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. 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 Student Employment 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
QCA graduates scoop Design Institute Awards
Griffith University alumnus Hannah Bryce has been named Queensland Graduate of the Year by the Design Institute of Australia (DIA).
Scholarship encourages professionals to turn to teaching
Griffith University is one of two institutions selected to offer the Queensland Government’s ‘Turn to Teaching’ Internship Program.
It’s never too late to pursue your passion
Fiona Wright took the plunge to commence University as a mature age student, in pursuit of a career to improve the public health and nutrition gap among Indigenous communities. Completing a Bachelor of Public Health Promotion and Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion (2020), Fiona now wor...
Curtis McGrath flies high after successful Tokyo campaign
Following a winning Paralympic campaign, with two Gold medals in the Canoe-sprint, defence veteran and Griffith Aviation student Curtis McGrath says it feels pretty good to be home.
Mentors help Griffith grads kickstart their careers
Griffith University’s award-winning Industry Mentoring Program (IMP) is connecting students with professional role models and career coaches.
Our Paralympic athletes provide moments to celebrate
Griffith University’s Paralympic athletes have brought home 10 medals, including six Gold, after a golden final weekend in Tokyo.