Employability Week 2023

6-10 March


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Discover your professional self in 2023 with UQ's Employability Week from 6-10 March!

The 21st Century world of work is constantly evolving, and identifying who you are as a professional is important to help you stand out from the crowd.   Further, many of us will have multiple careers during our lifetimes, meaning our professional identity will also evolve. Throughout Employability Week, you will:

  • discover career opportunities that align with your values
  • network with employers from a variety of industries
  • learn to take control of your career direction and discover your very own professional identity

Take part in panel discussions, workshops, networking events and other fun activities that will all help you gain capabilities that transcend your course work and build your lifelong employability.


Featured Event

Careers Expo 2023

9 Mar, 12-4 pm, Great Court 

Discover your dream career at our upcoming Careers Expo! Meet and connect with representatives from top industry companies, learn about available job and internship opportunities and gain valuable insights into different career fields.

Don't miss out - register now and take the first step towards your future career.


See the list of exhibitors   


 Register Here 


Highlighted Networking Events

Do you want to hear from the industry on how they discovered and carved out their career pathways? Come along and connect with industry representatives from up to 60 different organizations and develop your professional networks!

What to expect?

Industry Panels

Don't miss!

Hear from individuals who have navigated and flourished in non-traditional occupations and have harnessed technology and education to make an impact on gender equity.
What are your motivating factors, strengths and interests? Join this session to piece together your Professional Identity by understanding your values, strengths and interests and how these align to different roles and opportunities.
An internship usually takes place over a semester; do you have what it takes to do one in one hour?

WIN with Employability Week!

We want to know what you think of Employability Week 2023. 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 2023.

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 1 x Kindle e-Reader from Amazon

Minor Prizes (6 winners will receive one of the following)

  • One-on-One career consultation with Steven Sorbello (Office Managing Partner, BDO Brisbane) + BDO Merch Pack
  • One-on-One career coaching with an Allied Health Career Coach by Everyday Independence
  • One-on-One Mentor Conversation with Dr Carl Hinze, Partner – Holding Redlich (BA/Law Grad)
  • Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) Course, Chat with Recruitment Team by Bloomberg
  • Company branded merchandise by Rio Tinto

Entries open 10 March and close 19 March.

Terms & Conditions

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