Kickstart your career at Griffith University
Griffith University graduates are more equipped for the new world of work. We include real-life industry experiences in your degree and have a range of employability initiatives designed to give your career a kickstart. At Griffith you will have access to unique internship opportunities and we’ll help you develop your ePortfolio. We also have the first Australian franchise of Unitemps, which can help you get a job while you study. Griffith’s ticks of employability are just the start of a great university experience.
Griffith University has internship opportunities available in every study group.
Helping our students find paid employment opportunities to improve their employability prospects.
Griffith’s range of mentoring programs will connect you locally and globally, allowing you to engage with students, alumni and industry professionals.
All Griffith students are provided with the tools to build an ePortfolio.
Griffith’s LinkedIn eModule provides professional guidance on connecting with industry professionals, employers and alumni.
We offer a range of exciting opportunities to enhance your degree through a global learning experience.
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We’re here to help, Griffith University has all the tools you need to get you back on track to achieving your dream career. Here’s a few tips on where to start:
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Amazing effort, you have already achieved Griffith’s ticks of employability.
Source an internship
Griffith University aims to include internships and work placement experiences for students throughout each study group.
Work while you study
This will help you develop your skills and increase your employability outcomes. Griffith University’s Unitemps team can help you find the opportunity you’re looking for either on campus or with local businesses.
Find yourself a mentor
A mentor can be a senior staff member, a successful person in their field or even a colleague. If you don’t already have someone in your network, Griffith University can match you with a mentor in your chosen field or visit our Griffith Global eMentoring program.
Build an ePortfolio
Employers are increasingly looking for quality online portfolios when hiring, and ePortfolios are a great way to document what you’re doing as you’re doing it. All Griffith students are provided with the tools to build a ePortfolio.
Connect through LinkedIn
Build and optimise your LinkedIn profile to enhance your employability prospects by connecting with industry professionals, employers and alumni. The LinkedIn eModule provides guidance on selecting a professional photo and addressing the headline, summary, experiences and more.
As a Griffith student you have a unique opportunity to enhance your degree through a global learning experience that is fully structured and supported by a dedicated Global Mobility team. You can spend as little as one week or up to one year overseas in diverse locations around the world.
Watch how Griffith Graduate Elliot Nash used LinkedIn to get his dream career.
December 17, 2019
Two Silvers, a Bronze and a Blues Award for Steph Morton
Griffith criminal justice and criminology student and sprint cyclist Stephanie Morton returned to competition in Brisbane over the weekend, collecting valuable qualification points for Tokyo 2020.
December 08, 2019
Dr Palipana recognised for his passionate advocacy
Dr Dinesh Palipana has been recognised with a global award for his work in advocating for people with disabilities.
December 03, 2019
Griffith animation students go behind the scenes on Bluey
Griffith Film School animation students have completed an internship on the hit ABC series Bluey.
December 02, 2019
Griffith student mentored by renowned artist Ben Quilty
Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art student Dylan Mooney recently collaborated with Archibald Prize-winning artist Ben Quilty.
December 02, 2019
Griffith graduate partners with Australian Government to inspire future business leaders in South-East Asia
Former Government and International Relations student Elise Stephenson is running a public diplomacy program as part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Australia now initiative.
December 02, 2019
Film school’s first Indigenous PhD student follows in father’s footsteps
Griffith Film School's first Indigenous doctoral candidate is writing a TV comedy series as part of her research into Aboriginal cultural perspectives on humour.
At Griffith we offer students and staff a range of helpful services, from access for students with disabilities, counselling and chaplaincy, to budgeting and health services