VU Employ – careers service & support

Access career advice and consultations

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

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 counselling & advice

Chat to the VU Employ team online or drop-in to visit us at Footscray Park Campus. We can help with:

  • Resume and Cover Letter reviews
  • Support with Key Selection Criteria
  • Career Resources and Workshops
  • Mock Interviews
  • Email career advice
  • Resume reviews by appointment (30mins)
  • Career Counselling (45mins)
VU Employ support

Students can access our services on-campus or online.


Career-ready award

Through the Career Ready Award, you can collect points for participating in over 80 hours of career development activities designed to boost your employability.

This award will set you up for success and develop the skills, abilities and knowledge to advance in your career. Plus you will receive a certificate for your achievements and the Career Ready Award on your VU Extra Transcript.


GradWISE and VU Employ have partnered to provide enhanced careers and employability support for students living with a disability, illness or injury to improve employment opportunities.

Through one-on-one, group activities like career workshops and masterclasses, the GradWISE program will give you the skills, experience and assistance you need in finding your perfect graduate role.

Connect via VU Employ or contact  [email protected] .

Workshops & events

Throughout the year we offer specialised career workshops, employability-related festivals and career expos. You can search VU Employ Workshops and book online.

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

Keep up to date with upcoming activities on our VU Employ Collaborate space.