Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Employability - Career Spotlight

The Career Spotlight series delivers an interesting insight into the career preparation journey of students and graduates in Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology disciplines.

This engaging collection of profiles shares the unique approach each individual has taken to develop their Employability. These profiles showcase a varied range of activities including travel, work experience, internships and volunteer work, and aim to inspire up and coming professionals and reinforce that when it comes to developing your employability, one size definitely does not fit all.

  • Brock Little
    Brock Little

    Current role:
    Aerospace Design & Structures Engineer
    at HeliMods

    Educational background:
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)/Master of Engineering (Mechanical and Aerospace), The University of Queensland

    "I participated in a lot of extra-curricular activities, especially investing my time with organisations relevant to my interests, such as the Australian Youth Aerospace Association (AYAA), Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). I strongly recommend these organisations if you want to grow your professional network and contacts in the companies you want to work for."
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  • Philip Edwards
    Philip Edwards

    Current role:
    Smart Services Engineer
    at Schneider Electric

    Educational background:
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)/Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering), The University of Queensland

    "While I tried out some campus clubs and societies, I have most enjoyed volunteering externally, in a seemingly unrelated activity of running youth holiday programs. This then translated from my thesis with Engineers Without Boarders (EWB) to running EWB outreach workshops which included travelling around regional Far North Queensland. "
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