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Research into careers and industries

  • Career Resources - online research via the UTS Careers Service website
    • Careeropedia, a searchable database of websites by discipline area and careers topic. Topics include Occupational Information, Graduate Tips, Labour Market, Salaries and Professional Associations
    • Where UTS Graduates Go provides information by degree on where UTS graduates are working and their job titles, based on the Australian Graduate Survey.
    • Equity@Work, a database of career related websites organised by targeted equity group and categories of careers information
    • Going Global includes company profiles, industry information, guides and access to other careers and job search resources globally
  • The UTS Careers Service Resource Centre is located at the Careers Service on Level 3, Tower Building, Broadway, offering a range of job search and career related books and multimedia resources. Read the CareerFAQ occupational guides, watch the DVD about interviews and assessment centres, do some psychometric and aptitude tests, and browse employer brochures.
  • Information Interviewing – gather information about jobs and possible careers by interviewing people who already work in similar jobs. These people are the experts on their career area and industry!
  • Identify appropriate employers via Graduate Directories such as Graduate Opportunities and Unigrad (opens external sites) for companies who recruit from your discipline. Review companies who promote their vacation and graduate programs via the UTS Campus Recruitment EventsCareeropedia provides links to online directories of organisations by discipline, and don’t forget the Yellow Pages (opens external site)! You can also access directories such as the B&T Directory (Media, Advertising, Marketing and PR organisations/companies at the Career Resource Centre).
  • Job Outlook (opens external site) is a careers and labour market research information site providing occupational and industry information including job prospects and salaries.
  • Volunteering in relevant roles within charitable and not for profit organisations is a valuable way to experience a potential career. Check online volunteering websites such as Seek Volunteer and Volunteering NSW (opens external sites), look at the Volunteering topic on Careeropedia, and approach organisations directly to identify opportunities – consider which organisations represent issues that are meaningful to you. Volunteering can also be a key strategy for gaining experience in your field to put on your resume.