Job Guide for Graduates

Everything you need to know to secure your first internship or grad job

What should I know before applying for jobs?

What jobs are even available for grads and uni students?

What jobs are even available for grads and uni students?

There are many different jobs available to university students, all with their own unique benefits with some even going a long way towards setting you up with your first job after your graduate. Understanding the different types of opportunities available is the best way to start your graduate job hunt.

Grad Job Vs Grad Program

Grad Job Vs Grad Program

Graduate Programs are very different to graduate jobs. Find out why, and how that impacts your job hunt

Internships

Internships

Internship experience is regarded highly by employers. Find out about your internship options here

Clerkships

Clerkships

The legal industry is unique so if you want to land a job at a top tier law firm start here

What should I know about the recruitment process?

Recruitment Process Overview

Recruitment Process Overview

The graduate recruitment process is one of the most comprehensive and competitive. Don’t let it throw you off, understand each step and how to position yourself here before hitting the apply button.

Cover Letters

Cover Letters

10 step process to writing the ultimate cover letter

CV's

CV's

Tips from a leading employer on how they assess CV’s and what gets them into the accepted pile

Graduate Assessment Centres

Graduate Assessment Centres

Don’t stumble at the final step – glide through an assessment centre by demonstrating all the right things

Psychometric Testing

Psychometric Testing

Online testing full explained with free practice resources

Phone Interview

Phone Interview

How to pass your first date with the graduate recruiter

Video Interview

Video Interview

The most difficult part for many grads, find out how to provide the best video interview

Find out more about disciplines:

Once you've read the essential knowledge, dive into your chosen industry to learn what kind of salaries you can expect, who the best companies are, what they are looking for and when.

Accounting Graduate Jobs Guide

Accounting Graduate Jobs Guide

Graduate Accounting positions can lead to a wide range of careers so it’s important

IT Graduate Jobs Guide

IT Graduate Jobs Guide

Graduate Accounting positions can lead to a wide range of careers so it’s important

Law Graduate Jobs Guide

Law Graduate Jobs Guide

Graduate Accounting positions can lead to a wide range of careers so it’s important

Mechatronics Engineering Graduate Industry Guide

Mechatronics Engineering Graduate Industry Guide

Graduate Accounting positions can lead to a wide range of careers so it’s important

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Jobs Guide

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Jobs Guide

Graduate Accounting positions can lead to a wide range of careers so it’s important

Electrical Engineering Graduate Jobs Guide

Electrical Engineering Graduate Jobs Guide

Graduate Accounting positions can lead to a wide range of careers so it’s important

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