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Accounting & Advisory

Accounting and advisory industry overview

An enormously popular profession with grads, the sky’s the limit if you have good problem-solving abilities.

The pros and cons of a career in accountancy

No job is all upside. As you prepare to go into the world of full-time work, it’s worth considering how much you’ll enjo…

What salary and benefits can I expect as an accountancy grad?

After years of living frugally as a student, exactly how much will your circumstances change when you land that a full-t…

Which accountancy specialisation is right for me?

Service line, business area, division… whatever it’s labelled, your potential future employer will ask you where you’d l…

Embezzlement and fraud: a career in forensic accounting

Forensic accounting might be the right graduate career for you, especially if you're inquisitive, analytical and have to…

Next level accounting: assurance and audit

Take your graduate accounting career to a new level by specialising in assurance and audit – perfect if you have an eye …

Accounting and advisory industry overview

An enormously popular profession with grads, the sky’s the limit if you have good problem-solving abilities.

The pros and cons of a career in accountancy

No job is all upside. As you prepare to go into the world of full-time work, it’s worth considering how much you’ll enjo…

What salary and benefits can I expect as an accountancy grad?

After years of living frugally as a student, exactly how much will your circumstances change when you land that a full-t…

Which accountancy specialisation is right for me?

Service line, business area, division… whatever it’s labelled, your potential future employer will ask you where you’d l…

Embezzlement and fraud: a career in forensic accounting

Forensic accounting might be the right graduate career for you, especially if you're inquisitive, analytical and have to…

Next level accounting: assurance and audit

Take your graduate accounting career to a new level by specialising in assurance and audit – perfect if you have an eye …

Consulting

10 awesome things you can do as a graduate in consulting

From travel to social impact – consulting offers compelling experiences, giving you the opportunity to create change in …

The hiring process for graduate consultants

Graduates must absolutely be prepared for the consulting recruitment process – here are our tips on how to prepare for t…

7 tips: what to do in a consulting case interview

Case interviews are a unique part of graduate recruitment programs for consulting roles. Here are 7 tips to guide you th…

Consulting industry overview

The generous salaries, exciting projects and enormous scope for advancement keeps graduates hopping on this fast-track t…

What is consulting? A graduate's guide to the consulting industry

Ever been interested in a career in consulting but not sure what it really entails? Let us help you out.

Is consulting right for you?

The fantastic thing about a career in consulting is that there is no one pathway to get there.

10 awesome things you can do as a graduate in consulting

From travel to social impact – consulting offers compelling experiences, giving you the opportunity to create change in …

The hiring process for graduate consultants

Graduates must absolutely be prepared for the consulting recruitment process – here are our tips on how to prepare for t…

7 tips: what to do in a consulting case interview

Case interviews are a unique part of graduate recruitment programs for consulting roles. Here are 7 tips to guide you th…

Consulting industry overview

The generous salaries, exciting projects and enormous scope for advancement keeps graduates hopping on this fast-track t…

What is consulting? A graduate's guide to the consulting industry

Ever been interested in a career in consulting but not sure what it really entails? Let us help you out.

Is consulting right for you?

The fantastic thing about a career in consulting is that there is no one pathway to get there.

Education & Training

Education and training industry overview

The education and training sector involves school teachers, academics and university staff, TAFE instructors, and a rang…

From archivists to academics: an overview of jobs in the education and training sector

There are many other positions outside of teaching, without which the sector couldn’t easily function.

Five industry challenges facing new grads entering the education sector

Why work as a teacher today? Here are five challenges facing the modern education sector that can make teaching a reward…

Five tips for graduates who want to pursue a career in academia

Permanent academic jobs are notoriously hard to secure. So here are five tips to get you started.

Teaching abroad: how to use your education degree to start a career overseas

Australian teachers are highly sought-after abroad. Here are three ways to use your degree to start a career overseas.

How to become a teacher if you haven’t yet studied teaching

Three ways to become a teacher if you haven't completed an education degree.

Education and training industry overview

The education and training sector involves school teachers, academics and university staff, TAFE instructors, and a rang…

From archivists to academics: an overview of jobs in the education and training sector

There are many other positions outside of teaching, without which the sector couldn’t easily function.

Five industry challenges facing new grads entering the education sector

Why work as a teacher today? Here are five challenges facing the modern education sector that can make teaching a reward…

Five tips for graduates who want to pursue a career in academia

Permanent academic jobs are notoriously hard to secure. So here are five tips to get you started.

Teaching abroad: how to use your education degree to start a career overseas

Australian teachers are highly sought-after abroad. Here are three ways to use your degree to start a career overseas.

How to become a teacher if you haven’t yet studied teaching

Three ways to become a teacher if you haven't completed an education degree.

IT & Communications

What type of IT company is the best fit for me?

Here are some things to consider as you to try to figure out the best fit for you.

Why your IT degree alone isn’t enough

From a penchant for problem solving to the ability to communicate effectively, there are a range of ‘soft skills’ that r…

What is the tech industry?

From Shazam to Spotify to that slick new Tesla you'll own one day, tech is all around us. Here's an intro into what it m…

IT and communications industry overview

One of the most exciting industries you can enter, technology is informing all other industries as we navigate the digit…

10 essential skills for graduates in tech

If you’re planning a career in IT, here are some of the skills that will help you stand out from the crowd.

13 types of graduate jobs in the tech industry

You’ve finished your IT degree, so what happens next? Here are 13 jobs you might find yourself in as a graduate.

What type of IT company is the best fit for me?

Here are some things to consider as you to try to figure out the best fit for you.

Why your IT degree alone isn’t enough

From a penchant for problem solving to the ability to communicate effectively, there are a range of ‘soft skills’ that r…

What is the tech industry?

From Shazam to Spotify to that slick new Tesla you'll own one day, tech is all around us. Here's an intro into what it m…

IT and communications industry overview

One of the most exciting industries you can enter, technology is informing all other industries as we navigate the digit…

10 essential skills for graduates in tech

If you’re planning a career in IT, here are some of the skills that will help you stand out from the crowd.

13 types of graduate jobs in the tech industry

You’ve finished your IT degree, so what happens next? Here are 13 jobs you might find yourself in as a graduate.

Banking & Financial Services

26 difficult banking interview questions (and how to answer them)

Upon graduating from your course, you will enter an ever-increasing competitive job market.

What to expect at your investment banking assessment centre

Stop right there! Take a deep breath, read this guide and you'll be all set for your graduate investment banking assessm…

From traders to techies: who’s who in an investment bank

From compliance officers to research analysts, investment banks rely on a huge team of staff members with a range of spe…

What’s the difference between commercial and investment banks?

The banking sector is a multibillion dollar industry in Australia, employing over 400,000 workers around the country.

Banking and financial services industry overview

Australia is a sophisticated economy that’s part of the fastest-growing region in the world, which means the industry ho…

Your career after commercial banking

Ready for a graduate career in commercial banking but not sure where it will take you? Here are 4 tips on what you can d…

26 difficult banking interview questions (and how to answer them)

Upon graduating from your course, you will enter an ever-increasing competitive job market.

What to expect at your investment banking assessment centre

Stop right there! Take a deep breath, read this guide and you'll be all set for your graduate investment banking assessm…

From traders to techies: who’s who in an investment bank

From compliance officers to research analysts, investment banks rely on a huge team of staff members with a range of spe…

What’s the difference between commercial and investment banks?

The banking sector is a multibillion dollar industry in Australia, employing over 400,000 workers around the country.

Banking and financial services industry overview

Australia is a sophisticated economy that’s part of the fastest-growing region in the world, which means the industry ho…

Your career after commercial banking

Ready for a graduate career in commercial banking but not sure where it will take you? Here are 4 tips on what you can d…

Construction & Property Services

Construction and property industry overview

An industry that can be challenging, but seeing projects come to fruition is the ultimate satisfaction.

A graduate’s guide to the construction process

Is that company you want to work for the client, contractor, subcontractor or a consultant?

Graduate salary and perks in the construction industry

You’ll soon be able to start building up your bank balance once you score a full-time gig in construction.

Acing your construction and property industry job interview

Want to land that first job in the construction industry? You’ll need to be ready to first showcase your abilities in a …

Application tips for construction and property graduate jobs

With Australia’s construction sector powering along there’s never been a more exciting time to be a new grad looking to …

What to expect at a construction graduate job assessment centre

Hoping to get into the grad program of a construction industry employer? You might find yourself being road tested at an…

Construction and property industry overview

An industry that can be challenging, but seeing projects come to fruition is the ultimate satisfaction.

A graduate’s guide to the construction process

Is that company you want to work for the client, contractor, subcontractor or a consultant?

Graduate salary and perks in the construction industry

You’ll soon be able to start building up your bank balance once you score a full-time gig in construction.

Acing your construction and property industry job interview

Want to land that first job in the construction industry? You’ll need to be ready to first showcase your abilities in a …

Application tips for construction and property graduate jobs

With Australia’s construction sector powering along there’s never been a more exciting time to be a new grad looking to …

What to expect at a construction graduate job assessment centre

Hoping to get into the grad program of a construction industry employer? You might find yourself being road tested at an…

Entertainment, travel and hospitality

The travel industry in Australia: an overview

How to start your career in the travel industry. From airlines and arts to ecotourism — find out where you fit in and ho…

6 key trends in the Australian entertainment industry and what they mean for grads

Marvel vs Pokemon: there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to careers in the entertainment industry. Find out the …

What salary can I expect as a graduate in the travel industry?

Whether you’re in it for the perks or for the love of travel, you’ll find useful info here about graduate salaries in t…

Become a curator: how to use your knowledge to create memorable cultural experiences

Launch your career as a curator in a specialised field: how to get there, what to study and what you'll earn.

4 reasons to pursue a job in travel, entertainment, and hospitality

Often overlooked by grads, these growing industries offer surprising career opportunities with enviable perks. We give y…

How to get hired at Jetstar

Kristie Broersen is a Resourcing Business Partner for Jetstar Airways, a position that involves recruiting personnel for…

The travel industry in Australia: an overview

How to start your career in the travel industry. From airlines and arts to ecotourism — find out where you fit in and ho…

6 key trends in the Australian entertainment industry and what they mean for grads

Marvel vs Pokemon: there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to careers in the entertainment industry. Find out the …

What salary can I expect as a graduate in the travel industry?

Whether you’re in it for the perks or for the love of travel, you’ll find useful info here about graduate salaries in t…

Become a curator: how to use your knowledge to create memorable cultural experiences

Launch your career as a curator in a specialised field: how to get there, what to study and what you'll earn.

4 reasons to pursue a job in travel, entertainment, and hospitality

Often overlooked by grads, these growing industries offer surprising career opportunities with enviable perks. We give y…

How to get hired at Jetstar

Kristie Broersen is a Resourcing Business Partner for Jetstar Airways, a position that involves recruiting personnel for…

Government & public services

Public service industry outlook

With public service comes great responsibility… and great conditions.

Should I start my career in the public or private sector?

We get asked this question a lot! It’s not completely straightforward to answer as a lot of it depends on what’s importa…

Busting the myths about a job in public service

Public service has been maligned for far too long! The PR damage it’s received from neurotic parents urging their progen…

An introduction to public sector graduate jobs

Advice for graduates planning a career in the public sector – job prospects, how to get started and average graduate sal…

Where to start your government career: federal or state?

If you want to launch your graduate career in the government sector, this article will help you decide if you should foc…

Must-have skills for every graduate applying for the public sector

Have you got what it takes to be selected for a competitive government graduate program? Here are the 5 skills that ever…

Public service industry outlook

With public service comes great responsibility… and great conditions.

Should I start my career in the public or private sector?

We get asked this question a lot! It’s not completely straightforward to answer as a lot of it depends on what’s importa…

Busting the myths about a job in public service

Public service has been maligned for far too long! The PR damage it’s received from neurotic parents urging their progen…

An introduction to public sector graduate jobs

Advice for graduates planning a career in the public sector – job prospects, how to get started and average graduate sal…

Where to start your government career: federal or state?

If you want to launch your graduate career in the government sector, this article will help you decide if you should foc…

Must-have skills for every graduate applying for the public sector

Have you got what it takes to be selected for a competitive government graduate program? Here are the 5 skills that ever…

Human resources and recruitment

Human resources and recruitment in Australia: an overview

Human resources and recruitment is a critical part of any organisation. Find our what it’s really about and how to start…

5 reasons to consider a career in human resources and recruitment

Not sure if a career in human resources is right for you? We give you five reasons why human resources is a rewarding ca…

4 trends in human resources and what they mean for grads

Human resources is a dynamic industry — we highlight four trends affecting human resources and how they impact on gradua…

Six skills that will help you excel at HR and how to develop them

Start your HR career on the right foot by learning essential skills for human resource graduates, and we give you tools …

What is the graduate experience like in human resources?

If you've got a flair for writing and can think on your feet, communications and public relations could be the perfect c…

11 inside tips for KPMG graduate job applications

GradAustralia surveyed recent graduates and spoke to the recruitment manager at KPMG to bring you the top 11 tips for ap…

Human resources and recruitment in Australia: an overview

Human resources and recruitment is a critical part of any organisation. Find our what it’s really about and how to start…

5 reasons to consider a career in human resources and recruitment

Not sure if a career in human resources is right for you? We give you five reasons why human resources is a rewarding ca…

4 trends in human resources and what they mean for grads

Human resources is a dynamic industry — we highlight four trends affecting human resources and how they impact on gradua…

Six skills that will help you excel at HR and how to develop them

Start your HR career on the right foot by learning essential skills for human resource graduates, and we give you tools …

What is the graduate experience like in human resources?

If you've got a flair for writing and can think on your feet, communications and public relations could be the perfect c…

11 inside tips for KPMG graduate job applications

GradAustralia surveyed recent graduates and spoke to the recruitment manager at KPMG to bring you the top 11 tips for ap…

Retail and consumer goods

Retail, sales and consumer goods industry overview

A fast pace leads to fast progression for graduates who have got the goods.

The big five: an introduction to the main branches of the retail industry

The ‘customer-facing’ facet of the retail industry is supported by enormous and complex behind-the-scenes operations, bu…

Eight unexpected graduate careers in retail

What does it take to keep a massive enterprise like Myer or even Coles running? We’ve brought together eight examples of…

Five insider tips for grads who want to make it in retail

How do you ensure that your graduate position is merely the first step towards a professional life you can be proud of?

15 tips to nail a FMCG or retail graduate job interview

To help you prepare for your retail or FMCG graduate job interview we turned to our insiders see what it takes to get yo…

But I studied archaeology!: How to secure a job in retail with the degree you have

It can sometimes be difficult to see how your academic background might make for a competitive job application in the re…

Retail, sales and consumer goods industry overview

A fast pace leads to fast progression for graduates who have got the goods.

The big five: an introduction to the main branches of the retail industry

The ‘customer-facing’ facet of the retail industry is supported by enormous and complex behind-the-scenes operations, bu…

Eight unexpected graduate careers in retail

What does it take to keep a massive enterprise like Myer or even Coles running? We’ve brought together eight examples of…

Five insider tips for grads who want to make it in retail

How do you ensure that your graduate position is merely the first step towards a professional life you can be proud of?

15 tips to nail a FMCG or retail graduate job interview

To help you prepare for your retail or FMCG graduate job interview we turned to our insiders see what it takes to get yo…

But I studied archaeology!: How to secure a job in retail with the degree you have

It can sometimes be difficult to see how your academic background might make for a competitive job application in the re…