Contact the careers team

Career support and advice at university is about helping you get started in your career. Our careers team can talk to you about finding a job, work based learning, or volunteering opportunities; provide guidance on how you can make decisions about your career; and connect you to programs to develop your career readiness.

If you are seeking advice on changes to your enrolment or choosing elective subjects, please visit ASK La Trobe to speak with a course advisor.

Read on to learn more about careers support available at La Trobe.

Access Career Support and Advice

Webinars

Career Ready Essential Webinars

Webinars covering a broad range of topics are available throughout the year to help you develop your employability, both in semester and out of semester. Come along to learn more about:

  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interviews
  • How to develop experience
  • LinkedIn
  • Finding part time work
  • Key selection criteria
  • Industry experience
  • Career Ready Advantage™
  • Career planning
  • How to research your career options

Book into a webinar

If you can't find a webinar at a time that suits, we have a recording of all webinars available on CareerHub and the ON24 platform accessible via our Events page.

View a description of the webinar topics (PDF 134kb)

Career Ready Appointments

Career Ready Appointments

Please note: You are encouraged to attend a webinar prior to accessing appointments (see details on the webinar tab). Most students find these very helpful, and there are opportunities to ask questions.

You can attend a Career Ready appointment to gain 1:1 advice on how to develop experience or create a job application with impact.

Our career appointments are available via video or phone. Some appointments are available face to face on the Bundoora campus.

Book an appointment

Not able to attend an appointment? No problem, you can access an online feedback service for resumes and application documents through CareerHub.

Career Consultations

Career Consultations

Are you looking to start thinking about career planning, undertaking career research? Or maybe you are wanting to clarify future career direction and alignment of your course of study to career aspirations?

Career advisors are available to provide tailored 1:1 career guidance and counselling.

Career consultation appointments are available via video or phone. Some face to face appointments are available on the Bendigo campus.

Book an appointment

Career Questions

Career Questions

Have a careers related question for the team? Post a CareerHub question and receive brief recommendations and advice.

Ask a Question

Alumni

Information for Alumni

Alumni can access Career Ready appointments and career consultations after graduation. They have ongoing access to all resources, including LinkedIn Learning and can attend events. Events and resources can be accessed via CareerHub.

Alumni wishing to attend a careers consultation or careers appointment will need to submit a login request.
For access issues Alumni should email careers@latrobe.edu.au

Staff

Information for Staff

The Employability and Work Integrated Learning team is available to support staff from across the university to connect curricular and co-curricular experiences to our sector leading program, Career Ready Advantage™.

Our team can support you with:

  • curriculum and assessment design consultations
  • career development learning modules and assessment tools to support your teaching
  • identifying career development learning resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, and Big Interview
  • tailored careers information and support for your students
  • support to identify and connect with industry partners
  • coordination of discipline specific industry and career events, networking and information.

For information about our main services:


Career Information

Access an extensive suite of current and topical self-help resources to assist you in reaching your career goals.

View our extensive suite of current and topical On Demand self-help resources to assist you in reaching your career goals.

Careers Resources

Information and direction on finding a job, volunteer roles and virtual experience programs

  • Access information sheets
  • Search listings for job and volunteer roles
  • View online workshop/webinar recordings
  • Research and connect with employers looking to hire graduates in Australia and around the world with EmployerConnect
  • Access virtual experience programs via Forage

Information and direction on applying for jobs

Topics may include:

  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interviews
  • LinkedIn
  • Networking
  • Finding part time work
  • Developing skills and experience
    • Access information sheets
    • Recordings on these topics can be accessed here
    • Big interview - online interview skill development and practice.

Information on exploring career options

  • Access information sheets
  • Workshops and events around exploring career options are advertised on CareerHub
  • The Career Summaries are based on the jobs and companies La Trobe graduates have gone on to work in, and the technical and transferable skills students can develop throughout their course.

CareerHub login problems

Use your student username (e.g., students\12345678) and password to login to CareerHub. If you are having difficulties logging in, please contact:

Student IT Support