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, including roles with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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. It also offers exclusive internships with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games organising body through our official partnership.
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.
June 22, 2018
Griffith benefactor honoured at major philanthropic awards
Dr Soheil Abedian is a pioneer and not just in the prestige property industry. The Iranian-born developer has now been recognised as a leader in philanthropy and higher education.
June 21, 2018
National recognition for Griffith Design graduate
Queensland College of Art Design graduate Troy Baverstock has won the Design Institute of Australia's national prize for Industrial / Product Design. Troy's diverse range of cutting-edge designs ranged from a 3D printed prosthetic limb to a sleek timber sound system.
May 29, 2018
Griffith films recognised on world stage
Cutting-edge productions from Griffith Film School are continuing to make an impact on the international stage, with several films taking out top honours at the World Media Festival in Hamburg.
May 22, 2018
An alternative-entry admission pathway for Dominic Castillo
Bachelor of Health Science student Dominic Castillo is already well into his first trimester of study at Griffith and says he cannot believe how easy the admission process was.
May 16, 2018
Environmental crusader joins 2018 Annual Appeal to change students’ lives
One of Griffith University’s most successful alumni whose conservation missions have taken her to some of the coldest places on earth is returning to where it all began to help change the lives of students. After blazing trails in Mongolia, jagging prestigious scholarships, and being profiled in the...
May 15, 2018
Renowned art museum acquires work by QCA student
Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Anna Carey will join the ranks of artists like Pablo Picasso, David Hockney, and Claude Monet with the acquisition of two of her works by the renowned Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). LACMA is one of the world’s premiere art institutions, b...
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