Check that you can work in Australia with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP):
Check if your existing qualifications and skills meet Australian standards:
Workplace entitlements vary across the world. Learn what these are in Australia:
If you are unsure of your work rights in Australia, contact us to make an appointment.
Many employers want to hire people with work experience and a range of skills. A good way to get experience is to volunteer or do a professional year, internship or vacation work.
Learn about different job hunting methods.
Check the classified section of newspapers and journals. They only advertise in the hardcopy edition.
Graduate positions and graduate programs are jobs specifically for new and recent graduates. Recruitment occurs each year during March and April.
Companies with graduate programs are recruiting five or more graduates at a time. They generally have structured, professional development to advance you to the senior levels of the organisation. Graduate recruits may spend 1-3 years in a specific role or rotate through different areas of the organisation.
To learn more about graduate programs, see:
The Victorian Government recognises that overseas-qualified professionals and skilled migrants often find it difficult to access job markets due to lack of local networks and professional references.
Broaden your network by joining an association linked to your industry. This will give you industry information and contacts to help your job search.