STEM Careers Expo

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Virtual Careers Week is your opportunity to talk directly to potential employers who will tell you all about their recruitment programs, and scout for future talent.

UOW STEM Virtual Careers Week 2021 | 2-6 August

For 2021, we are excited to announce UOW is running a STEM Virtual Careers Week. It is a free event and open to all students in the Faculties of Engineering and Information Sciences and Science, Medicine and Health. It is most relevant for penultimate year students seeking vacation work and/or planning to apply for graduate programs in 2022. First and final year students are also encouraged to attend.

During the week of 2-6 August, students will be able to "e-meet" employers in dedicated 45 minute presentations. During each presentation, employers will discuss some, but not all, of the following:

  • Graduate programs and entry level roles
  • Work experience
  • Internships
  • Scholarships
  • Cadetships
  • Mentoring programs
  • Tips on how to increase your chances of getting a job at their organisation, plus more!

There will also be a dedicated Q&A part in each employer presentation for students to talk directly to the organisation and ask any questions they have.

Check this page regularly as information will be updated as the event approaches. If you have any questions in the meantime please contact the Employer Programs Team on (02) 4221 3325 or email your enquiry.

Lucky door prize

All students who register and attend one or more of the employer presentations part of the STEM Virtual Careers Week 2021 will be randomly drawn for a Lucky door prize of one Hemingway small coffee voucher! There will be five Lucky door prize winners, all will be drawn on Monday, 9 August 2021 and winners will be contacted via their student email.

Prepare for the STEM Virtual Careers Week 2021

We have a free online workshop specifically to help you prepare for the STEM Virtual Careers Week, including the do's and don'ts when attending an employer session. Register your spot now!

How to: Make the most of the STEM Virtual Careers Week 2021 | 29 July | 12.30pm - 1.30pm

UOW STEM Virtual Careers Week 2021 schedule

EmployerTimeEmployer recruitment eligibility
BlueScope 10.00am - 10.45am Accepts all students; domestic and international
Defence Force Recruiting - Engineering 11.00am - 11.45am Accepts Australian citizens only
Cyber Security Careers - Wissen and EC-Council 12.00pm (midday) - 12.45pm Accepts all students; domestic and international
ResMed 1.00pm - 1.45pm Accepts Australian citizens and Permanent Residents only
EmployerTimeEmployer recruitment eligibility
Easy Agile 10.00am - 10.45am Accepts Australian citizens and Permanent Residents only
Wipro 11.00am - 11.45am Accepts Australian citizens and Permanent Residents only
NSW Government 12.00pm (midday) - 12.45pm Accepts all students; domestic and international
FinoComp 1.00pm - 1.45pm Accepts Australian citizens only
EmployerTimeEmployer recruitment eligibility
Amazon 10.00am - 10.45am Accepts Australian citizens and Permanent Residents only
Thiess 11.00am - 11.45am Accepts all students; domestic and international
Women in STEM Careers Panel 12.00pm (midday) - 12.45pm N/A
Round Oak Minerals 1.00pm - 1.45pm Accepts Australian citizens and Permanent Residents only
EmployerTimeEmployer recruitment eligibility
VMWare 10.00am - 10.45am Accepts Australian citizens and Permanent Residents only
Accelo 11.00am - 11.45am Accepts all students; domestic and international
FDM Group 1.00pm - 1.45pm Accepts Australian citizens and Permanent Residents only
EmployerTimeEmployer recruitment eligibility
Lendlease 10.00am - 10.45am Accepts Australian citizens only
Dell Technologies 11.00am - 11.45am Accepts Australian citizens and Permanent Residents only
Austmine 12.00pm (midday) - 12.45pm Accepts all students; domestic and international
Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship 1.00pm - 1.45pm Accepts Australian citizens and Permanent Residents only

 

Careers Pitch competition 2021

In the lead up to the UOW STEM Virtual Careers Week 2021 we are running a Careers Pitch competition with loads of prizes to be won!

What is a Pitch competition?

It is a video competition run by Careers Central which aims to get UOW students involved in the Graduate Recruitment season by giving you, our students, the opportunity to pitch yourself to graduate employers. It also allows you to find out what they are looking for in potential employees.

How do I enter?

Create a short video (min. 30 seconds and max. 60 seconds) and publicly post on Youtube, which conveys what makes YOU stand out from the crowd and ultimately why graduate employers should employ you. You don’t need to spend lots of money or time on your video – just be yourself, whether that's humorous, professional, artistic or all of these. After all the judges want to see who YOU are.

Read our Careers Pitch competition guidelines and tips (PDF). Please note: this competition is for current UOW STEM students and those who have graduated from a STEM degree in the last two years.

Once your video has been publicly posted on Youtube, fill out our quick form where you will need to provide the link to your video.

Apply to the Pitch competition 2021

Who will judge the entries?

Submissions will be viewed and judged by graduate employers, who are part of our UOW STEM Virtual Careers Week, on what they deem the most creative and who they would hire.

Key dates

The Pitch competition is open from 1 July 2021, and will close on 29 July 2021. Entries have been extended to Sunday, 1 August!

We will announce the winner on 6 August 2021, the last day of the UOW STEM Virtual Careers Week 2021.

What are the prizes to be won?

We have some great prizes up for grab so get your entry in today! Our 3rd prize will be a People’s Choice Award – the video that has the most views (excluding 1st and 2nd place winners)!

  • 1st prize: Two tickets to a gig of your choice in September 2021 at UniBar
  • 2nd prize: $50 Unishop gift voucher
  • 3rd prize – People’s Choice Award: Five Hemingway small coffee vouchers

Terms and conditions

View the terms and conditions (PDF) for the Careers Pitch competition 2021.

Why should I attend the STEM Virtual Careers Week?

This event is the perfect opportunity to "e-meet" and network with prospective employers and gain some great networking and self-marketing skills. It also gives you the opportunity to:

  • Gain first-hand information about an employer, the structure and operation of the organisation, their vacation program, recruitment processes and other employment opportunities
  • Mingle with employers (promoting vacation programs and internships), as well as professional association bodies (who can give you insight into ways to progress through the industry of your choice)
  • Collect application information and learn how to improve your chances of gaining a position
  • Explore career opportunities and work out what you are looking for from an employer
  • Make a good first impression before applying for a position