Job Ready

Employment and Communication Skills for STEM Students – a short course

About Job Ready

Do you have the skills you need to get the job you want?

Job Ready will develop your communications skills and enhance your employability so you’ll stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs.

This 6-week program is designed specifically for undergraduate and graduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics students. For 1.5 hours each week, you will take part in workshop-style classes that cover topics including; Networking, Public Speaking, Effective Resumes, and How to be Successful in Interviews.

Job Ready will not only help you in your studies, but you will also come away with the skills to effectively convey your achievements and talents to employers.

There are no compulsory assignments or marked coursework, however, minimum attendance is required for successful completion.

As a professional skills course, Job Ready also satisfies the criteria for the Leaders in Community Award professional skills requirements.

How to apply

Due to the nature of the course, enrolment numbers will be restricted. We will select applicants on the basis of a short written piece outlining why you want to be a part of the course (max 200 words).

Applications for semester 1, 2020 will open soon.

Please note, this course is only for students studying in the Faculty of Science.

Hear from previous students

Each session was jam-packed with information and exercises. Jen and Julia are masters at coordinating the program and making sure you don't waste a minute of your time in Job Ready. I signed up without knowing what to expect, but I am so happy that I did! Jamie Jie Mei Liew, Job Ready semester 1, 2017
I think all university students should have to take some modules similar to this, just so you know what comes after uni. Lachie Talbot, Job Ready semester 1, 2017
I went to uni on Tuesdays just for Job Ready! David Zhang, Job Ready semester 1, 2017