Career Development & Employment has a wealth of information available to assist you with career planning.
The careers resource areas at Sandy Bay and Newnham campuses have printed fact sheets and information about graduate programs and other opportunities for students and graduates.
From this page you can access a broad range of electronic resources and useful websites:
Job search sites
Australian job sites
- CareerHub - University of Tasmania job database for part-time/casual and graduate employment, volunteer opportunities, and interstate internships/vacation work.
- Careerone - All jobs advertised in Australian newspapers, useful source of information about skills sought by employers.
- Graduate Opportunities - Listings of graduate programs, vacation programs, internships, cadetships.
- Seek - Online job listings, including volunteer opportunities.
- Job Search - Commonwealth government site, listing job vacancies within all states.
- APS jobs - Listings of graduate opportunities and other vacancies in the Commonwealth public service.
- Searson Buck - Recruitment, career management and outplacement service.
- Gradconnection - Job listings and graduate programs.
- Jobserve - Job listings from across Australia and internationally.
- Job Searcher - Australian job search engine with a database of more than 500,000 live jobs.
- Jobseeker - Job listings from multiple online sources such as job boards, newspapers and company websites.
- Career Harvest - a hub for the most cutting-edge careers within the food and fibre industries. Career Harvest helps create clearer pathways for you to harvest your agricultural career.
- NRM Jobs - Environmental jobs in water, the environment and natural resource management.
- CooeeAds - Jobs, conferences and workshops for outdoorsy people.
- EducationCareer - Jobs in tertiary education, research and training, Australian based but some overseas jobs listed.
State government job sites
International and Asian jobs and recruiting sites
- www.hobsons.com/ - Useful information on global recruiting.
- www.jobstreet.com.sg - Job listings in Singapore and the rest of Asia, includes computing, finance and management jobs, free membership
- www.careerjet.co.in is a job search engine for India (in English). Careerjet gives job seekers access to a huge selection of jobs that are sourced from various internet sites.
- www.thestar.com.my - Link to the most widely read daily newspaper in Malaysia. Browse job opportunities and submit your details to employers.
- www.kiwicareers.govt.nz/ - Careers in New Zealand.
- http://jobs.trovit.co.nz - Jobs search engine in New Zealand
- www.globalenergyjobs.com/ - Focused on jobs in the world's energy industry.
- http://www.researchgate.net/jobs/research/ - Professional network and job search for researchers and scientists.
- http://australia.trovit.com/ - The leading search engine for classifieds in Europe and Latin America, currently operating in 38 countries.
Australian graduate information
- www.graduateopportunities.com - For the latest, most comprehensive info on Australian graduate jobs
- /www.seek.com.au/graduate-jobs - Australian site for students and graduates, providing job opportunities and career information. You can post your resume for employers, also enter criteria for the job you want and they will regularly email you with suitable job postings.
- www.fairwork.gov.au - Information and advice about Australia's new national workplace relations system, provided by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
- www.jobwatch.org.au/ - A community organisation that provides advice on unfair dismissal, ending employment, harassment, wages, exploitation and other work-related issues.
- Australian Industrial Relations Commission www.airc.gov.au/ - Information about awards, termination of employment, redundancy. Also links to Fair Work.
- www.gradconnection.com.au - Job listings and graduate programs. Also includes interesting blogs, profiles of graduates and statistics.
Resume and careers help
- Many websites give you some free information but require you to pay if you want more.
- Some sites offer everything free, so look around before you pay a fee.
- At the time this website list was compiled all the sites were operating and useful to job seekers.
- We can take no responsibility for sites that cease to operate.
- We can take no responsibility for the content of sites.
- www.getmyonlinecv.com - Free CV (resume) and job hunting tips for online applications.
- www.15min-resume.com - Resume writing, interview advice, jobs, post your resume.
- www.susanireland.com - Resume writing and lots of samples (many of the samples are more suited to job search in the USA than in Australia). You need to make your own judgment about what is suitable for a job application in your home country and for your culture.
- www.wikijob.co.uk - UK based, but good sections on aptitude tests, assessment centres and other job searching tools and tricks.
- www.myfuture.edu.au - Information, activities and articles to assist with exploring career direction.
- http://studyassist.gov.au - Information for students about Australian Government assistance for financing tertiary study
- www.graduatecareers.com.au - Graduate statistics, including industry growth potential and starting salaries and comprehensive career profile booklets.
Careers & employment fact sheets
The Student Centre produce a range of fact sheets, including the following careers specific titles:
- Addressing Selection Criteria (PDF 165.4KB)
- Build Your Career (PDF 184.8KB)
- CareerHub (PDF 168.9KB)
- Disclosure in the Job Application Process (PDF 108.2KB)
- Graduate Recruitment (PDF 137.0KB)
- Interview Skills (PDF 155.0KB)
- Telephone Interviews (PDF 95.0KB)
- Vacation Work, Internships & Work Experience (PDF 114.5KB)
- Writing a Cover Letter (PDF 161.2KB)
- Writing a Resume (PDF 161.0KB)