Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

It is your responsibility to find your own professional practice. Here a few of the many ways you can find your Professional Practie. 

The EAIT Student Employability Team aim to provide you with the support to do this through the following ways: -

  • One-on-one consultations to discuss topics related to your resume, cover letter, job applications, job search strategies through to how to submit your professional practice hours. You can book a consultation here
  • Delivering employability related workshops
  • Arranging Employers on-campus events where you can hear from industry on employability and recruitment related topics
  • Advertising student opportunities via the EAIT Student Employability Facebook Group
  • The Student Preparation Kit is a useful resource for preparing tips on resumes, cover letters, interviews, networking, LinkedIn and more!

Here are some further resources that will assist you in finding professional practice:

  • UQ StudentHub
  • GlobalGrad advertises opportunities specifically for international students
  • Undertake UQ’s free online employability course Employ101x: Unlocking your Employability (remember to use your UQ email address when registering)
  • Seek and CareerOne – sign up for alerts so you are alerted when suitable jobs become available
  • Keep an eye on websites such as GraduateOpportunities.com, GradConnection and GradAustralia for the dates key graduate and vacation programs open as well as handy job-related resources
  • Use your network! Up to 80% of jobs are not advertised and uncovering these opportunities often comes down to who you know! Talk to family, friends, colleagues and peers. Who do they know? Continue to build your professional network by attending industry events  
  • Create a good LinkedIn profile and start building your online network. LinkedIn is a great tool to identify key contacts in your industry. Check out the LinkedIn for Students clip on YouTube.

If you have any doubt about the suitability of a position, please speak to the EAIT Student Employability Team.