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’s ticks of employability
Each of our employability initiatives will get you ready for the new world of work.
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.
Griffith’s LinkedIn eModule provides professional guidance on connecting with industry professionals, employers and alumni.
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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.
Works in a virtual world advising on climate change adaptation.
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July 25, 2017
Double degree opens doors
An internship with the Brisbane Roar’s women’s team was the perfect cap to Griffith University graduate Gabrielle Brown’s double degree.
July 17, 2017
Alumni Advisory Group donates money for GBS scholarship
The group are the first Griffith board to offer this form of philanthropic support.
July 13, 2017
Griffith student beats 400 others for Inchcape job
The double degree graduate was one of only 11 to be hired by the Inchcape group in 2017.
July 06, 2017
Remarkable generosity as Annual Appeal tops $100,000
For the first time, Griffith University’s Annual Appeal has topped $100,000 in donations. The record-breaking mark was reached this week, less than two months after the 2017 appeal was launched. And with the appeal running until the end of the year, the amount already raised guarantees the provision of 40 Griffith Futures Scholarships for students […]
June 22, 2017
Hacking through the problems of the city
When the international hacker community Angelhack decided to launch in Australia, they also decided to ramp up the expectations by partnering with the team from the CityConnect accelerator. Griffith graduate, founder and startup mentor, Ayla Soutar rose to the challenge. Collaborating with local startup accelerator, BlueChilli, the 2017 Brisbane hackathon demanded contestants start from scratch […]
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