About the Blog

The Careers Blog has been designed to provide UTS students from all walks of life with the tips, industry know-how, and career insights needed for future success.
Created in 2016, the Blog’s goal is to help YOU find success, so browse through the posts and uncover the advice you need to ace your career journey!

Want to build your portfolio? Interested in sharing your insight? The Careers Blog welcomes submissions from the UTS community and industry alike. Visit our Contribute page for details on how you can be published.

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About UTS Careers

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: CB02.04.221.

The connection between career paths and mental health

As a society, we place a lot of stress on our chosen career paths and what we want to do with the rest of our lives. This can make the decision of choosing a career in and of itself incredibly stressful. Unfortunately, once you’ve landed a job, the stress doesn’t...

How to decide between multiple job offers

The job application process can often be daunting. You spend a great deal of time crafting and presenting the best version of yourself in the hope that one of the companies you apply to accepts you in a role. Few people consider the idea of multiple businesses being...

Setback to success: Skills to succeed with Naby Mariyam

Have you just faced a rejection, and now you're feeling unsure about your next steps? Or maybe you're questioning whether you've got the skills to create a career from the ground up? This article is for you. Welcome to part two of our discussion with CEO and Founder...

Forget the fear of failure: Embracing change with Naby Mariyam

The start of a new session at university always brings with it a sense of change – the holidays are over, you’ve got new classes, your schedule is changing, and you’re suddenly reminded that you’re one step closer to graduation. This time can also prompt a lot of...

How to avoid the mid-year blues

You know that saying, time flies when you’re having fun? How misleading: time flies all the time, not just when you’re having fun. One moment, you’re relaxing in the summer sun, crafting up some new year’s resolutions, then BAM! It’s July, and you have quite...

How to create an outstanding video resume

Do you need to submit a video resume for a job application? If so, it’s important to put the work into making a high-quality video. If you’re applying for something that requires a video, make sure your video is clear and easy to watch. It should be short (less than...

Why you should start looking for summer internships in the middle of winter

The weather is cold, the milo is hot, and summer feels a million years away. Why, then, am I persuading you to start looking for a summer internship? There is a very simple explanation:Because employers are already recruiting.If you want to secure an internship that...

5 things to do for your career instead of filing your taxes

Firstly, a disclaimer: I’m not encouraging you to commit tax fraud or evasion.Obviously, you’re going to file your tax returns eventually. However, sometimes, when you have something big you need to do (like filing your tax returns), you want to do anything but that...

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...