Engage with students

Engage with students

Targeting students

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

  • Event schedule on the Career and Employment Service website (on campus events only)
  • Event schedule on CareerHub
  • Static PowerPoint slides (provided by you or developed by the Career and Employment Service) are sent to academic departments and will be displayed in our careers centre
  • Announcements on the Career and Employment Facebook page

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.

2019 Graduate Careers Fair

This fair will be held on Thursday 14 March 2019 from 12-3pm inside both 12 Wally's Walk and  14 Sir Christopher Ondaatje Drive (E7A and E7B).  It is open to all domestic and international employers offering graduate programs, full-time and part-time roles, and internships to students.  All current Macquarie University students and recent graduates are invited to attend across all faculties and disciplines.  There are discounted rates for...

  • Organisations that book by the end of the year
  • Those located in the Northwest corridor
  • Not-for-profits

For more information and to register for the fair, visit CareerHub and log into your employer account.  If you don't have a CareerHub account, you can use the same link to create one for your organisation.  If you have any questions, email us at careers@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 for one hour and can be held from week four to eleven of each session.  The cost is $200.

You could also 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.

Career Accelerator Program

This program is designed specifically for Macquarie's top students. 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.

Awards Programs

Professional Development Program (PDP) is a 4 day workshop series to equip final year students with key skills to become employable.  Topics include networking, career research, resume writing, and personal branding.  It is held every session.  We invite employers to participate in delivering portions of the workshops.  Contact lena.corzoneisser@mq.edu.au for more information.

Create Your Future is a specialised program created alongside the Widening Participation Unit.  It also focuses on building comprehensive skills in students to successfully transition them from university study to employment.  The sessions involve students completing at least three interactive workshops, taking part in online activities, and attending a career coaching session with our service.  Contact us at careers@mq.edu.au for further information.

Internships

At Macquarie University, PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) provides opportunities for you to connect with highly motivated, capable, and work ready students.  You also gain access to an innovative group of academics and researchers and a community of inspiring partner organisations.

Our 3000+ partner organisations from local, regional and international spheres span all sectors of the economy and society across private, public, community-based and not-for-profit sectors.

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.

Scholarships and prizes

You are welcome to establish a scholarship or prize for Macquarie students who 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.

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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