About the Blog

The Careers Blog has been designed to provide UTS students from all walks of like 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: CB01.04.13.

7.3 Questions With Elizabeth Serbin

We’re back with our third Vogue-inspired installment of 7.3 Questions Answered By Your Favourite Accomplishers!This week we had a chat with Elizabeth Serbin, who currently works as a graduate at Lendlease.Elizabeth Serbin on her networking, the benefits of...

Fact or Fiction: Your Favourite Fictional Characters on How to Write a CV in the Real World

You’ve aced all your classes, graduated with flying colours, and even have some experience under your belt from an internship—so why does your mind go blank when you’re faced with writing a CV? If crafting a convincing CV feels as daunting as writing the next great...

Boss Baby

As a new mum I have to teach my 1-year old daughter Chloe a lot, but I’m realising this is reciprocal and she can teach me a lot as well. Here are 5 tips you can learn from babies:1. Smiles are powerful When I saw Chloe’s smile for the first time it was amazing, I was...

7.3 Questions With Mohit Sewani

It’s time for the second edition of our Vogue-inspired series, 7.3 Questions Answered By Your Favourite Accomplishers! This week we spoke with Mohit Sewani on his experience with the Accomplish Award, how he’s gotten involved around UTS, and why meeting and developing...

5 Spending Habits to Start in Your 20s

For many students, your twenties are the years in which your finances are the most strained. Not only is it likely you’re starting to think about transitioning into the workforce full-time, but you might also be trying to save for a house, a trip overseas or a new...

A Short Chat with UTS Careers’ Wonder Women: The Business Development Team

In the spirit of International Women’s Day, and to celebrate UTS being recognized as Employer of Choice for Gender by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), we sat down with (and when we say ‘sat down with’ we mean chased around campus) our very busy, all female...

7.3 Questions With Anthony Chu

To take a note out of Vogue’s book, we’ve has a chat with some of our amazing Accomplish Award graduates in a short series we like to call ‘7.3 Questions Answered By Your Favourite Accomplishers’. To kick things off, we’ve spoken with Anthony Chu; a penultimate year...

My Internship at Electromag Wireless Solutions

During my second year of Engineering at the UTS, I had to find an internship at a company to get professional experience for a period of 6 months. This was a key part of my degree, and encourages students to gain industry experience before graduating. Getting industry...

5 Ways to Turn Over a New Leaf This Autumn

It’s that time of year again! You know it’s time for uni to kick back in again, and everyone starts to loosen the reins on those New Year’s resolutions. Despite the extra-long hiatus for most, this is usually the time where motivation is the scarcest. But before you...

3 Things We Can Learn from the Now Extinct Bramble Cay Melomys

This past week saw the formal recognition of the extinction of the Bramble Cay melomys, a ‘tiny island rodent’1 from a small island near Papua New Guinea. Not only was the Bramble Cay melomys a relatable little guy (I mean who can’t relate to a nocturnal rodent that...