Mount Gambier Campus

Tuesday 12 October – Wednesday 13 October

UniSA Career Services is coming to Mount Gambier!

Are you keen to understand how to plan and develop your future career, optimise your employability, prepare high quality graduate applications, develop job search strategies and access career related support services? You are invited to join a range of sessions prepared to build your skills, knowledge and expertise in preparing to further your career.

The sessions listed below include in-class sessions, online webinars, and the opportunity to meet personally with Heidi Jones, UniSA Career Adviser.

We recommend that you add these sessions to your calendar. We look forward to meeting you on campus!

Tuesday

12 October 2021

10.45am–11.45am

Networking: Become a Networking Ninja! [All students] – LC1-32b 

Networking is an important part of job searching, employability and building your career. It is even more important right now to have good networking skills! Join this session to learn more about building your networks effectively.

12.00pm–1.00pm

FREE LUNCH!  Seeking a Career in Education? The tips and tricks [Education students] – LC1-34

Free lunch? Join our working lunch whilst you learn about the importance of developing experience, how to go about building your experiences, and how these will benefit your future career as a teacher. Be introduced to Career Services and the ways that we can support you.

1.30pm–3.00pm

How to Write a Winning Resume & Cover Letter [Online]

In this online session open to all students, you will learn the 'resume basics'; what employers expect to see in your resume; how to be as competitive as possible; and the three key steps to writing a great cover letter that stands out. Leave the session knowing how to create these documents effectively.

Register for the session here.

1.45pm–3.00pm

LinkedIn: Get started and learn how to maximize this platform! [All students] – LC1-32b

Do you know how powerful LinkedIn can be for you whilst at uni? Do you know how the platform can springboard your career at graduation? Come along to our session and let us show you how you can get started, how to use the platform and how to create a profile that gets noticed!

3.15pm–4.30pm

Careers Drop-In: On Campus [All students] – LC1-21

Heidi Jones, UniSA Career Adviser will be on campus and this is your opportunity to chat with her! Ask your career questions or explore the things that are important to you, get your resume/cover letter checked, discuss jobs or careers, get suggestions on how to build your experiences, or seek tips and hints on preparing for an interview. No appointment required at this casual, informal drop-in session.

4.30pm–6.00pm

OUT OF HOURS Careers Drop-In: On Campus [All students] – LC1-21

Working full time? Find it tricky to get to campus during office hours? In this extended hours session Heidi Jones, UniSA Career Adviser will be on campus after 4pm so you can come along after work and get personalised advice, guidance and assistance. A great chance to ask your career questions or explore the things that are important to you with a professional. No appointment required at this casual, informal drop-in session.

Wednesday

13 October 2021

10.00am–11.00am

Introduction to YOUR Career Development [Foundation students] – LC1-37

Have you ever found yourself asking questions like these - Where can my studies take me? What are my future career choices? Where will I find work? What are my options and how can I figure out what will suit me? In this workshop, we will help you explore answers to some of these questions!

11.15am - 
12.00pm

Career Conversations for Foundation Students [Foundation students] – LC1-21

Foundation students are invited to take this opportunity (after attending the previous session at 10am) to sit and chat with a Career Adviser to talk through your career options or choices, ask your career questions, get personalised support, advice and guidance!

11.30am–12.30pm

Smash your Interview! [Online]

In this online session open to all students, you will learn how to create a competitive advantage and the tips and tricks on how to prepare for an upcoming job interview!

Register for the session here.

12.45pm–1.30pm

Careers Drop-In: On Campus [All students] – LC1-21

Heidi Jones, UniSA Career Adviser will be on campus and this is your opportunity to chat with her! Ask your career questions or explore the things that are important to you, get your resume/cover letter checked, discuss jobs or careers, get suggestions on how to build your experiences, or seek tips and hints on preparing for an interview. No appointment required at this casual, informal drop-in session.

2.00pm–3.00pm

Finding Work Experiences, Jobs and Opportunities [APP students] – LC1-37

Gain that competitive edge! ‚ÄčAre you look for a job, placement, internship or work experience? At this workshop we will provide you with plenty of strategies, advice, helpful tips and tricks how to source opportunities!

3.15pm–4.15pm

Careers Drop-In: On Campus [All students] – LC1-21

Heidi Jones, UniSA Career Adviser will again be making time available to chat. Ask your career questions or explore the things that are important to you, get your resume/cover letter checked, discuss jobs or careers, get suggestions on how to build your experiences, or seek tips and hints on preparing for an interview. No appointment required at this casual, informal drop-in session.

 

Seeking further assistance, outside of the workshops listed above? These other services are also available to you as a regional student:

  • Access to UniSA’s online jobs and events board, UniSA CareerHub.
  • Appointments with Career Advisers are available online or by phone here.
  • Access to online and recorded workshops and presentations through LearnOnline.
  • Self-Help Career Resources are available 24/7 through UniSA CareerHub.
  • Careers Weekly Newsletters are distributed every Friday highlighting a range of employment and volunteering opportunities.
  • A range of careers related information and resources through a greatly improved Career Services website.