Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A total of 21 hours, delivered over 12 weeks. |
Total Time Commitment:
21 hours, delivered over 12 weeks.
Admission into a Graduate Program in the Faculty of Business and Economics
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Completion of Business and Economics Careers Centre Online Career Development modules.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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The Graduate Careers Program aims at providing students with developmental opportunities for broadening self awareness, opportunity awareness, career knowledge and networks as well as job search and workplace skills.
Each session has a theoretical and a practical component with knowledge and skill building activities essential for career building and advancement. Main topics covered are:
Self Awareness - self assessment, career readiness and strategic career planning
Opportunity Awareness - global and local employment trends, company information
Application - CV writing, letters, addressing selection criteria, online forms
Selection- online tests, assessment centres, group interviews, individual interviews
Workplace communication - salary negotiations, performance review
Online career materials and their applicability in the total career development process
Career planning for global employment - transferability of local knowledge and skills
Other elements of the Graduate Careers Centre activity range, e.g. Career Circles, Career Mentoring, Internships, etc. are also associated with the program, but do not form an integral part in this subject outline.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Please note that this is a Pass/Fail subject. Students must complete all items of assessment to pass this subject.
Complete a self-awareness, self-assessment activity (15%)
Create a professional CV (25%)
Create a master cover letter (20%)
Complete a practise interview (25%)
Create a 1-3 year Career Action Plan that includes a planned LinkedIn profile (15%)
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Online reference material provided in class.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate attributes and skills particularly in relation to career and employment issues:
This is a Not for credit subject
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