Wednesday, 17 March 
10am - 1pm                                
2021 JCU Virtual Careers Fair                     

A wide variety of employers have been invited to attend the JCU Virtual Careers Fair. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear tips directly from the employers, attend live presentations, and ask questions about opportunities for your profession!

The Virtual Careers Fair is for ALL students. We encourage students from every year level and every discipline to attend.

Please go to the JCU Career Directory to find out who is going and get tips on how to get ready for the Fair.

ALLJCU Career Directory

On Campus Employer Events

Date/TimeSessionDetailsDiscipline(s) & CampusHow to access
Friday, 26 March, 
9am - 10am
Australian Computer Society (ACS) & Codebots Presentation                   Join Tessa and Ayasha from Codebots as they show off some awesome tech that is revolutionising the software development industry, plus opportunities within Codebots graduate program. Holly Bretherton, State Manager at ACS Qld discusses how ACS Qld student Membership can fast-track your tech career.Information Technology, Townsville

You must register to attend this event. Details on the room and registration: CareerHub

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