Create Your Future 2019 Links & Resources

Create Your Future 2019 Links & Resources

Bookmark this page so that you can always locate the essential links and resources for Create Your Future 2019.

  • Below you will find a pdf copy of your workbook with links to activities that will assist with your learning and development in each key area.
  • Scroll down to find online activities to be completed by students who are working towards achieving their Create Your Future 2019 Employability Award.
  • Workshop content that has been shared with me will be uploaded on this page.
  • Click here for general program information including dates and locations.

Create Your Future 2019 Employability Award requirements must be completed by Monday 13 October.

Create Your Future 2019 Employability Award requirements

You can achieve a Create Your Future 2019 Employability Award by completing the following by Wednesday 8 May:

  • Attending 3 interactive workshops - presented by the Career and Employment Service and industry experts
  • Attending 1 Careers Week event - take a selfie to show that you were there
  • Completing 3 online activities

Workshop and event dates, times & locations

Wednesday 7 August, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Library, Room M4.01, Level 4, 16 Macquarie's Walk
Workshop 1 - Program Launch + Career Exploration 
Find out about the program and meet other participants.  
Learn how to research employers and find an option that will be a good fit for you.
Explore the many ways and places to search for jobs.

CAREERS WEEK – 12 - 16 August
Monday 12 August - STEM Careers Forum
Tuesday 13 August - Careers in Marketing
Wednesday 14 August - Options with Law Networking Event
Thursday 15 March - Career Opportunities Fair
Thursday 15 March - People2People on Resumes
Thursday 15 March - Strength Based Interviewing Techniques
Friday 15 March - Guidelines for Working in Australia for International Students

Tuesday 20 August, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 407, Level 4, 18 Wally's Walk
Workshop 2 - Networking Made Easy - presented by The Frank Team

Hone your face to face communication skills.
Create an elevator pitch.
Get clear on what networking is and isn't.
Creating a networking plan.
THIS IS ONE OF OUR MOST POPULAR WORKSHOPS!

Wednesday 28 August, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Library, Room M4.01, Level 4, 16 Macquarie Walk
Workshop 3 - Resumes, Interviews and Personal Branding

Sharpen your resume and interview skills.
Create a resume that gets short-listed and learn valuable interview tips and tricks.
Learn how to make a great impression via LinkedIn, professional presentation and etiquette.

Thursday 5 September, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Library, Room M4.01, Level 4, 16 Macquarie Walk
Workshop 4 - Dressing for Success - presented by Ruby Slippers Styling
What to wear to a job interview.
Dressing for the workplace.
Deciphering Dress Codes.
Key Items every Corporate Wardrobe needs.

Thursday 12 September, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
The Library, Room M4.01, Level 4, 16 Macquarie Walk

Workshop 5 - Assessment Centres
Find out how to prepare for Assessment Centres  and what to expect on the day.
Tips and tricks on the format of assessment centres. 
Various assessment centre scenarios and examples.

Wednesday 16 October 1:00pm – 2:00pm, The Library, Room M4.01, Level 4, 16 Macquarie Walk
Celebrate completion of your Create Your Future Employability Award; have lunch with other participants and receive your certificate and gift.

Create Your Future Workbook

Click here to access your Create Your Future Workbook.

Online activities

Complete 3 online activities, select from those listed below, to fulfil the requirements of the Create Your Future 2019 Employability Award.

Select the activities that will be of most benefit to you. Remember to save any results or documents that are created as part of these activities, the majority of activities will save automatically within MyMQ Career Zone.

Career Exploration:

Complete any of the Career Assessments particularly those listed below:

Intelligent Career Quiz

Personality Insight

Strengths

Sound Decision Making

Networking:

Elevator Pitch Builder

Resumes + Interviews:

Resume Builder

Cover Letter Builder

Interview Simulator

Workshop presentations

Workshop presentations will be added after each workshop has been conducted.

Workshop 1: Program Launch and Career Exploration

For further information, please contact Michelle Jeffrey, michelle.jeffrey@mq.edu.au, 9850-7372

Create Your Future 2019 is funded by the Commonwealth Government's Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program.

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