Murdoch Careers Centre

Location: inside the Geoffrey Bolton Library, Murdoch University, Murdoch WA 6150
Postal Address: 90 South Street Murdoch W.A. 6150
Telephone: +61 8 9360 2596
University Switchboard: +61 8 9360 6000
University Homepage:

Murdoch University has established a reputation as an internationally recognised university offering excellence in teaching and research. The University was listed as one of the top 200 international universities in the world according to the latest rankings from Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. Murdoch University is also on the QS Top 50 Under 50 2018 list as a top university that is less than 50 years old.The Careers Centre fosters and maintains strong links with its students and graduates so that employers can be readily assisted with their recruitment requirements.

The Careers Centre utilises CareerHub (CareerConnect) as its main interface with employers and students. Employers are encouraged to register on CareerConnect (, in order to promote both graduate and student opportunities (i.e. vacation and graduate programs, internships, casual/part-time jobs) as they arise.  Employer / Industry events can also be promoted on CareerConnect.

The Careers Centre offers a direct mail out service, as well as a number of on-campus student engagement opportunities. This includes activities such as employer presentations and workshops, career boot camps and fairs, and other promotional/networking activities.

Services and Programs
Direct mail out/email service ■ Presentations/Information sessions and other on-campus events ■ Online vacancy advertising through CareerConnect.

Fully networked lecture theatres ■ Free reserved parking provided

Equity Groups
We are able to assist you with recruitment of candidates from various equity groups.

Fields of Study


Careers Service Manager
Suzanne Knuiman

T: +61 8 9360 2740

Career Development Advisors:
Alexandra Haaxman
T: +61 8 9360 2447

Jane Foster
T: +61 8 9360 6959

Erica Anderton
T: +61 8 9360 6831

Careers Officers
Kristin Gaerisch
T: +61 8 9360 2596

Alexander Treuren

T: +61 8 9360 2596

2018 Dates
Semester 1: 26 Feb 2018 – 23 Jun 2018
Semester 2: 30 Jul 2018 – 24 Nov 2018
Exam period 1: 9 June – 23 June
Exam period 2: 10 November – 24 November
Employer Visits
Employers are welcome on campus at any time of the year to conduct presentations or information sessions and/or campus interviews, meet with academic staff or to discuss other recruitment needs.  Contact the Careers Centre on +61 8 9360 2596 or Email: to discuss your needs.


We also welcome partnership opportunities with employers for:
- internships, fieldwork placements and other work integrated learning (WIL)
- research
- filling part-time and casual vacancies for students while studying.

Careers Fairs 2018 – check CareerConnect for latest updates

Careers Week

19 February – 1 March (Semester 1).

During careers week, the Careers Centre team will organise a combination of practical career development workshops and various ‘one-day School specific Boot Camps’ for Final year and Penultimate year students to assist in their preparation for approaching the graduate market. Industry specialists will be invited to help host a Speed Interviewing session during the School specific Boot Camps. – Careers Week 2018 is an event not to be missed!

Nursing Career Boot camp

April 2018.

Final Year Nursing students will be presented with practical career development workshops and an opportunity to learn about the application process of ‘GradConnect’, a streamlined on-line recruitment system for newly qualified nurses and midwives

Access Experience Fair

1 August 2018 (Semester 2).

An on-campus Careers Fair promoting Vacation Work, Volunteering, Casual job opportunities and Professional Engagement as an essential employability activity during your studies.