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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

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

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

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