Working in Wollongong

If you’re planning to find work in Wollongong, UOW Careers & Employability (formerly Careers Central) is available to help you connect with potential employers and learn the skills you need to successfully navigate the job market.


The UOW JobBoard lists a range of opportunities for students looking for work. From ongoing or casual jobs, to internships, graduate recruitment programs and international postings, it's a one-stop-shop for work opportunities. You can also find information on your rights as an employee, a pay rate calculator and all the things that international students should know before seeking work in Australia.

Visit UOW JobBoard for more.

Career Expos

Career Expos are an opportunity for you to meet many employers in one place. The expos held at UOW may be general and cover many different industries, or they may be specific to one industry, such as the nursing and STEM career expos. Careers Central also hosts employer presentation sessions, where you will have the opportunity to speak directly with representatives from selected organisations.

Both types of event offer opportunities to network and engage with people in your desired industry. You’ll find out about current roles, company culture and the actions you can take to become more attractive to potential employers.

Jobs on Campus

Jobs on Campus offers casual jobs across UOW, connecting students with employers who are looking to hire staff. Jobs range from customer service in retail outlets to student support roles and office work. The program ensures you are prepared for the application process through completion of our job-seeking workshops, and aware of professional expectations in the workplace.

Visit Jobs on Campus for more.

Career resources

Our online platform CareerHub Plus provides an extensive range of interactive tools, videos, eLearning and written resources. It covers everything from improving your resume to using social media effectively. There are plenty of tips from employers, including how to make the best first impression, information on recent developments in your industry, as well as an interview simulator.

Other resources include sample cover letters, interview preparation checklists, resume writing guides and application advice from our careers consultants.

Visit Career resources for more.

Find work while you study

Finding a part-time job that can fit in with your studies is important for many students. UOW offers a number of services that can help make finding work a little easier. Read on to discover the 7 pathways available to help you find work.

How to get a part-time job while studying