Employability Week

7-11 March

Get the edge in 2022 with UQ's Employability Week.

The 21st Century world of work is continually changing, and many of us will have multiple careers during our lifetimes. Throughout Employability Week, you will learn about career opportunities, engage meaningfully with employers, alumni and other industry partners through presentations and networking sessions, as well as participate in a wide suite of interactive workshops and talks that will empower you to take control of your career direction and unlock your future potential.

You can expect to take part in panel discussions, workshops, networking events and other pop-up activations that will all help give you skills that transcend your course work and build your lifelong employability.

Employability Week Update

Due to the recent weather event and campus closures, Employability Week is moving online. A number of sessions have been cancelled but where possible sessions have been moved online to ensure that Employability Week can be delivered successfully. Explore what is available and we will connect with you on Zoom!


WIN with Employability Week!

We want to know what you think of Employability Week 2022. We are giving you the chance to win one of a host of prizes just by letting us know what you think of Employability Week 2022.

All you need to do is attend an Employability Week online session and complete the survey that will be emailed to you at the end of the week to go into the draw to win.

Major Prize

  • 1 of 2 $100 Pre-Paid Visa Gift Card from UniSuper

Minor Prizes (10 winners will receive one of the following)

  • One-on-One career conversations with Prosple
  • One-on-One career conversations with Volunteering QLD
  • One-on-One Lunch with Clinical Lead Therapist from TherapyPro
  • One-on-One career chat with UQ Alumni

Entries open 11 March and close 20 March.


Terms and Conditions

What's happening?

With networking events, workshops, panel discussions and more, no matter what stage you're at in your career planning, you can be sure there will be something that's right for you throughout the week.

Industry Panels
Gain insights from industry on how to stand out from the crowd, learn about the recruitment process and more at our selected industry panels throughout the week.
From resume reviews to building the perfecting your personal brand, there are heaps of practical workshops on offer during the week to give you the edge.
Give yourself the edge and meet industry professionals, alumni and recruitment professionals to help you get the right mindset before seeking graduate employment at one of the networking events across the week.

Do not miss!

7 Mar 2022
Hear from panellists on the value and impact of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to develop an enriched understanding of positively contributing to local organisations.
8 Mar 2022
Do you ever worry that you are not qualified enough or doubt your value when applying for jobs? In this Panel hear a range of diverse perspectives from industry professionals on how they have grappled with their identity and value.
10 Mar 2022
Not sure where your degree can take you? This panel will provide insights in how an open mind and entrepreneurial outlook can create opportunities for success in often unexpected ways.

COVID Safe Events

All events and spaces are operating in line with current guidelines. We ask that you please practice social distancing at all times.

You may attend an event or activity at a UQ location providing:

  • Have not been in close contact with an active COVID-19 case and are required to quarantine
  • You are feeling well and have not had a fever, cough, sore throat, headache, distorted sense of taste, shortness of breath, chills, vomiting or any cold/flu like symptoms within the last 24 hours.