COVID-19 Advice for the JCU Community - Last updated: 8 June 2022, 12pm (AEST)


JCU Careers and Employability provides bookable appointments for career counselling, job application and job search assistance.

Job application appointments

These include feedback and information on:

  • Resume and cover letters
  • Selection criteria
  • LinkedIn Profile
  • Interview preparation/Mock Interviews
  • Job search strategies

This service is available to JCU students and graduates for up to 12 months after the completion of their studies.

How to prepare for your appointment:

  • You must have a draft ready prior to your appointment. Please refer to our resume examples and information sheets to help get you started: Job Search Information Sheets and Example Resumes.
  • Please email your documents at least 24 hours prior to your appointment.

Career counselling appointments

JCU Career Consultants can help you to identify your skills, interests and values, set goals and explore opportunities. If you're struggling with a decision about whether to leave or change your course, or would like help to make informed career-related decisions and develop strategies to achieve your goals please book a free and confidential appointment.

How to prepare for your appointment:

How to book an appointment

  • Phone: 1800 246 446
  • Call into our office (Level 1 of the Library in Cairns and Townsville)
  • Appointments are available face-to-face, via Zoom or telephone

The Student Centre is the best first point of contact for enquiries in relation to choosing electives, gaining credit for previous study, prerequisite requirements, dropping or adding subjects or changing programs.