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This blog aims to provide students from all walks of life with the tips, know-how and insights needed to maximise their potential career success.

We want YOU to be successful, so why not check out some of our posts, and get the advice you need to ace your career journey!

 

UTS Careers works to equip students with the employability skills, confidence and advice to achieve their career goals!

Working closely with graduate recruiters, faculties and industry leaders, UTS Careers offers a variety of services and resources to help students get a head-start on their careers. From events and workshops, to in-person consultations and more, we can help!

For further information, please visit our website or swing by and talk to one of our enthusiastic Careers staff – we’re conveniently located in the UTS Tower Building: CB01.04.13.

Let’s Get Down to Business to Defeat Career Challenges

By Mia Casey Guys, big news! 1: Disney is making a live action Mulan remake (albeit without Mushu OR Shang, which is a travesty), and 2: they have cast China’s Liu Yifei to take the leading role! The film is slated to be released in March 2020, but to celebrate our...

5 Skills Employers are Killing Just like Millennials are Killing Mayonnaise

By Mia Casey Phildelphia Magazine recently released an article by Sandy Hingston, entitled: How Millennials Killed Mayonnaise, following the popular trend of nostalgically blaming young people for cultural advancement and economic change. If you haven’t yet read the...

Jobs You Didn’t Know Existed but Could Have The Skills For

By Courtney Sue Transferrable skills. You have probably heard of this term before, but what exactly are they? Transferrable skills are skills and abilities that are relevant and helpful across all areas of your life. In your social life, at university and throughout...

2018 K-pop Moments That Will Cure Your Career Depression

By Isaac Garcia Once in a while we go through those career-ready moments, when suddenly we’re so ambitious and career-fuelled that we might even change our LinkedIn photo. These moments can be fleeting, so it’s a good idea to take advantage of it when it arrives. But...

6 Soft Skills Brooklyn 99 Proves are Totally Important for Your Career

By Mia Casey 1. Positivity Even when everything seems to be falling apart around you (or burning to nothing a la Boyle’s food truck), it’s important to try to have a positive outlook on how you’re going to move beyond whatever dire situation you find yourself in....

Interning at “the Greatest Governance Institute in Existence”

By Rosalin Kuriype As a Communications and International Studies student, majoring in Social Inquiry and in my final year at the University of Technology Sydney, the Aurora Internship Program provided me with the perfect opportunity to combine my interest in social...

How to Get Your Motivation Mojo Back

By Mia Casey Uni’s back in session and guess what that means? You get to start balancing work, a social life, AND study! Exciting right? So maybe you’re feeling a little bit like you really can’t be bothered, and that Netflix series you started bingeing two days...

Juggling Work, University, and Life Admin Without Losing Your Mind

By Maria Markoulli I am one busy bee – for the past few years I have juggled work, study and personal commitments. Currently, I work at UTS Careers, volunteer at a Community Legal Centre and study a Juris Doctor degree. Kind people sometimes tell me, “Maria, I do not...

Breaking Down the Cover Letter

By Mia Casey Whenever you’re applying for a job, it’s important you write a tailored cover letter that’s specific to the role you’re applying for. Gone are the days of cookie cutter cover letters that you can trot out every time a new job rolls around – this thing...

Thriving in the Weird WEIRD World of Australia

By Joe Miao You might not realise it right off the bat, but Australia is a really weird place full of Vegemite, bin chickens and giving things a ‘fair shake of the sauce bottle’.  Australians drive on the left side of the road, they don’t eat rice with every meal and...