News & Events



Work Experience at CMC

Year 10 students have undertaken Work Experience placements in a variety of industries. This gave the students an opportunity to develop and practice new skills, become more independent and confident and allowed them to explore career options.

Events in November

La Trobe University

Prospective students and their families are invited to attend the annual Engineering and IT Showcase, held at Union Hall, Bundoora campus on Wednesday 27 November between 5.30 – 8.30pm.

You will be able to view amazing La Trobe student industry projects, and speak with current La Trobe students and lecturers. This event will suit students interested in computer science, engineering and data science. For information and to RSVP, go to

The Bachelor of Arts at La Trobe University has been revamped with over 50 majors and minors to choose from – the largest choice of any Victorian university. Degrees from other disciplines can be combined to create a degree that suits your passion. For information and to explore the amazing majors on offer, go to


Some of the exciting careers on offer in mining include engineering, trades and mechanics, environmental science, geology and data analytics to name just a few.

The Minerals Council of Australia has put together Australia’s first More to Mining Careers Guide to show the range of highly skilled, highly paid job opportunities on offer in our world-leading minerals industry. You can download the Guide from

CCUSA: Volunteer Overseas in 2020

If you’re in Year 12 and are looking for a gap year overseas, Camp Counsellors USA (CCUSA) is running their annual American and Canadian Job Fair in Sydney on December 8th. Up to 25 American and Canadian summer camps will be coming to Australia to interview and hire staff for June – August 2020 Summer camp. For information on this exciting opportunity, go to

Passionate about languages?

Having a second language is great for your future employment prospects. Did you know that you can study a Diploma of Languages whilst you are studying a Bachelor degree at most universities?

You don’t need to have any previous experience with the language you are interested in. The following are examples of Diploma programs at several universities:

• University of Melbourne:
• Monash University:
• La Trobe University:
• Deakin University:
• Australia National University,


The Reserve Bank of Australia has developed career resources for prospective students interested in pursuing a career in economics. You can access the resources at this link,

Search for university scholarships

The Country Education Foundation has developed a resource to assist Year 12 students to find and apply for university scholarships. To access the resource, go to

For more information about any of these programs and for lots of other dates and information, download the Career Newsletter below.