General resources

We have invaluable information for every step of your career journey. Start by exploring your career options or, if you already know which direction your career will take, check out our resources before you enter the workforce.

If you would like more information about any of these resources,  book in a Career Chat today.

Career planning

Labour market information

Key skills & shortages

  • Job Guide - Information on over 500 occupations, contact details for training providers, as well as job search information and advice.
  • National Industry Insights - The factors impacting different industries and the implications for skills development and workforce planning.
  • My Skills - Department of Education and Training directory of VET training.
  • Skills Shortages - Department of Employment research identifying skill shortages in the Australian labour market at the state, territory and/or national level.
  • Winter Skills - Training Services NSW have a Winter Skills program for 2021. Undertake courses and gain accredited training in specific areas to work on the ski slopes and support the business operators through winter.

Graduate research

Volunteering

UOW opportunities

  • WIL Internship Subjects - All Faculties - List of Career Central and faculty based work integrated learning subjects
  • UOWx - Initiative to recognise the diverse range of learning experiences of students outside of their academic involvement
  • Clubs and Societies - Meet people that share similar interests and will be able to create social and professional networks
  • Student Exchange - Information on exchange and overseas opportunities
  • Networking After 5 - Student Life @ UOW - Opportunity for students to meet local employers and learn valuable networking skills

Job seeking resources

Career expos

  • UOW Careers Expos - Opportunities to meet with employers on campus at UOW
  • The Big Meet - A free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the Sydney metropolitan region

Overseas employment websites

China

UK

Graduate and vacation jobs/employers

  • Top 100 Graduate Employers – The definitive guide to Australia’s most sought after graduate employers
  • Employers That Offer Vacation Programs
  • GradConnection - Graduate programs, internships and vacation programs
  • Gradrecruit - Graduate jobs, resume services and career advice
  • GradAustralia - Research Australian Top 100 Graduate Employers – search for graduate roles and internships
  • Prosple (affiliate of GradAustralia) - Find Graduate Programs, Internships and Virtual Experiences available based on your study area
  • UOW Job Board - Graduate jobs posted through UOW Job Board
  • Headstart - Apply to Graduate jobs and internships without the stress of the traditional application process
  • APS Jobs - Australian public service job site
  • NSW Government Graduate Jobs -  Jobs, cadetships, scholarships and work experience
  • NSW Public Service Recruitment Processes - Public Service recruitment processes - changing selection criteria
  • Forage (formerly InsideSherpa) – Complete a virtual internship with leading companies such as KPMG, NSW Government, MinterEllison & Commonwealth Bank

Employment websites

  • Adzuna 
  • AgCareers - An online employment website and supplier of human resource services for the agriculture, food, natural resource, and biotechnology industry
  • Australia’s national LGBTI job board - Dedicated to assisting all graduates and jobseekers connect with organisations actively engaged in LGBTI inclusion initiatives.
  • CareerOne
  • International Alumni Job Network - Provides a professional network for returning international students, a community to engage with industry, events and brands and a job platform to connect with employers across Asia
  • iworkforNSW – NSW public sector jobs
  • Job Board @ UOW - Internships and vacation work, graduate programs, and casual jobs
  • Jobted - Aggregates job vacancies from all Australian career sites, job boards and recruitment agencies
  • United Nations Jobs
  • UOW Jobs on Campus - Student jobs on UOW Campus
  • Ethical Jobs - Job-search site listing community jobs, environmental jobs, not-for-profit jobs and social enterprise jobs that contribute to a more equitable, more just or more sustainable world.
  • www.jobsearch.gov.au - Australian government website helping jobseekers to find work
  • SEEK 
  • Medical Jobs Australia – A medical jobs website
  • ribit

Professional associations - education and training requirements

Remuneration and working conditions