Industry and Careers Events

We run a number of events throughout the year that connect students with industry and employers, hosted by both the Faculty of Science and the wider University.

Industry & Careers Events

There are a number of events happening throughout the year that connect students with industry and employers, hosted by both the Faculty of Science and the wider University.

Science Career Conversations

Science Career Conversations, presented by the Faculty of Science, is a series of networking events that gives you the opportunity to hear stories, ideas and insights from industry professionals and alumni on a broad range of topics.

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2017 Careers Events

Event Industry attendees
Your PhD and Beyond - An Industry Perspective
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Dr Nancy Ilaya - Manager of Scientific Affairs and Communications at Estee Lauder in New York City
Science Career Conversations - Environmental Careers in a Changing ClimateERM, The Green Infrastructure Research Group, EY - Climate Change and Sustainability Services Team, John Holland Group, 350.org, EPA, AECOM, DELWP
Science Career Conversations - Discover where Computer Science can take you Amazon, IBM Research, Atlassian, Tiber Resources, Palantir, Thales Australia, Optiver, Kepler Analytics
Science Career Conversations - Forecasting your Mathematical Modelling Career Jane Street, Cogstate, Deloitte, Collingwood Football Club, Bureau of Meteorology, NAB, Biarri
  • 2016 Careers Events
    Event Industry attendees
    Science Career Conversations - Entrepreneurship: New Ways of Thinking
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    Michael Vitale - Wade Institute, Jim Grigoriou - AusIndustry & Business Foundations, Yan Ting Choong - PhD Neurophysiology, Kerry Hegarty - Research, Innovation & Commercialisation at UoM, Nick Hill and Cameron Knox - Allume Energy
    Science Career Conversations - Where in the world can your environmental career take you? World Wildlife Foundation, Senvion, Forest Stewardship Council, Davies Environmental Group, ARUP
    Your PhD and Beyond - Strategies for Surviving and (Career) Thriving Natalie Lundsteen (PhD, Ed.; University of Oxford, U.K.) - Director of Graduate Career Development, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, United States.
    Science Career Conversations - Discover where your maths and physics skills can take you Deloitte, Biarri, Bureau of Meteorology, IBM, Jane Street, Maths Pathways, Optiver
  • 2015 Careers Events
    Event Industry attendees
    Out of the Lab - Discover where your science and maths skills can take you
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    Optiver, Merck Millipore, Teach for Australia, Victorian Government, PwC
    Career Lab - Consultancy, Sustainable Business and Accountability
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    Ernst & Young, Moreland Energy Foundation, Arup, Brett Lane & Associates, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, Environmental Protection Agency 
    Career Lab - The Road to Commercialisation
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    CSL, Hatchtech, Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick, UoM Commercial, Burnet Institute 
    Science Festival - Keynote Address Margaret Wertheim (science communicator, writer and journalist)
    Career Lab - Greening Cities for Climate Change Mitigation  VicRoads, City of Melbourne, Urban Environmental Design, 3000 Acres, RBG Cranbourne, CoDesign, NGIV, School of Ecosystem & Forest Sciences (UoM) 
    Careers in STEM - RhD and Masters Techstaff Group, Geomatics Technologies, Davies Collison Cave, Department of Infastructure Engineering (UoM), Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Grannus Securities Pty Ltd

The fact that the university had organised this panel gave me the opportunity to find out about Optiver and network with their representatives, which ultimately led to my employment with that company - Jonathan, BSc (Operations Research)

Melbourne Careers Centre Events

Melbourne Careers Centre hosts events and fairs for all students throughout the year, as well as providing workshops and career-building services. The workshops can help to assist with your planning across all stages of your degree, and explore ways to gain experience in your field of interest. The centre also provide a Career Express Drop In Service to receive feedback on job applications or talk about any career queries.

Keep up to date on current opportunities for Science students here.