Engage with students

Engage with students

Targeting students

Your event can be promoted to students in a number of ways:

  • Event schedules on the Career and Employment Service website (on campus events only)
  • Events schedule on CareerHub
  • Static powerPoint slides (provided by you or developed by the Career and Employment Service) are sent to academic departments, the central student enquiry centre and faculty notice boards.  We will also take posters, but we prefer the slides.
  • Staff in the appropriate department(s) will be asked to announce the session in class
  • Announcements on the Careers and Employment Facebook page
  • Additionally, after your session, your presentation can be uploaded to our website as a PDF, reaching students that could not attend on the day

More information and registration

Login to CareerHub and register your interest in engaging with Macquarie University. Alternatively, to discuss a possible presentation or careers event, please contact us on careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372.

Session 1 2017 Graduate Recruitment Fair 

Our next general graduate recruitment fair will be held on March 16, 2017 from 12-3pm inside the Atrium of C10A (Campus Hub).  Prices are as follows:  

PackagePriceIncludesRegistration Cut-off
Early Bird Special$7252m by 1m Booth with table, table cloth and chairs, 2 lunches, 1 power point  (double booths for $1450 can be arranged if available)30 January 2017
Non-Profit Rate$300Trestle table with table cloth, chairs, 2 lunches, no power points, banners and signs allowed to identify your company3 February 2017
Northwest Corridor Companies$7252m by 1m Booth with table, table cloth and chairs, 2 lunches, 1 power point
(double booths for $1450 can be arranged if available)
3 February 2017
Standard Rate$9252m by 1m Booth with table, table cloth and chairs, 2 lunches, 1 power point
(double booths for $1450 can be arranged if available)
Begins from 1 February 2017

Standard rate prices will begin from 1 February 2017 until all spaces are exhausted.  Early registration is encouraged.  Additional information is on the registration form in CareerHub.  

You can also email lena.corzoneisser@mq.edu.au any additional questions.

Trading, Consulting, and Banking Fair

This fair will take place on Tuesday, 28 February from 5-7pm inside the Atrium (Ground Floor of C10A - Campus Hub).  

Attending the fair will be high-achieving, domestic students primarily from the Faculty of Business and Economics.  In years' past, the accounting and actuarial science students were in heavy attendance.  

The cost will be $700 for a single table, table cloth, two chairs, and two dinners.  You are encouraged to bring up to 2 pull-up banners to identify your company.  

Any questions can be emailed to justine.fowler@mq.edu.au. 

Registration is now available via CareerHub.

2017 Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Fair 

For the first time next year, the Career and Employment Service will work with the Macquarie Entrepreneurship Society to introduce an entrepreneurship and start-up fair.  This fair will be consist of half employer seminar/panel and half fair.  It will be held on Tuesday, 14 March around lunchtime as part of our "Careers Week" during Week 3.  Macquarie's new Pop-Up Incubator inside E3B 114 will host the event. 

More details will be released as they are available.  If you are interested in participating, email julie.doherty@mq.edu.au.

Employer presentations and workshops

Visit us on campus to get up close and personal with targeted students.  

You can showcase your organisation, graduate or internship programs, recruitment process, culture, training or career development opportunities as part of an employer presentation. Presentations are generally for one hour and can be held from week four to eleven of each session.  The cost is $170.  

You could give a workshop instead involving an interactive discussion on an employable skill such as resume writing, assessment centres, personal branding, or you can share some insight into your industry for students.  Workshops are free of charge and also held for an hour on campus.

Email tyree.barnette@mq.edu.au for more information on these options.  

If you are already registered with us on CareerHub, indicate your interest to conduct either a workshop or employer presentation on our registration form.

Careers in ... series

A series of industry-specific seminars designed to give students a deeper insight into the working world. Industry professionals come and share their experiences, talk about current trends and give advice and tips to students.  Please contact us on careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372 to find out about dates.

Career Accelerator Program

This program, launched in 2014, is designed specifically for Macquarie's top students (Merit Scholars). The CAP will involve a range of industry partners delivering workshops to students and inviting them into their workplace to meet and network with staff. Please contact us on careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372 if you are interested in participating.

Post a priority message

Get attention for your event or vacancy by being the first message students are alerted to when they log in to CareerHub. Gain maximum exposure for your session or job opportunities. Log in to CareerHub to post your message for four weeks at a cost of $100.

Psychology Options events

Two Psychology Options events a year; one per semester which we would welcome any interested employers to attend - particularly any HR employers who are interested in the psychology majors. Please contact us for further information on careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372.

Interviews on campus

Campus interviews are a convenient and efficient option for both students and employers. Employers conducting campus interviews are encouraged to give a targeted presentation whilst on campus. For further information and bookings, contact us on careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372.

Guest lecture

Do you have insights to share with Macquarie students in your field of expertise? Guest lecturing presents employers with an interesting way of both contributing to the development of the future generation of your industry and to raise your organisation's profile amongst specific students. Contact us on careers@mq.edu.au to be put in touch with the relevant academic department.

Scholarships and prizes

Employers are welcome to establish a scholarship or prize for Macquarie students that excel in specific aspects of university and community life. To enquire about establishing a scholarship or prize, contact the Scholarships Office on csap@mq.edu.au.

Mentoring

The Macquarie mentoring programs encourage local organisations and Macquarie alumni to share their personal and professional experiences with current Macquarie students. Please contact us on careers@mq.edu.au or 9850 7372 for further information and indicate which mentoring program you are interested in supporting.  

  • Lucy Mentoring program (Mentoring for women)
  • Foundations for Success (Mentoring for merit scholars)
  • Ambassadors mentoring program (Mentoring for alumni)

Univative

Looking for a fresh perspective on a business problem? Take part in Univative and have student teams compete to solve your specific business need, issue or challenge. Contact us to discuss in more detail at +61 2 9850 7372 or careers@mq.edu.au.  Recruitment for new companies for Univative typically occurs from January to April of each year.

Tailored services

We are always interested in working with employers to offer tailored services for specific needs. If you have a particular requirement and would like to discuss a different way of engaging with Macquarie students, please contact the Career and Employment Service on +61 2 9850 7372 or careers@mq.edu.au.

Our Indigenous community

Walanga Muru – the Office of Indigenous Strategy provides quality support services to Indigenous staff and students at Macquarie. You can be involved with our office by:

Walanga Muru has also developed an Indigenous Strategy Green Paper. This paper proposes seven new strategic directions for the University that supports and promotes Indigenous inclusion, access and participation. This paper is the first step towards building capacity for Indigenous excellence at Macquarie.

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