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: CB02.04.221.

Make the most of mentoring

2020 was the gift that kept on giving – bushfires, Covid, lock downs, job market collapse, more lock downs and more recently flooding.After digging myself out from under the rubble of 2020’s trauma and devastation (high fives to any fellow parents out there), I felt a...

5 tips for job hunting before graduating

Graduating from uni is an exciting prospect. You are finally completing the transition from childhood to adulthood and almost ready to apply all the theoretical knowledge and practical training you've gained in a real-world setting. Everyone approaches this...

From shy to fly: networking tips for introverts

Have you ever walked into a Careers Fair or a networking event and found yourself too anxious to approach industry professionals or start conversations with unfamiliar faces? Well, you are not alone. Between one third and one half of all people are introverts,...

Explore you and your next career move with 10 easy questions

When you’re thinking about your next career move, or even reflecting on where you are today, these ten questions will get you thinking about who you are, where you are right now, and what you might want to try next in your career.Better understanding yourself (your...

Itchy feet, empty wallet? Teach English as a Foreign Language!

Travelling the world is an adventure many of us dream about. Unfortunately, often finances hold us back from acting on these dreams.So what if I told you that you can travel the world and earn money at the same time? Well you can, by teaching English as a Foreign...

Building business experience while still in uni

Balancing work, socialising and hobbies - all while still at uni - isn’t easy, so we wouldn’t blame you if gaining professional experience isn’t at the top of your list right now. However, upskilling doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, programs like Univative make...

How to design a career change

Bold career change stories are inspiring. We all know what it’s like to feel stuck, or in need of something new, but actually taking the steps to make a change is challenging. Seeing someone else take that leap can be a powerful motivator.I sat down with my friend and...

Prepare for your career by getting the most out of your uni internships

Getting an internship is a great opportunity not only to experience being part of the workforce but also to get a headstart in your career. Once you have successfully landed the coveted internship, take advantage of your situation by following these six simple...

The 4 types of procrastinators and how not to be one

THINGS I HAVE DONE THIS MORNING INSTEAD OF WRITING THIS BLOG:put on, and hung out, a load of laundryscrolled through TikToktried to teach my cat to shake handsstared at a blank wall for “thinking time”This is not an atypical day for me – it’s very easy to get locked...

3 things I wish I knew before graduating

It’s been nearly three years since I finished my last university exam and said goodbye to the student life forever. Meeting a variety of new people in my new life as a full-time working professional, I’m continually surprised just how different this transition can be...