Career Ready Advantage Award

The Career Ready Advantage Award supports you to develop skills and experience employers told us they valued most. You can achieve the Career Ready Advantage Award in three easy steps.

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1.Professional Learning

Develop the knowledge and skills required for success at university and in your career through our partnership with LinkedIn Learning.

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2.Practical Experience

Undertake professional and community-based activities that will give you the skills and experience to set you apart from the crowd. Choose from placements, volunteering, leadership programs, careers workshops, overseas study, and more.

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3.Career Portfolio

Showcase your experience and skills, and collate the information you need to write a high impact job application.

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Requirements for the award

As you develop your skills and experience you will be eligible for the Career Ready Advantage Award. For each of the award levels you will receive formal certification of your achievement and unlock additional opportunities to connect with industry and develop your leadership.

Requirements Silver award Gold  award Platinum award
Professional Learning 4 x La Trobe and/or LinkedIn learning courses 8 x La Trobe and/or LinkedIn learning courses 12 x La Trobe and/or LinkedIn learning courses
Practical Experience 2 x activities 4 x activities 6 x activities

Career Portfolio

  • CV
  • LinkedIn Profile
  • Career Plan
  • Informational interview
  • Example job application
  • Video interview
  • Industry mentoring
  • Elevator pitch
  • Face to Face interview