Increasingly the UTS Careers Service is working collaboratively with Faculty staff to provide career development content contextualised to and supporting discipline areas. Examples of work that we currently deliver include:
Curriculum. Development of two subjects with career development content in conjunction with HELPS and FEIT (IT), and HELPS and Faculty of Business. The first is an undergraduate IT elective subject taught by IT staff. The second is a compulsory subject in the Master of Professional Accounting Extended taught by HELPS staff. Both include lectures/workshops delivered by Careers staff.
Careers Research Assignment. Designed for compulsory first year UG subjects delivered by Faculty staff in courses in IT and Mathematics.
Career Skills Workshops. Delivery of skill development workshops such as job search, resume writing, interview skills, goal setting in a range of courses including: Engineering- Diploma of Professional Practice, Business- B. Accounting, Leisure Sport and Tourism, Design- Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Visual Communication, FASS- Information and Media, Public Relations, Law.
Events for Faculty. Science -Biomedical Careers Forum involving UTS graduates working in various roles or further study presenting to current students; Business: providing speakers for Careers & Majors Day; Law: facilitating Careers and Alternate Careers in Law forums; Careers Fairs for Education, Engineering, Health.
Website resources. Our website has resources categorised by Faculty and discipline area which may be useful for staff as well as students. They include Careeropedia which includes information on employers, associations and agencies, student profiles and academic tips, Where UTS Graduates Go which lists employers and roles derived from Graduate Destination Surveys over several years, Online Resources (podcasts, web and hard copy references) and Equity@Work for special needs groups. We welcome your input to this section of the website.
Resource podcast. Currently developing a resource podcast for a core subject in the new FASS Communications degree.
If you would like to discuss how the careers service might contribute to your subject or discipline area please contact Marijke Wright firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 9514 1473