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.
March 09, 2018
Business School’s eCareerCoach lands student a prized internship
Connecting with a Coach through the Griffith University program led to Tori Macklin gaining valuable workplace experience.
March 08, 2018
QCA student wins $25k commission to create epic 90m mural at BNE
Queensland College of Art student Michael Phillips has won a $25,000 commission to create an epic 90 metre floor to ceiling art work for the expansion of Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal. Believed to be the most lucrative student art prize ever offered in Australia, Brisbane Airport’s compe...
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Scholarships help realise study goals
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January 24, 2018
Successful youth-led domestic violence strategy focus of new Griffith research
Evaluating the impact of a youth-led domestic violence strategy is the focus of new research at Griffith University.
January 23, 2018
Universal Basic Income essay wins Forsyth/Pose Scholarship
Law student Myles Bayliss has won the Law Council of Australia's 2017 Forsyth/Pose Scholarship.
January 19, 2018
Employer satisfaction with Griffith grads surpasses national average again
Griffith University has again demonstrated its ability to deliver remarkable practical outcomes, obtaining a higher-than-average result for another year in the 2017 national Employer Satisfaction Survey. Based on data compiled across graduate job placements for students from 41 institutions, the lat...
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