Curtin Careers, Employment & Leadership

Location: Kent Street, Bentley WA 6102
Postal Address: GPO Box U1987, Perth WA 6845
Telephone: +61 8 9266 7802
University Switchboard: +61 8 9266 9266
University Homepage:

Curtin University is one of the most comprehensive universities in Australia. The University has developed a reputation for its highly practical and relevant programs, global outlook and research endeavours. Curtin offers over 800 courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels to over 55,000 students both within Australia and overseas. The University specialises in delivering programs in various modes to accommodate the needs of its students. Curtin seeks to equip its graduates, in all fields, to apply knowledge to the solution of practical problems.
Services and Programs
■ Careers For Tomorrow – our student/employer blog ■ Curtin Employability Award ■Curtin Leaders Program ■ Next Step Mentoring Program ■ John Curtin Leadership Academy  ■ International opportunities – Global Careers■ Careers Fairs ■ Online job and event listings ■ Fee-based recruitment & promotional opportunities ■ Targeted email/mail outs ■ Social media advertising ■ Targeted banner adverts ■ Unique online profile & articles on Careers For Tomorrow ■ Employer on-campus presentations ■ Employer contributed workshops

For more information about what we offer please go to our employer login page.
Employer Visits
Employers are welcome on campus to hold recruitment events or to take part in activities throughout the year. Please refer to our online booking page for information and, to assist with the timing of your event, please refer to the Curtin Academic Calendar.
Equity Groups
We are able to assist you with the recruitment of candidates from various equity groups.
■ Venues with full iLecture capabilities to record presentations (student login required) ■ 50+ Collaborative Learning Spaces ■ Video and web conferencing capabilities enabling simultaneous broadcast of presentations to other locations ■ Interview rooms
Fields of Education
Accounting, Applied Geology, Biomedical Sciences, Built Environment, Chemistry, Computing, Design & Art, Economics & Finance, Education, Engineering, Environment & Agriculture, Exploration Geophysics, Information Systems, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematics & Statistics, Media, Culture & Creative Arts, Medical Radiation Science, Medicine, Mining & Metallurgy, Multidisciplinary Science, Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine, Occupational Therapy & Social Work, Pharmacy, Physics & Astronomy, Physiotherapy & Exercise Science, Psychology & Speech Pathology, Public Health, Spatial Sciences.

See for a full list of course options
Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Over 10,800 students graduated from Curtin’s four teaching divisions last year. For numbers of students graduating within various disciplines, please contact the Curtin Careers, Employment & Leadership for more detailed information.

Associate Director 

Julie Howell
T: +61 8 9266 7802

Operations & Business Development Manager
Chris Ruffler
T: +61 8 9266 1187
2018 Dates
Semester 1 – 2018
Orientation Week: 19 Feb 
Semester 1: 
26 Feb – 1 Jun 
Tuition Free Weeks: 
30March – 6 April (includes Easter) and 23 April – 27 April (includes ANZAC Day)
Study Week: 
4 Jun – 8 June
Exam period: 
11 Jun – 22 June

Semester 2 – 2018
Orientation Week:  23 Jul – 27 Jul 
Semester 1:  
30 July – 2 Nov
Tuition Free Weeks:  
27 Aug – 31 Aug and 24 Sep – 28 Sep
Study Week: 
5 Nov – 9 Nov
Exam period: 
12 Nov – 23 Nov

Careers Fairs
Curtin Careers Fair: Wednesday 14 Mar 2018 (Bentley Campus)