Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Event host

EAIT Student Employability Team

30 September 2021 9:30am to 6:30pm


Hawkens Building #50
St Lucia


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Want to enhance your employability but have limited availability to do so?

This one day event will provide engineering, design, architecture and computing students at UQ the opportunity to enhance their career identities, strengths and where their personal and professional values are positioned. Through hands-on, diverse and inspiring sessions, the event will encourage you to start forward thinking about your future careers with content and resources that are needed in addition to your degree to be job ready.

You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Network with industry, alumni and your fellow peers
  • Find out how to gain experience when you have no experience
  • Learn important skills around entrepreneurship, mentorship and future employment trends for 2022 and beyond!
  • Develop technical skills through hands-on masterclasses including interview practice, elevator pitch development and techniques for building resilience and managing stress
  • Hear top tips from UQ alumni and industry professionals
  • Learn about personal branding and LinkedIn

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Essential information

The day is open for all engineering, architecture, design and computing students from The University of Queensland. Every session is run by INDUSTRY and there are sessions to cater ALL our EAIT students and disciplines. Engineering students might be able to claim Type B hours (under Category 8) for attending this event. See the activity table for full details.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea all included.โ€‹ The event will end with an industry mixer where you will join industry professionals, associations and peers and put your new networking skills into practice

Dress Code: Smart/business attire. (Dress for the job you want! You'll be able to get your LinkedIn headshot on the day!)


This event is proudly sponsored by Mott MacDonald. Opening opportunities with connected thinking is our core delivery philosophy.


Turning obstacles into sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. Mott is a global engineering, management and development consultancy focused on guiding their clients through many of the planet's most intricate challenges. Improvement is at the heart of what they offer: better economic development, better social and environmental outcomes, better businesses and a better return on investment.

Mott works best in partnership, helping clients to establish the steps needed to meet their strategic ambitions, using analytical front-end advice that help fund, plan, design, deliver and sustain their goals.
Advice that adds advantage

Their engineers, project and programme managers have taken lead roles in the world's highest profile infrastructure and development projects. Yet design and management are just the tip of a deep iceberg. Clients have access to the vast knowledge of internationally recognised environmentalists, planners, economists, project finance advisors, cost consultants, business strategists and more.

Mott MacDonald's universe of creative thinkers is centred around clients. Whatever their needs or ambitions and wherever in the world they are, we can align the right combination of expertise.



EAIT Student Employability Team
e: employability.events@eait.uq.edu.au