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.
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.
Real life experiences
October 22, 2020
First Nations artist receives national recognition
First Nations student Debbie Taylor Worley will embark on an epic journey back to country after winning a prestigious art scholarship.
October 22, 2020
Bachelor of Business helped alumnus discover his sporting passion
Gavin McKean says the options on offer at Griffith University helped him narrow down his career passion, and now he works for the Gold Coast Suns.
October 21, 2020
Get a foot in the door with work-integrated learning
Delving into Griffith’s innovation and entrepreneurship’s ecosystem, as well as work-integrated learning experiences such as internships and placements, can help pave the way to your career. These opportunities could even help you land a coveted job before graduating. That’s exactly what happe...
October 14, 2020
Griffith Games Design alumnus a real-life Hearo
Griffith graduate Elliot Miller has combined his games design degree with his experience living with profound deafness to create an app set to improve the lives of those with hearing aids.
October 12, 2020
Meet Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship winner Gabriella Willson
Gabriella Willson hadn’t applied for scholarships previously because she didn’t think she had what it took to win. Now she’s the proud recipient of the Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship for Griffith University.
October 06, 2020
Six worthy winners of Churchill Fellowships
A total of six staff, students and alumni have been awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowships, allowing them to pursue their passion on the world stage.