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: CB01.04.13.

Maintaining Mental Health During Your Career Search

Searching for a new career can be extremely stressful. Even if you are currently employed and you are looking for a career change, there can be a lot of stress and anxiety associated with the search. If you are between jobs, you have added financial stress while you...

Should You Approach the World of Entrepreneurship Before Your 30s?

Many of us feel as though we’ve got a multi-million dollar idea under our sleeves at some point in our lifetime. However, not all of us are brave enough to act on it. And that’s the difference between an entrepreneur and your average dreamer. An entrepreneur will have...

Plan Your Career like a Road Trip

Just like that Aussie road trip you’ve been saying you’re going to do at some point, your career needs a little planning. Aptly named, a career plan is a good thing to have in your glovebox, otherwise you might find yourself having a career crisis down the track.So...

3 Strategies for Landing a Job That Feels Just Out of Reach

So you want to apply for a job but you don’t tick all the boxes listed in the job ad? If you’re still not confident about applying, read this article first to determine if you are qualified enough to apply. It might seem logical to only apply for jobs you’re qualified...

How to Quit a Well-paying Job for a Lifelong Dream

Letting go of a job you worked hard to get and is now paying handsomely is a daunting thing. Just when you are ready to walk out of that cubicle, the reassurance of a steady paycheck and a comfortable life pulls you back in. However, once you’ve entertained the...

The Knopes in Your Office

We all need a Leslie Knope in our lives. She's warm, happy, and completely uplifting to her co-workers. Identifying the Leslie Knope in your office early on, means that you're setting your office life up for happiness, support and all round good work vibes. Find out...

Be Kind At Work

To show kindness is one of the most powerful things you can do for someone. This is as true in the workplace as it is at home. It’s a shame that we are sometimes conditioned to think of work as somewhere we go to shut down our emotions and humanity. This way...

What to Consider When Working Overseas

My name is Megan and I’m the cliché British backpacker on her working holiday visa.I moved to Sydney in February for a job opportunity that I couldn’t turn down. I started working as an SEO Specialist for Employment Hero over a month ago and I am loving the learning...

The Ultimate Survival Guide to Your First Internship

Entering into your first internship can be just as daunting as your first job. It might even be more so if your internship is in the field you want a career in.So we compiled a survival guide to get you through the first couple of days at your internship, and to get...

Why Networking Can Feel like The Bachelor

You’re standing in a room full of people with a drink in your sweaty palm. You’re trapped in a sea of chatter, wondering if you should slyly squeeze into the small circle of people talking beside you. All of your confidence and your ideas for conversation have gone...