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!

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.

Crystals for your Career

Crystals – what could these shiny, pretty rocks possibly have to do with your career? Before we begin, let me start by saying that although crystals have proved helpful to me throughout my career by helping me remain mindful and focused, it’s a personal preference and...

How a Careers Event Led to a Job: An Interview with Art Honeysett

We sat down with Art Honeysett winner of the 2018 Law Interview Challenge top prize, a micro-internship with Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers. Art reflects on the career-shaping experience as his mirco-internship lead to a paralegal role.      So tell us a little...

4 Skills Most Recruiters Look For (and How You Can Build Them at Uni)

Some skills are always in vogue, and being able to cultivate them while you study is a great way to start building your employability for when you get stuck in to that job search. Some of the most requested skills employers are looking for include: teamwork ability,...

5 Steps to Finding Great Love (Or a Great Job)

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year! So many people are scrambling around looking for a date without realising that finding love can be awfully similar to finding that dream job. 1. Start with the man in the mirror The best way to start a...

Top 5 Soft Skills Needed to Help You Land Your Graduate Role

It’s that time of year again when many employers are opening their graduate programs for 2020!  With some companies reporting to receive anything between 10,000 to 20,000 applications for under a 1000 graduate roles, having excellent academic results simply isn’t...

5 Easy Ways to Get Your Job Application Seen by Recruiters

If you’ve found a job that ticks all your boxes, it’s time to tick all of the recruiter’s boxes as the perfect candidate! Writing a great job application can take a while, but it doesn’t have to be a super daunting process. Below are some key guidelines to stick to...

Tips on How to Balance Creative Projects with Your Mental Health

You might be loving your creative degree and feeling lucky to be pursuing the things you love, but design can also be as stressful and all-consuming as any other degree. Here are some things I wish I knew about time management, creative anxieties and mental health...

Be the Boo You Want to See in the World

Boo, beloved Pomeranian and potentially cutest dog to ever walk the face of the earth, passed away this week. Renowned for his general adorableness and dog-related antics, Boo was an easy example of making the most of natural talent to forge a career. In honour of his...

Give Yourself a Fresh Start

Whether you are in your first or final year, with a new session about to begin it’s time for a fresh start and a chance for you to re-set your approach to university.  With more financial skin in the game than ever before, how can you make the most of your time at...

Thinking of Working Overseas? 7 Reasons to Consider Beginning Your Career in Dubai

Dubai is a city that dreams big. From its beginnings as a small fishing village, over the last half century, Dubai has seen unparalleled growth. It is home to some highly inspirational projects: the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, and the world-famous...