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!

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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.

Unconscious hiring bias: what candidates need to know

The prospect of moving on from university and into the workforce can be both exciting and daunting. This time represents a meaningful milestone on the road to your ambitions. Yet, some aspects can prove to be difficult hurdles. One hurdle still prevalent for many...

How to talk about yourself in interviews without the #humblebrag

What’s your favourite thing about yourself?Yeah… I find that hard to answer too. Not because I don’t believe I have good qualities - or feel that I’m not a good friend, employee, family member – but because it’s really hard to talk openly about our successes and...

Securing a cadetship in construction

UTS Careers are regularly approached by Construction Project Management students who are eager to get some advice and support on how to secure a cadetship. All students undertaking an undergraduate degree in Construction Project Management are required to complete a...

Make mentorship a part of every interaction

The word ‘mentor’ has a bit of stigma to it. It sounds formal. It sounds like a lot of work. It’s perceived to be something that only ‘keen beans’ set up when they want a promotion. My experience suggests that you should not overcook it and just use every interaction...

From zero experience to dream job: a conversation with Mudit Mittal

When Mudit Mittal started his studies in a Master of Information Technology here at UTS in 2019, he had no prior Australian work experience. Fast forward two years and a couple of roles later, and he’s landed a gig as a Data Analyst Consultant at EY!We caught up with...

How to test-drive a potential career

When you’re buying a new car, there are so many options to choose from. What kind of vehicle suits your lifestyle? Which makes and models have the features you’re looking for? You’ll likely spend some time researching, narrowing down a list of favourites, then taking...

What to expect when starting a career in HR after the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has irreversibly changed workplaces worldwide. HR departments have faced unseen challenges trying to keep employees safe and businesses running.Consequently, the world of human resources that you’ll be entering is likely different from what your...

6 questions you’re likely to hear at your next job interview

The interview process for a new work position can be a stressful experience. It's nerve-wracking deciding what you should wear, let alone thinking about what questions your interviewer will ask.However, most interviews contain similar enquiries. If you study these...

Creativity and your career: job search perks

Summer is almost here, which means you’ll have freedom to be as creative as you like in the company of others! Why not use this time to create a piece of work that sings true to your interests and what you value?Create something that inspires you to really lean into...

Why your diversity and inclusion efforts need to include contingent workers

The modern workplace is vastly different from what was conventional and widespread a decade or so ago. The nine-to-five model has been replaced by digital nomadism, freelancers, remote work, and external collaborations of all sorts.Contingent workers in particular are...