Let’s Torque – Science Communication Roles Available Now!

Let’s Torque is a science communication organisation run by undergraduates from across Victoria! New roles are now available for 2021, requiring skills ranging from social media managing, event planning, finances and more! New members will work with current members to design workshops, host professional events and run our annual SCIENCE COMMUNICATION COMPETITION!

Available role titles for 2021 are:
Head of Let’s Torque
Head of Online Content Creation
Head of External Engagements
Head of Events
Head of Marketing
Education and Online Content Creation Coordinator
Education and Marketing Coordinator
School & University Outreach Coordinator
Let’s Torque Volunteer 

Go to https://www.letstorque.org/join-the-team to check out each role, or visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LetsTorqueSTEMJoin the team for 2021 and help spread the joys of SCIENCE COMMUNICATION!

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Monash Career Launch Program

From December 7 to 11, Career Connect have arranged a special careers event for students finishing up their study.

Monash Career Launch is a week of masterclasses specially designed to help final-year students acquire the skills, knowledge and self-assurance to secure their ideal role.

Featuring a wide range of bespoke workshops and industry panels, this week provides practical advice to students on how to navigate their own employability and job readiness, as well as provide clarity and build confidence when transitioning from education into professional employment. Choose from:

 

  • Design your Career

  • Nailing the Interview with Compelling Storytelling

  • Non-traditional Pathways to Building your Career*

  • The Power of Mentorship*

  • Building an Impactful Brand

  • Quiz a Recruiter*

  • Preparing for the transition to employment

  • Entrepreneurship Strategies for Success*

  • Accessing the Hidden Job Market

  • Maintaining Well-Being in your Career

  • Effective Communication in the Workplace

  • The ‘Networkathon’*

  • Job Application ‘How To’ Workshops

 

*Special industry panel event

 

To browse the list of events and to register, go to Career Gateway.

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Cancer Council Victoria’s 2020/21 Summer Vacation Studentship: Applications open 10th Aug!

Applications for Cancer Council Victoria’s 2020/21 Summer Vacation Studentships open at 9am on Monday 10 August 2020.

Studentships are offered to undergraduate students enrolled in relevant disciplines at any Victorian University.  Students are not eligible to apply after completing their final year, except for 3rd year science students who are proceeding to the fourth year of an honours degree.

Applicants need to source a studentship project that is part of a cancer research program being conducted at a Victorian university or research organisation. Clinical and allied health placements are also encouraged.

All information and application forms can be found on our website: http://www.cancervic.org.au/research/biomedical/research_sum_vacation_studentships

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Monash Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarships Program: Apply Now!

Applications for the Monash Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarships (HISS) Program for 2020/2021 are now open!

HISS is dedicated to educating future innovators within healthcare whilst generating projects and concepts with potential for tangible real world clinical outcomes.

After a pilot program over the summer of 2019/2020, MYMI are pleased to announce that HISS will be offered again over 2020/2021, in collaboration between MYMI, MIME and Monash Partners. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and a passion for healthcare innovation are invited to apply.

What’s in it for you:

  • Learn about Project Management, the Innovation in Healthcare Process and more.

  • Work within highly interdisciplinary teams and build your communication, collaboration skills and technical skills over 11 weeks.

  • Learn from, and connect with industry & clinical mentors.

  • Opportunity to work on continuing projects with potential for real world impact (FYPs, BMedSci, Honours and more) and funding

  • Scholarship funding at $4400

Check out some of our projects from last year: https://www.mymi.org.au/projects

Further information and link to apply: https://bit.ly/HISS-Info

 

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Monash Careers Summit & Career Expo

The Monash Careers Summit is designed to allow students to explore ways of working, developing employability and career planning, and features workshops, seminars and speaker panels bringing students and industry together in an interactive, virtual environment. Featuring sessions tailored to the specific needs of both domestic and international students, the focus of the Summit will be on careers, career development, graduate employability and graduate recruitment.

 

The cornerstone of the Summit will be the Monash Careers Expo on August 5 and 6.

Now in its tenth year, this key Monash event attracts a prestigious selection of local and international exhibitors from a range of industries and sectors, and is a trusted and valuable opportunity for students to explore their career options and potential. And in 2020, it will run as a completely virtual event, providing students with even greater flexibility and ease of access to prospective employers.

Click here to register.

More details about the event will be made available in the coming weeks. In the meantime, mark August 3-14 in your calendars, and we hope you can join us in making the Summit a success.

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Career Connect Masterclasses

Introduced last year and highly valued by students, Career Connects Masterclass series is an intensive week of workshops that will deliver valuable employability and job seeking skills in an online form. From July 13 to 17, students will have the opportunity to acquire valuable information on areas such as Effective Career Planning and Entrepreneurial Skills for Students, as well as innovative new workshops on building a personal brand, navigating the recruitment market, and much more. Additional information about, and registration for, the Masterclasses can be made through our Career Gateway portal.

 

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Information session: Explore a career in Meteorology

Date: Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Time: 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm AEDT
Applications are now open for the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) Graduate Meteorologist Program and close 23 July 2020.
BOM are hosting a webinar for those interested in applying for the role and want to find out about a career with the Bureau.

Hear from previous graduates who have forged successful careers at the Bureau and ask questions about the application and recruitment process.

If your application is successful, you can look forward to participating in a comprehensive, paid training program. Our Graduate Diploma in Meteorology is highly regarded and involves a nine-month training course at the Bureau of Meteorology Training Centre (BMTC) in Melbourne. Our Training Centre is Australia’s only education provider that offers a qualification that meets the World Meteorological Organisation’s (WMO) qualification standard for Meteorologists.

If you are motivated to do interesting, innovative and socially impactful work in a dynamic environment, we encourage you to attend our information session to find out more about a career with the Bureau.
Click here to apply or learn more about the Bureau’s Graduate Meteorologist Program.

Who should attend? 

This webinar would be suitable for, but not limited to:

  • Anyone interested in a career in Meteorology
  • University students and faculty
  • High-school students
  • Career advisors
  • The general public
Presented by
   
Mick Pope
Meteorologist Trainer
 Grace Legge
Meteorologist
Through BOM’s commitment to reconciliation and improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment outcomes, the Bureau’s Indigenous Employment Officer, Sharon Ware, will be available to connect with during the session.
View recordings of previous BOM Webinars on the BOM YouTube channel
If you’d like to subscribe to other emails on weather, climate, oceans and water, please click here
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MFI Internship

Calling all penultimate and final year Science students. Are you looking for an internship like no other?

Take your passion for science, technology and innovation to the next level by working in multi-disciplinary teams to solve industry-based challenges as a part of this unique internship project.

Watch the video below to find out why this is a not to be missed opportunity!

APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 5th JULY
Find out more here!
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Career Connect Masterclasses are back!

We’ve got some great news for students who are keen to prepare for entering the local and global job market following the completion of exams. Career Connect’s Masterclasses are back ­— and online!

Career Connect will be running an intensive workshop series from July 13 to 17. And there will be some new sessions specially created for students ready to get their career journey underway.

Students can register on Career Gateway for one or more of the following sessions;

·       Effective career planning
·       Building a personal brand
·       The recruitment landscape post COVID-19 – what you need to know
·       Overcoming roadblocks in your job search process
·       How do I find a job?
·       I have industry experience – now what?
·       Be your own boss – entrepreneurial skills for students
·       Lead to create change
·       The value of volunteering
·       Growth mindset – the secret to success

Career Connect Masterclasses provide students with valuable information on how to refine your employability, no matter what stage of your development. We’re here to help every step of the way!

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