Build your employability skills and experience beyond the classroom

Explore the many ways you can improve your employability while you study by searching for opportunities using the Enrich ‘Find Your Opportunity’ search tool.

You can also check out the Leadership, Enrichment and Development (L.E.A.D.) program which provides workshops and events designed to enhance your personal and professional skills and qualifications. Remember to use your portfolio to record and reflect on these experiences. It will help you to gain a competitive advantage among other graduates.

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Mental Health First Aid

Become an accredited Mental Health First Aider and learn to be the first responder to someone developing a mental health problem, or who is in a mental health crisis.

Nathan campus - 15 & 19 July, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Gold Coast - 16 & 23 August, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Become a Griffith O-Week Leader!

Help other students with their start at university by becoming an O-Week Leader. As a volunteer O-Week Leader, you may manage and information desk, help with campus advice, facilitate networking events or help out on social media.

Be a Mentor

Looking to help others in your chosen field? Check out our great mentoring programs using your Griffith login! You’ll also find the latest news and resources here.

Consent Matters (online)

Boundaries. Respect and Positive Interactions

Values Based Leadership (Online)

‘Do you know what you stand for and value most? What you stand for and how you enact your values is important and these five short modules, sent to you on a weekly basis, will help you answer these questions. Dates for Trimester 3 to be announced soon.

Sciences PLUS

Professional Learning for University Students (PLUS) is a one-stop-shop to help you work out the who, what, when, where, why and how of your employability and career development.

Griffith Sport Event Leaders volunteer program

The GSEL program is a great program for students of all study disciplines as it provides a chance to gain practical experience on an event site dealing with situations such as liaising with suppliers / stakeholders, working with peers and facing problem solving & decision making issues.

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program provides opportunities for Australian undergraduate students to undertake semester-based study and internships or mentorships in 40 participating Indo-Pacific locations.

University Scholars leadership Symposium

The Government of Malaysia and Humanitarian Affairs Asia is looking for 10 Outstanding Student Leaders to attend the 10th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 1 to 7.

Disability Awareness

Disability awareness is an important part of establishing inclusion for people with disability and n essential attribute for graduates working with diverse colleagues and clients in their future employment.

Cultural Competency

The Cultural Competence Program (CCP) assist students develop graduate attributes and professional development requirements. This programs address Graduate Attribute 6 'Effective in culturally diverse and international environments'

Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project

An outstanding opportunity for students to receive a full tuition scholarship studying a master’s degree program at one of Russia’s leading universities, Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU)

World Science Festival Brisbane - Volunteer

Volunteers are the lifeblood of World Science Festival Brisbane, providing invaluable support in event management, guest services, marketing and publicity, interpretation, audio visual and backstage tasks.

3-Day Startup

A 72-hour workshop that develops entrepreneurial skills in a hands-on environment. All current students are welcome to apply.

Community Internship 3002LFC / 7510LFC

Volunteer in the community and earn 10CP towards your degree with the Community Internship. The Community Internship is an award-winning course available to all undergraduate and postgraduate students, in which you complete a minimum of 50 hours of volunteering at a local or global not-for-profit organisation. The course is available across all trimesters, with hundreds of volunteering opportunities locally and overseas. For more information email us: ci-course@griffith.edu.au

Become a mentor

Help first-year students find their feet at university, while developing your leadership and interpersonal skills.

BusinessPLUS

A program for Griffith Business School students, BusinessPLUS can help you get a headstart on your career through a range of extracurricular experiences. You will be guided through activities to complete over the course of your studies to help you develop skills employers seek and graduate with an edge in today’s competitive job market.

eCareerCoach

eCareerCoach is an online coaching program designed to connect Griffith Business School students to alumni and industry in their field of interest.

Hult Prize at Griffith

Join in one of the world's largest student competitions, become part of an international community of change-makers and tackle some of the globe's most pressing issues.

Global Business Internships

Fancy living and working in China, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea or Singapore over the summer, while earning 20CP toward your degree and receiving funding of up to $6,000?

Academic Skills Workbook

Develop key characteristics to help you in your studies and the future world of work with the Academic Skills Workbook. Using the PebblePad platform, the workbook will take you through interactive worksheets designed to develop your academic, information and digital literacies.

Entrepreneurship opportunities

Discover the range of student opportunities, events, clubs to help you build your entrepreneurial skills and networks

Entrepreneurs' Organisation Brisbane

Discover local and global events with more than 10,000 members in 44 countries.

Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

This series comprises 10 seminars covering topics relevant for start-up businesses and small to medium enterprises.

Teach for Australia

Through Teach for Australia, you can become an work full time as a teacher with full salary and benefits, while also studying a Master of Teaching. Candidates must have completed (or be in the final stages of completing) at least a bachelor degree in any discipline and not already have a degree in education.

Improve your public speaking skills

Toastmasters offers a mutually supportive and positive training ground to practice and perfect oral presentations.

Become a tutor

Share your academic and educational experience and earn money tutoring primary, high or tertiary-level students.

Become an Aunty or Uncle (child mentor)

Make a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable and socially isolated children by becoming an Aunty or Uncle.

Learn to knit while practising English skills

Through Knitting English sessions, you can join in knitting blankets for charity while the group helps one another with English conversation.

Volunteering Queensland

Explore volunteering opportunities throughout Queensland that can help make a difference as well as boost your employability.

Become a Communify volunteer

Communify Queensland offers several volunteering opportunities across a broad range of interest areas.

Become an AIME mentor

If you come from a background of struggle, you could be an ideal candidate to become an AIME mentor and help end the cycle of disadvantage for others.

Get experience in pro bono economics

Pro Bono Econos Griffith gives students real-world experience in providing economic consulting to not-for-profit organisations.

English language proficiency

English4grads is a subsidised English language proficiency test for Griffith graduates. The results can be used to prove your English-language proficiency to employers and organisations worldwide.

LGBTI inclusion

Discover networks and resources for LGBTIQ support in the Griffith community.

Find a job

Our Careers and Employment Service can help you find a job, whether you're seeking part-time or volunteer work while you're studying or a graduate role.

Join the Ladies in Technology, Engineering and Science society

LiTES is an active student group supporting women studying technology, engineering and science. Join in the regular campus events to network with your peers and find out about opportunities to build your skills.

Become a Young Scientists of Australia member

Get out and about and promote science to the youth of Australia, build valuable skills and create unique experiences to add to your resume.

Student Organised Network for Architecture

A SONA membership will connect you with your peers and the profession through local and international events and competitions.

Write for Griffith International's Explore blog

Become a student blogger for Explore and share your experiences and adventures with our thousands of readers around the globe. Email gi-communications@griffith.edu.au to find out how.

Griffith Business School Leader Program

A fantastic opportunity to develop your leadership skills and add more fun to your business or commerce degree.

Griffith Law School opportunities

Explore events and student law associations to help develop your legal skills and career.

Griffith Business School alumni network

Your relationship with GBS doesn't stop when you graduate. Join staff, students and other graduates at alumni events.

Queensland Conservatorium competitions

Explore the competitions available for current Queensland Conservatorium students.

Arts, Education and Law alumni network

Connect with the AEL alumni network to take advantage of professional development and networking opportunities.

Get paid to play music

Provides opportunities for Queensland Conservatorium students to pick up paid music performance gigs.

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice student opportunities

Explore mentoring, work-integrated learning and study abroad opportunities, as well as related clubs and societies.

Criminology Student Society

Enhance your academic skills and industry knowledge by participating in academic and social events with other criminology students.

Join a Griffith Business School association

Check out the clubs and societies run by students of Griffith Business School and join one that aligns with your studies.

Find a mentoring program

Active participation in a mentoring program gives you access to insights and understanding beyond your own experience. Find a program to suit you.

Play sport

Griffith sporting teams and social sport clubs are a great way to extend your social and professional networks. You may also get the opportunity to take on a leadership role in addition to honing your teamwork skills.

Take part in a sporting event

Griffith Sport hosts a number of events during the year. You can participate as an athlete, a team player or volunteer in the delivery of these events.

Explore your creative potential

The Queensland College of Arts' QCA Live platforms offer a wide range of creative opportunities and courses. These are open to all Griffith University students.

Griffith Law School Innocence Project

Work on real cases of wrongful conviction.

Griffith Honours College

A unique educational experience with exclusive opportunities for high-achieving students.

Industry Affiliates Program

Work within industry and apply your skills to an industry project.

GovHack

Mashup, reuse and remix government data.

Environmental Futures Institute—Student Research Symposium

An opportunity for student researchers to come together to share their work.

Join the Alumni Network

Connect with alumni to build your professional network.

3002LFC Community Internship

Volunteer in the community for academic credit.

Sign up to the Griffith Sustainability Commitment

Griffith University is committed to becoming more sustainable. Find out how you can take part.

Study overseas

Discover a range of overseas study experiences you can undertake as part of your degree.

Join the Student Representative Council

Make a difference to your campus and University. You can take on a variety of roles as part of the SRC.

Join the Griffith Mates

Griffith Mates play an active role in Orientation Week and throughout the trimester to help students form connections at Griffith.

Become a PASS leader

Develop your leadership and communication skills and help other students with their studies as Peer Assisted Study Sessions leader.

Muslim World Study Tour

A short-term course designed to give Griffith students a major international experience as part of their degree.

Professional events and seminars

Connect with experts in your field at industry events both on and off campus.

QCA Enterprise

Solve real-world design challenges and work with industry clients on creative briefs as part of your degree with QCA Enterprise.

Join the Student Partner or Student Leadership Program

Student Services run these two programs, which give you the changes to connect with the Griffith community in either paid or volunteer roles and gain skills and experience.

ADD AN ACTIVITY

Students, staff and external organisations are warmly invited to use Griffith Enrich to promote suitable co and extra-curricular activities.

These activities must provide opportunities for students to develop their Griffith Graduate Attributes.

If you have an event you wish to add to the available opportunities please complete the below form.

We look forward to advertising your event.

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PREPARING YOUR EPORTFOLIO

Increase your chances of graduate employment by documenting your skills and attributes as you work through your studies.

Use your ePortfolio to record your personal and professional achievements.

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