RMIT University (VIC)

Careers and Employability

Postal Address: GPO Box 2476 Melbourne VIC 3001

Telephone:  +61 3 9925 3901

Facsimile: +61 3 9925 4767

Homepage:https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/life-and-work-opportunities/jobs-and-career-advice

Email: careers@rmit.edu.au

University Switchboard: +61 3 9925 2000

University Homepage:www.rmit.edu.au

City Campus
Location: RMIT Connect, Building 8, Level 4

Bundoora West Campus
Location:
RMIT Connect, Building 202, Level 2, Room 5

Brunswick Campus
Location: RMIT Connect Building 514, Level 1, Room 15

RMIT University is a global university of technology and design, with an international reputation for excellence in practical education and outcome-oriented research. Our students are located at campuses in Melbourne and Vietnam. RMIT also offers programs through partner institutions in Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Sri Lanka, India and many parts of Europe. We enjoy research and industry partnerships on every continent.

RMIT students and graduates are:

■ Work-Ready— RMIT students apply their learning in practical work placements or professional environments, providing them with industry experience before they graduate.

■ Industry Connected— RMIT programs are designed with input from employers and business

■ Technology Savvy— Graduates are familiar with the latest technologies and can bring new knowledge and systems to the workplace.

 Services and Programs

RMIT Careers and Employability allows you to explore your career possibilities, connect with industry and learn how to present yourself to potential employers.

Attend workshops and receive career advice in one-on-one or group sessions in the Job Shop or utilise online resources to develop new skills and improve employability.

At RMIT students can; complete online micro-credentials to build skills and add badges to your LinkedIn profile; visit the Job Shop for careers workshops and advice; attend careers and networking events; connect with an industry mentor; complete the Future Edge employability program; attend careers fairs and engage with industry; have a one-on-one careers consultation; participate in seminars to prepare for graduate and vacation employment; and engage with industry via online forums and seminars.

With RMIT Careers and Employability industry can; participate in careers fairs and events; run professional and career development workshops; become an industry mentor; attend networking events; present employer information sessions; connect through online forums or seminars; promote jobs and events; send targeted emails about graduate positions, internships and course-related work placements; advertise jobs and events on the RMIT CareerHub; conduct on campus-interviews; and participate in careers fairs and events.

Equity Groups:

Careers and Employability can assist you in the recruitment of candidates from various equity groups through RMIT’s Ngarara Willim Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and ourEquitable Learning Servicesfor students living with a disability, long term illness and/or mental health condition.

Fields of Education

■ Accounting ■ Architecture and Urban Design ■ Art ■ Business IT and Logistics ■ Design ■ Economics, Finance and Marketing ■ Education ■ Engineering ■ Fashion and Textiles ■ Global, Urban and Social Studies ■ Graduate School of Business and Law ■ Health and Biomedical Sciences ■ Management ■ Media and Communication ■ Property, Construction and Project Management ■ Science ■ Vocational Business Education ■ Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)

Accounting 780+ ■ Architecture and Urban Design 930+ ■ Art 503+ ■ Business IT and Logistics 860+ ■ Design 230+ ■ Economics, Finance and Marketing 940+■ Education 810+■ Engineering 1350+ ■ Fashion and Textiles 825+ ■ Global, Urban and Social Studies 1190+ ■ Graduate School of Business and Law 310+ ■ Health and Biomedical Sciences 1530+ ■ Management 730+ ■ Media and Communication 1610+ ■ Property, Construction and Project Management 535 + ■ Science 1320+ ■ Vocational Business Education 850+

Staff

Assistant Director, Careers and Employability:

Judie Kay T: +61 3 9925 0493 ■ E: judie.kay@rmit.edu.au

Manager, Employment and Employer Services:

Adam RowlandT: +61 3 9925 4767 ■ E: adam.rowland@rmit.edu.au

Manager of Career Development Education:

Claire Ward T: +61 3 9925 2379 ■ E: claire.ward@rmit.edu.au

2019 dates

Semester 1: 4 March

Mid-semester break: 19-28 April

SWOT vac: 3-9 June

Exams: 10-28 June

Semester break: 1-21 July

Semester 2: 22 July

Mid-semester break: 2-8 September

SWOT vac: 21-27 September

Exams: 28 October – 15 November

Contact Careers & Employability:

T: +61 3 9925 3901

E careers@rmit.edu.au

 Careers Fairs and Events 2019

The Big Meet Careers Fair – March

TechTalk – March

Internship Fairs (Business and STEM) – August

National Student Volunteer Week – August

Entrepreneurship Week – August

Future Ready Days (Business) – May and August

International Students Careers Week – September

Graduate Careers Bootcamps – November and February