Special collections exhibition: employability & work

Display cabinet of Special Collections exhibition
13 June – 29 September 2023, 9am–5pm
70-104 Ballarat Rd, VIC, AU
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Explore the Special Collections exhibition about employability and work, showcasing materials relating to employments, jobs, vocation, and skills from the Special Collections at Victoria University, and get VU support to prepare for employment and career success.

The exhibition showcases materials from across all collections within Special Collections, with an emphasis on VU and the West, including activism in areas of job security and skills.

Visit the exhibition at Footscray Park Library , on Level 2 of Building P, to discover materials related to four themes – VU and the west, unemployment, education and employability, and skills and trade.

If your research is related to any of the four themes or you are unable to view the exhibition in person, view the Library Guide VU Special Collections for a full list of the materials and book cover images being displayed at this exhibition. For queries and appointment to view items, email [email protected] .

Exhibition themes

Find out where Special Collections materials related to these four themes are displayed at Footscray Park Library.

Be job & career ready

As a VU student, you have access to VU Library resources and VU Employ for help with job hunting and career planning.

  • Borrow the print books displayed in the cabinet located to the right of the main entrance of the Footscray Park Library.
  • Scan the QR codes displayed on any of the four exhibition cabinets:
  1. LinkedIn Learning QR code to access LinkedIn Learning courses to develop employability and work skills such as writing a resume, cover letter tips, finding a job, and creating a career plan
  2. VU Employ QR code to access VU Employ – careers service & support to:
    • get advice on preparing resumes and interview techniques
    • chat to a career consultant about future options

    • check out all the resources in VU Employ Collaborate.