VU's Talent Connect program supports students in their final semester, helping them prepare for the transition into the workforce after graduation.

It’s a comprehensive program that develops essential job-search and networking skills, aiming to maximise student success and enhance graduate outcomes through a combination of:

  • career coaching
  • recruitment masterclasses
  • industry mentoring.


Talent Connect program

Our job-ready program focuses on the transition into the workforce when you finish your degree.

You'll receive a Victoria University endorsed Certificate of Completion once you finish the program, which you can use to highlight career-readiness when you start your job search.


We offer individualised career coaching as part of our program.

Our career and industry experts offer guidance to help you:

  • develop a transition plan
  • use cutting-edge career and recruitment tools to improve your job applications.

Recruitment masterclasses

Our recruitment masterclasses will show you how to maximise your chances of career success after university.

Learn how to make the most of career opportunities through:

  • networking
  • professional online presence
  • job applications.


As part of the Talent Connect program, you will be matched with an alumni mentor to gain valuable insights about the working world.

You'll work closely with your mentor, who will help you understand your key strengths and career motivators.

“Talent Connect gave me an advantage in landing a graduate job by providing me with practical skills that apply to the real-world”

Amanda FordBachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Art Sociology and History, Talent Connect 2017

Eligibility for Talent Connect

To be eligible for Talent Connect, you must be:

  • an undergraduate student
  • in your final semester of study
  • planning to find a graduate job upon completion
  • available to meet with mentors in Melbourne for the first six months after graduation.

You need to complete all elements of the program to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Register for Talent Connect's job-ready program

Applications for the Talent Connect program are currently closed.

Please email or call +61 3 9919 1413 to register your interest for the next intake.

Mentors & employers

VU has strong connections with alumni and industry employers, who help to make our Talent Connect program a success.

If you are a VU alumnus, sharing your career journey and experience with VU graduates is a small commitment that can make a big difference.

Talent Connect also offers employers a targeted means of attracting highly engaged students across all disciplines.

If you would like to get involved with our program, helping VU students in their transition into employment, we'd love to hear from you.

For more information, read about our Alumni Mentoring Program, or contact Sarah Tate, Alumni Relations Officer, +61 3 9919 1413,

Contact Talent Connect

If you have any queries about our Talent Connect program please get in touch.

Talent Connect Program Manager