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.

Need to get in touch? Email us at careersblog@uts.edu.au

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.

Not Just a Line on Your Resume

Internships are a training position commonly held by a student looking to further their career. But how do you know if completing an internship is the right step for you? And, if you decide to do one, what are the benefits? We spoke to UTS Graduates about their time...

How Sleep Deprivation Could Ruin Your Career

With semester getting hectic, it’s easy to sacrifice sleep in favor of finishing that list minute assignment, or bingeing Dead to Me on Netflix. But a lack of sleep can actually have a huge impact on your daily life, and getting into the habit of subsisting on less...

Can Attending a Careers Fair Help Get You a Job? Xueting Su’s Story

We often talk about how helpful careers fairs can be to kick-starting your career, but can they actually help you land a job? For Xueting Su, the answer was yes. We had a chat with her about her career journey so far, and the advice she has for other UTS students...

Inbox Zero

Picture this: it’s a Wednesday morning, and you’ve just logged on to your computer at work. You have your coffee in hand, and you are ready to tackle the day. You open up Outlook and all of a sudden your computer starts to move at snail speed as your inbox loads....

4 Everyday Habits to Build in Your 20s to Help Your Career

Your 20s are often a time of change as you grow into adulthood, but there are some things you can do now that will stay with you for the rest of your life (and career). One such habit, is brought to you from the tiny friend who went viral back in March for his skills...

A Day in the Life of a Public Relations/Marketing/Events/Designer/Stakeholder Manager

It’s a big title, but if your dream is to work in a leading creative agency, there are a number of roles you’ll be expected to fill every day (you should already add news guru, go-to industry expert, contact database, and note taking extraordinaire to this list). Not...

But What Does the Recruitment Process ACTUALLY Look Like?

So you’ve applied for a job, and have now been invited to take part in an interview or recruitment process. But with employers using such a wide variety of selection methods, in can be tricky to know what each type entails. To help you out, here’s a quick overview of...

Why Samwell Tarly Would Be the Best Work Bae

Everyone knows that you’re actually more productive with a quality work bae, and the first episode of season 8 of Game of Thrones saw Sam coming in hot with some of the more desirable traits you should be looking out for.So, without further ado, here are 4 top notch...

How to Sweeten the Deal: Chocolatey Career Advice

Easter is coming to an end, but we still have some sweet, chocolatey advice to help you make the most of your work life – from first impressions and self-care, to lasting work relationships and personal growth. So pull out the Easter egg your nan bought you, crack off...

Uncover the Hidden Easter Eggs in Job Descriptions (+ Bunnies)

Here at the UTS Careers Blog, we’re suckers for a theme; and with Easter coming up we’ve turned our sights on Easter Eggs – but not of the chocolate variety. Today, we’re looking at the hidden Easter Eggs (aka the hidden messages or secret features) you’ll often see...