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Careers opportunities and dates for your diary


Have you considered a career in construction (not just carpentry!): There are many occupations within the construction industry. Everything from drain laying to floor finishing to cartography (mapping) to surveying. Look outside the square from electrical, plumbing and carpentry to ensure you are assessing all your options. To explore occupations, watch videos, read profiles of people working in constructions, and learn about initiatives, go to

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service: Join this Facebook page to read about the stories and achievements of young Australian’s who have found career success through their traineeship or apprenticeship –

Work Experience at the Australian Defence Force: The Defence Force provides work experience opportunities across Australia. To search for upcoming work experience placements and to bookmark the page, go to You can learn about jobs in the Army, Navy and Air Force via the Defence Jobs YouTube Channel,

National Youth Science Forum (NYSF): Are you in Year 11 and have a passion for all things science? You should consider applying for the NYSF. This is a two-week residential program where students are immersed in hands-on science activities, lab experiments, field trips and meet researchers who are leaders in their field. Online applications are due by 31 May and your application must be endorsed by your local Rotary club. The two-week program will be held during January 2020. For more information, go to

Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Visual Art Folio Workshop: The VCA’s Visual Art Winter School: Folio Preparation is an intensive short course in contemporary visual art practice. The program will suit students embarking on Visual Arts in Year 11 and 12 and students who may need a folio for entry into a tertiary course in the future. The School will run between Monday 8 – Friday 12 July. For information and to book your place, go to

CEAV Career Counselling Australia (CCCA) is delivering a series of workshops for young people with a disability and parents and carers, as part of Building Ability Through Career Management program (BACM). These workshops are aimed at exploring career opportunities for young people who have left school and to build capacity in managing their careers so that they can lead meaningful and successful lives. Sessions will be held at several locations across Victoria.

For information on dates, locations and to register your place, go to

Interested in animation, game art and game programming? The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is a private college in Melbourne. Students interested in studying game art, animation or programming in the future are invited to participate in the following upcoming events:

  • Information Evening: prospective students and their families are invited to attend an information on the 20th of March. Participants will learn about courses on offer at AIE and be able to talk to course advisers.
  • Industry Experience Day: students will immerse themselves in 3D Animation, Game Programming, Game Design and Animation & VFX for Film through participating in hands-on workshops. The event will run on the 17th of April.

For information on both events and to register your place, go to

Dates for Your Diary



  • 3 – 30: Inside Monash Seminars, Monash University, MD & Biomedical Science (3), Science (4), Criminology (30), Law (30),
  • 12: Experience Clever Day, La Trobe University, Melbourne campus,
  • 12: A Day at Melbourne, University of Melbourne, Parkville. Information to be released,
  • 12 – 24: Monash University, Guided campus tours, Clayton and Peninsular campuses,
  • 15, 16: Explore Day, Charles Sturt University, Veterinary Science, Animal Science etc., Wagga Wagga,
  • 17: Industry Experience Day, Academy of Interactive Entertainment, Melbourne,
  • 27: Nursing Careers Expo, Australian College of Nursing, Melbourne,