Whyalla Campus

Monday 6 September – Thursday 9 September 

UniSA Career Services is coming to Whyalla!

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 Matt Purdy, UniSA Career Adviser.

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


Monday 6 September 2021

3.00pm–4.00pm

Networking: How to Network Effectively (become a networking ninja!) [Online]

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 online webinar to learn more about building your networks effectively.

Register for the session here

Tuesday 7 September 2021

11.00am–12.30pm

How to write a winning resume and 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

Wednesday 8 September 2021

(Career Adviser on Campus)


11.00am–11.30am

Building your Employability (for Education students) – MB1-37

Learn about the importance of developing experience, and how this will benefit your future career as a teacher. Be introduced to Career Services and the ways that we can support you.

1.00pm–2.00pm

Planning for your Future Career (for Social Work students) – MB1-42

Hear from a graduate about their career in social work, and what they did to prepare themselves as a student. Learn more about Career Services and the ways that we can support you through your career journey.

3.00pm–4.30pm

Drop-in Sessions with Matt Purdy - MB1-19B

This is your opportunity to personally connect with Matt, our Career Adviser, to get your resume/cover letter checked, discuss where to look for jobs, get suggestions on how to build your experience, and tips and hints on preparing for an interview.

Thursday 9 September 2021

(Career Adviser on Campus)

9.00am–11.00am

Drop-in Sessions with Matt Purdy - MB1-19B

This is your opportunity to personally connect with Matt, our Career Adviser, to get your resume/cover letter checked, discuss where to look for jobs, get suggestions on how to build your experience, and tips and hints on preparing for an interview.

11.00am–11.30am

Introduction to Education Applications (for Education students) – MB2-67

Learn how to incorporate your previous experiences into your teaching applications and hear more about how Career Services can help you on your career journey.

12.00pm–1.00pm

Conveying your Experiences in Applications for Nursing Students – JB2-140

Need to prepare a resume and cover letter for nursing roles? Need help knowing how to incorporate your previous experiences into your applications? Want to leverage your experiences during interviews? Don’t miss this session!

3.00pm–4.00pm

Foundation Studies - Introduction to YOUR Career Development – MB1-42

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!

 

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.