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.
June 24, 2019
Mentoring helps students hit the ground running
Griffith University’s range of student mentoring programs has something to suit everyone. With programs for various study areas and degree levels, plus maths, writing and industry mentoring, commencing students can tap into multiple opportunities. Faith-Marie Miller, who studies at Griffith via O...
June 24, 2019
Griffith animation student wins top UK design prize
Griffith Film School animation student Julen Goñi named the joint winner in the Moving Pictures category at RSA 2019 Student Design Awards.
June 24, 2019
SAB Scholarship Will Help Student Achieve Postgraduate Dream
Robyn Lock, winner of the Griffith Business School Strategic Advisory Board Scholarship, says her win will help take the pressure off as she heads towards doing her MBA.
June 18, 2019
Griffith film students get hands-on experience with industry internship
Griffith Film School alumnus Ryan Miller is collaborating with Griffith on a new 12-week internship for Masters students.
June 05, 2019
Amazing Grace snares national percussion prize
Queensland Conservatorium student Grace Kruger has won Australia’s most prestigious percussion prize – the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Snare Drum Award.
June 03, 2019
Musical theatre students prepare for epic production of Les Misérables
Love, redemption, revolution...Griffith's musical theatre students are gearing up for their mainstage show - a blockbuster production of Les Misérables.
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