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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.

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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.

The Where’s Wally Career Map You Never Knew You Needed

By Claudia Cowell Wally finds himself lost all over the world. His whole life is centred around his passion for travel and adventure, and seeking extremely crowded places to explore (crowded beaches, airports, ski slopes, towns, railway stations, and safari parks…...

3 Tips to Have Better Branding than a Knock-off Halloween Costume

By Mia Casey Look, you’ve probably heard it all before: ‘Personal branding is so important! Set up your LinkedIn profile! Know your strengths!’, and I get it – it can be a lot. The worst part though? It’s all true. If you don’t take the time to really sit down and...

Are Employers Really Going to Say Yes to Someone Who is a Self-identified Entrepreneur?

By Dave Lt The data shows that 40% of students at UTS want to be their own boss at some point. In the UTS landscape, we are hearing about startups, opportunities to learn entrepreneurship, places where your startup can be fostered and grow – what benefit is there to...

Why the Phrase ‘It’s Who You Know’ is Vital for International Students

By Esita Sogotubu ‘It’s who you know’, that’s what they say, right? This is particularly true for international students, and was the focus of an event by the same name held in August 2018. The event gave international students the opportunity to network with former...

6 Career Lessons Learned from My ‘Lame’ Part-Time Jobs

By Sarah Marlor What do dogs, CDs, and Christmas elves all have in common? You’re right! They are all a form of nostalgic entertainment! For me, however, these words bring up specific memories of my interesting history of part-time jobs. Although you will no longer...

How to Decide if You’re Qualified Enough to Submit a Job Application

By Steph Miller You’re scanning LinkedIn, Seek, CareerHub and find your dream job. But wait—they’re looking for someone with 1-3 years’ experience, and there are a few other bullet points in the job description that you’ve never done before. You don’t tick all the...

What are the Benefits of Interning with a Startup?

By UTS Innovation & Entrepreneurship Unit Studying at university isn’t just about the knowledge you learn in the classroom and making sure you graduate with that valuable piece of paper, it’s also about making sure you’re learning the essential skills for the...

Career Lessons Learned from Crazy Rich Asians

By Ryan Abednego Crazy Rich Asians has become a cultural phenomenon and I for one am jumping aboard this Crazy Rich Asian hype train. For a rom-com, this movie had a surprising amount of takeaway messages. As a ’Crazy non-rich Asian’ myself, I feel like I am 66.6%...

Is The Future of Work Full-time?

By Rachel Yasmineh Yes? Carry on then. Nothing to read here.   No? Okay, so what?   I have no idea. So let’s set people up on how to deal with the ambiguity. It’s a hot topic that makes the rounds. Most articles talk about robots and technology automating a...

Back to the Future of Work: Myth-busting Entrepreneurship

By UTS Innovation & Entrepreneurship Resilience, courage and focus were some of the skills marked for entrepreneurial success by innovative founders, students and teachers at the UTS Postgraduate Expo. “See failures as a learning experience, and have the...