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
January 18, 2021
Music student up for Young Australian of the Year
Griffith University student William Clarke and his brother Daniel have been nominated for the upcoming Young Australian of the Year awards for their conservation work. The pair launched a campaign to help protect critically endangered orangutan populations in Borneo and Sumatra. William and Daniel w...
December 22, 2020
Griffith creatives are job-ready thanks to industry placement
A trio of talented Griffith creatives are ready for the world of work following an intensive four-week internship with a global advertising agency.
December 15, 2020
Soccer star wins scholarship to study at Griffith
Soccer star Clare Polkinghorne has won a scholarship to help her juggle elite sporting commitments with criminology studies at Griffith.
December 15, 2020
Graduation song strikes a chord with Class of 2020
Griffith music students have created a special graduation song for the Class of 2020.
December 10, 2020
MBA students awarded Most Innovative Business Project
A project offering a global circular economy solution for a commonly used piece of equipment has won Most Innovative Business Project at the 2020 MBA Australasia (MBAus) Graduate Management Awards.
December 09, 2020
Student design to make Gold Coast school garden bloom
The garden of a Gold Coast primary school will be overhauled with a landscaping design created by a Griffith University botany student.