Take your business degree to the next level with BusinessPLUS

BusinessPLUS is a free Griffith Business School program designed to help you get a head start on your career through a range of co-curricular experiences.

The program provides you with a structured plan of activities to complete over the course of your degree, supporting you to explore your career options, develop skills sought by employers, and graduate with an edge in today’s competitive job market.

An online BusinessPLUS workbook guides you through the program and allows you to keep a record of your activities to share with future employers and other organisations who want evidence of your experience and skills.

BusinessPLUS gives you access to:

  • a unique series of career management workshops.
  • industry mentoring programs
  • professional development events and seminars
  • support to participate in work experience and community volunteering
  • a wide range of enriching activities that will contribute to your personal and professional growth, including leadership programs, global experiences, networking activities and competitions.

Find out more on the BusinessPLUS program site (Griffith students only)

What's on this trimester?

We have a range of workshops and events available to you throughout the year

BusinessPLUS Award

Have you put your best foot forward during the BusinessPLUS program and shown strong engagement in the career enhancing activities? Consider applying for the BusinessPLUS Award and have your efforts recognised.

Applications for the 2020 BusinessPLUS Award will open later in the year.

Become a BusinessPLUS Ambassador

Are you currently involved in program and keen to support other students reach their goals?

Express your interest

News

BusinessPLUS program gives Griffith students the edge in tight job market

BusinessPLUS has proven it’s the step up students need when they enter the workplace. Launched in 2018, the BusinessPLUS program has seen many students past and present credit the program with early career success.

Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management student Georgia Kelly has yet to graduate, but has already seen the benefits of BusinessPLUS firsthand when she applied for a part-time job with Sofitel Brisbane.

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Seizing every opportunity

Bachelor of Business student Riley Thiedecke attended a BusinessPLUS seminar which opened his eyes to all the opportunities available to him at Griffith Business School. Since then, he said yes to every opportunity that he could find including international competitions, leadership programs, and more.

Riley is now working towards graduating and has already landed a job with Schneider Electric.

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Business ‘extras’ helped Griffith graduate get dream job

Nathan Brierley is kicking career goals, having recently been promoted to Senior Economist at the world-renowned Deloitte Access Economics. It’s a position he credits to hard work, dedication and the extracurricular opportunities he had access to while studying at Griffith.

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5 tips tips to increase your employability (and stay sane!) in a Covid-19 world

There are still jobs out there, but the landscape has changed dramatically. Investing time into professional careers support can help you to stay on top of changes, learn how to be adaptable and creative, market your sought-after skills, increase your digital presence and use every network contact that you have.

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Employer comments

Getting involved with [extracurricular] activities can help students improve skills such as time management, team work and taking initiative, all while building confidence and communication skills. These are some of the attributes that we look for in future EY people and I encourage all students to take part wherever possible.

Katie Nugent, Campus Recruitment Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young

It’s really important that you are proactive and invest time to get involved in extracurricular activities while you are studying. It provides great talking points at interviews.

Tayleena Sheridan, Consultant, PwC and Griffith Business School graduate

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