VU Employ is here to provide you with advice and support along every step of your career journey – from crafting your resume for casual employment to exploring your graduate career options.

We have a range of career support services, resources and employability programs.

If you’re a current student or recent VU graduate, we're here to make sure you have the skills, experience, confidence and knowledge needed to be job and career ready.

Career support

Career advice

Chat to one of our career consultants via an email drop-in on a range of career topics including:

  • preparing job applications
  • networking
  • job search strategies.

You can also email us your resume and job applications to get personalised feedback.

Career consultations

Our team of highly qualified and experienced career consultants are available for virtual career counselling appointments delivered via zoom or phone.

Consultations are 45 minutes and are available for students who require more detailed career advice and guidance.

To access career advice and consultations, get in touch by email.

Email: [email protected]  

Career resources

From career planning to sample resumes and interview tips, we have a range of resources to help support you through each step of your careers and employment journey.

We have designed our resources to help get you started. However, we know each situation is unique, so we're available to provide career support.

Open: Monday to Friday
Email: [email protected]
Access our range of resources: VU Employ Collaborate (login required)

Programs

Beyond VU

Kick start your professional career with specialised career sessions that will help you develop the skills and confidence needed to plan for your future Beyond VU.

Beyond VU is a four-part series of virtual workshops designed for those transitioning from uni to work. It runs twice a year for final-year and penultimate year students (usually May and November).

These sessions cover it all:

  • career mapping
  • job searching
  • job applications
  • interview skills
  • how to navigate the hiring process.

Find out more:

Visit: VU Employ Collaborate (login required)

Talent Connect mentoring

The Talent Connect Mentoring Programs will match you with a mentor to guide you in the transition from university to work. Get guidance from:

  • VU Alumni
  • friends of VU
  • one of VU's many industry partner mentors. 

If you are in your final year and about to graduate you can also combine a series of career readiness masterclasses with your mentoring experience.

Through a series of mentoring sessions, you will gain advice and support regarding your employability skills, career direction, networking job applications and much more!

Find out more:

Visit: Talent Connect Collaborate (login required)

Employability events

Throughout the year we also offer specialised career workshops, employability-related festivals and career expos.

Attending career-related industry events is a great way to explore different pathways, build your network and meet recruiters and employers directly. Keep a look out for upcoming events!

Access our services, resources and more:

Visit: VU Employ Collaborate (login required)

Email: [email protected]

Contact us

To access career advice and consultations, email [email protected]