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How to pivot your career direction mid-degree

If you’re midway through your studies and you’re thinking about working in a different industry or specialty than the one you’re studying, don’t worry – you’re not alone! It’s common to start thinking about different career pathways while you’re studying, and...

Can you design your future?

Look, none of us can predict the future but that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps now to help steer it in a direction that #sparksjoy. How can you do that, I hear you ask? Well friends, let me introduce you to this delightful little theory of Life Design.Drawing on...

Getting your foot in the door

Finding an internship is hard. Sometimes it feels like its own full-time job, which no one pays or gives you credit for. I had been looking for an internship for months before I stumbled upon my first internship at UTS Careers. Today, I'd like to help you to get your...

Six ways to fast track your career progression

Have you ever been frustrated, waiting for your manager to offer you a promotion, or wondered what more you could do to stand out from your peers? Use these tips and tricks to get the recognition you deserve and fast-track your progression. 1. Set your career (and...

Fitting in(stitutions) while Black

Recently, myself and a colleague wrote an article at The Conversation examining some nuances of working while Black. We use the word Black to refer to political identities connected to ancestry, as well as a cultural and social experience of race and to...

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How to pivot your career direction mid-degree

How to pivot your career direction mid-degree

If you’re midway through your studies and you’re thinking about working in a different industry or specialty than the one you’re studying, don’t worry – you’re not alone! It’s common to start thinking about different career pathways while you’re studying, and...

Can you design your future?

Can you design your future?

Look, none of us can predict the future but that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps now to help steer it in a direction that #sparksjoy. How can you do that, I hear you ask? Well friends, let me introduce you to this delightful little theory of Life Design.Drawing on...

Getting your foot in the door

Getting your foot in the door

Finding an internship is hard. Sometimes it feels like its own full-time job, which no one pays or gives you credit for. I had been looking for an internship for months before I stumbled upon my first internship at UTS Careers. Today, I'd like to help you to get your...

Six ways to fast track your career progression

Six ways to fast track your career progression

Have you ever been frustrated, waiting for your manager to offer you a promotion, or wondered what more you could do to stand out from your peers? Use these tips and tricks to get the recognition you deserve and fast-track your progression. 1. Set your career (and...

Fitting in(stitutions) while Black

Fitting in(stitutions) while Black

Recently, myself and a colleague wrote an article at The Conversation examining some nuances of working while Black. We use the word Black to refer to political identities connected to ancestry, as well as a cultural and social experience of race and to...

3 skills you need to succeed in Project Management

3 skills you need to succeed in Project Management

The Masters of Project Management (MPM) is a well-known program offered by the UTS Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building. This widely endorsed program is recognised by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is designed to enhance the knowledge, experience...

6 reasons why you should volunteer at university

6 reasons why you should volunteer at university

Being a university student isn’t easy. If you’re a recent school leaver, then you are probably learning about the epic juggle of university life. Trying to balance your studies with your home life, plus maybe working part-time and trying to catch up with your friends...

Pathways to digital marketing careers

Pathways to digital marketing careers

It’s everywhere – on your phone, on your PC; it may have even led you here. Digital marketing is the way businesses communicate and promote their products and services to the world. Though we may think of clickable ads and pop-ups as digital marketing, digital...

Best of: Skill-building advice

Best of: Skill-building advice

Look, we know that UTS students are the most skilled, talented, and coolest out there, but how do you go about proving that to a prospective employer?Skill-building is an essential part of getting you ready for the world of work, and ensuring you’re committed to a...

Best of: Job search advice

Best of: Job search advice

Are you looking for a job at the moment? Or maybe contemplating leaving your current role for a new opportunity?The job search process may seem easy – you just find a job, apply for it, and get it… right? – but in reality it can take setbacks, challenges, and the...

There is no such thing as ‘just a uni job’

There is no such thing as ‘just a uni job’

Getting a job on campus at your university is not just a means to an end, it can be the start of something really special. You’ll be taking advantage of a typically more flexible work schedule, get a chance to see the ‘behind-the-scenes’ of your uni and will get the...

Best of: Interview advice

Best of: Interview advice

If there’s anything promised in this life, it’s death, taxes, and job interviews.You’ve nailed the cover letter and resume portion of the job-search process, and now’s your chance to show off your true personality, wow your interviewers, and hopefully land a job!But...

Best of: Resume and cover letter advice

Best of: Resume and cover letter advice

If you think about your next career step, chances are one of the first things you’re going to think about is your resume and cover letter. Not the most exciting things in the world, your CV and cover letter can nevertheless make or break an opportunity. As the first...

An Interview with Vice-Chancellor Andrew Parfitt

An Interview with Vice-Chancellor Andrew Parfitt

Originally published by Vertigo magazine For those of you out of the university loop, Professor Andrew Parfitt is your Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Technology Sydney. Promoted from his position of Provost and Senior Vice-President in November...

How to make a difference as a mentor in 4 easy ways

How to make a difference as a mentor in 4 easy ways

What makes a mentor stand out? We all have people in our lives that we find inspiring, motivating, and driven, but the secret to being a mentor is more than just enthusiasm (although that never goes to waste!)From sharing their knowledge and expertise to providing...

4 signs a healthcare career may be right for you

4 signs a healthcare career may be right for you

The healthcare industry offers various rewarding career paths. You have the opportunity to make a significant difference in individual patients' lives and the community at large. Lucrative salaries are also a feature of many roles in the sector. The Australian...

How to land an internship that ISN’T just getting coffee

How to land an internship that ISN’T just getting coffee

We’ve spoken a lot about internships over the years. In fact, it’s one of our favourite things about UTS – that we’re known for empowering our students to set themselves up to get their dream internship, dream job, dream career.But while we actively encourage students...

8 phone interview tips for career success

8 phone interview tips for career success

Originally published by Career Success Australia The next step after applying for a job is preparing for the initial interview you will have with a recruiter, which is usually conducted over the phone. So, no doubt you’ll be looking for phone interview tips to make...

You can’t ask that! Illegal job interview questions

You can’t ask that! Illegal job interview questions

Interviews can be a tough go at the best of times, but throw in uncomfortable, cringey, or plain illegal questions and you’ll be in for a tumultuous ride.We often think that we have to jump through hoops or go out of our way to prove ourselves in interviews, but you...