Career Connect Ambassador Program: Apply Now!

Do you want to help your fellow students access essential job and employability services, while refining and enhancing your own skills to secure your dream role?

Career Connect’s Student Ambassador Program is an exciting new initiative offering students the chance to optimise their career development, professionalism and enhance their employability. By representing Career Connect in its activities and events across the University, participants will secure valuable training and networking opportunities highly regarded by employers and recruiters, as well as gain career knowledge, confidence and experience.

To apply, students must;

  • be currently enrolled in a Monash University course;
  • have completed at least one semester of study
  • be available for the duration of the program;
  • not be graduating before the conclusion of the program in October 2020; and
  • commit to volunteering 25 hours over the course of the year.

Applications are now open and close on Sunday 8 December. Places are strictly limited, so for more information and to apply, go to Career Gateway now.

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Science Student Quicklinks

 

Here are some important links that you will need throughout the course of your journey as a Science Undergrad.

Monash Science Undergraduate Degree Resources:

Networking & News:

  • Monash Science LinkedIn can connect you with Alumni, Academics, other Staff and Students. You will need to create a LinkedIn profile to view all of these connections.
  • Monash Science Facebook page keeps you up to date with current Monash Science related News, Events, Study & Job opportunities.
  • Monash SSLL Vollie Facebook page hosts study groups for students across the year levels.

Job & Internship Opportunities:

  • List of Science career options based on the School of Sciences.
  • Career Gateway – Monash student portal that allows you to search for volunteering positions, part-time, casual & full-time jobs in any area (from being an umpire for children’s sports to being a maths tutor).
  • Professional bodies in your areas of interest also run events, so check out Career Connect for the possible events they host. Career Connect also will check your application; all you have to do is register on Career Gateway for one of their many workshops or 1-on-1 sessions.

Graduate Opportunities:

 

Current events and updates are made on our Careers tab, start your journey to success now!

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KPMG China & HK Graduate Program

 

KPMG is a global network of member firms with 189,000 people across a range of disciplines worldwide, including around 10,000 partners and staff across 16 cities in China. They provide audit, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s foremost companies. Their client focus, commitment to excellence, global mindset and unparalleled delivery build long standing partnerships based on trust and integrity, which are at the core of their business and international reputation.

KPMG’s graduate recruitment season has just begun and they are targeting STEM students who are planning on returning to China or HK, this year in order to achieve a balanced and diverse workforce.

Hop onto:

https://home.kpmg.com/cn/en/home/careers/graduates/stem-graduate-applications.html.

for more information!

 

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Job Opportunity with English Connect Monash

 

English Connect provides excellence in English in a cultural context, inclusive practices and student experience. It enhances Monash-wide student engagement by providing lively classroom environments, peer learning and flexible real-world situations to enrich students’ assuredness in Australia. All of their programs are peer to peer, and are delivered by current students at the university.

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O-I Graduate Program

O-I is the world’s leading glass bottle manufacturer and they are looking for graduating Science students who’ve majored in Chemistry, Physics and/or Maths to join their 18 month rotational graduate program. Embark on challenging and diverse projects, all while being supported through a structured learning and developmental program.

With 80 operational plants over 23 countries, O-I  is hiring in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Penrose (NZ). Be a part of a global manufacturing organisation that upholds and promotes sustainable production and apply through the appropriate channels as advertised below. Applications close Sunday 16th October 2016, with interviews conducted in November and the position beginning in February 2017.

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Why doing a Science degree is not ‘risky’.

By Dr. Mahbub Sarkar, Dr. Chris Thompson & Prof. Tina Overton

The recent Australian Graduate Survey (AGS) reported that 51 per cent of the science graduates found full-time work within four months after completing their course, 17 percentage points below the national average. Based on this single data point, Andrew Norton of the Grattan Institute claimed that enrolling in science degrees is “risky”. He commented,

“If people think doing a Bachelor in Science will give them skills that are highly valued in the labour market then they should probably look at something else.”

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Bureau of Meteorology: Graduate Meterologist Program

Are you a Science, Physics or Maths Student?

Want to know more about the Bureau of Meteorology’s Graduate program? The Bureau of Meteorology is holding a Graduate Meteorology Information Event tonight!

If you are an undergraduate, post graduate or recent graduate from Physics, Mathematics or Atmospheric Science disciplines, you should come and find out about the Graduate Meteorology program available with the Bureau of Meteorology.

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