It’s GradWISE Industry Accessibility Week!

GradWISE Industry Accessibility Week is back for 2022! The GradWISE program at La Trobe University is an exciting new partnership designed to provide support and improve employment opportunities for students living with a disability, illness or injury.

If you are a university student living with a disability, mental illness or injury we would like to invite you to their Industry AccessABILITY Week!

GradWISE Industry Accessibility Week includes sessions with speakers from several different organisations who will be able to provide you with information on the graduate opportunities available within those organisations. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions, as well as lunchtime activities to break up the day and tips on how to really make your application stand out.

GradWISE: empowering through employment.

GradWISE’s Industry Accessibility Week will run from Monday, 14 to Friday, 18 February 2022. Each day will start at 9:30am and finish at 2:30pm (AEDT). You can join as many sessions as you like across each day.

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Find session that matches your interests and career goals and register for the GradWISE Accessibility Week.

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Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: GradWISE Industry AccessABILITY Week. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

Find session that matches your interests and career goals and register for the GradWISE Accessibility Week.

Here’s a breakdown of the week’s schedule:

Monday, 14 February 2022

Session one: Clemenger Group – 9:30am to 11:00am AEDT

The Clemenger Group is an advertising, marketing and communications company that operates throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Session two: KPMG – 11:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

KPMG run two different types of graduate programs and offer placements across a wide range of departments.

Lunch time activity: Trivia and brain games – 1:00pm to 1:20pm AEDT

Reset the brain with some fun brain activities!

Session three: Australian Network on Disability – 1:30pm to 2:30pm AEDT

Hear from a representative at Australian Network on Disability and see how they help companies employ people with disability, and design a range of products and services for their customers.

Tuesday, 15 February 2022

Session one: accenture – 9:30am to 11:00am AEDT

accenture are a global consultancy firm operating in over 120 countries. They will be kicking off day two discussing their graduate program and opportunities for growth.

Session two: Australian Government Department of Social Services – 11:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

The Department of Social Services are on a mission to improve the wellbeing of individuals and families in Australian communities. Join the session to discover their graduate opportunities.

Lunch time activity: Stretching – 1:00pm to 1:20pm AEDT

Re-energise with some stretching. There will plenty of options to suit all levels of flexibility.

Session three: Queensland Government – 1:30pm to 2:30pm AEDT

Learn about the culture and opportunities available within the Queensland Government.

Wednesday, 16 February 2022

Session one: Victoria State Government – 9:30am to 11:00am AEDT

The Victoria State Government will take you through their graduate program, career pathways, future opportunities, and inclusive work environment.

Session two: Ernst & Young (EY) – 11:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

Join this session to receive tips on the Ernst & Young application process and learn how their inclusive culture enables students to start making an impact before joining the team.

Lunch time activity: Gratitude – 1:00pm to 1:20pm AEDT

Learn about the power of gratitude and how practising gratitude helps you get the most out of every day.

Session three: Victorian Public Sector Disability Scholarships and Networks – 1:30pm to 2:30pm AEDT

Hear about the Enablers Network – an employee-led association for people with lived experience of disability and their allies in the Victorian public sector.

Thursday, 17 February 2022

Session one: Telstra – 9:30am to 11:00am AEDT

Long-standing WISE partner, Telstra, explains their range of opportunities offered in the graduate program, including network engineering, data analytics, product design, technology consulting, cybersecurity and other corporate positions.

Session two: IBM – 11:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

IBM are a consulting group looking to on-board graduations in roles such as Application Consultant, Business Transformation Consultant, Package Consultant, Security Consultant, Strategy Consultant.

Lunch time activity: Mindfulness – 1:00pm to 1:20pm AEDT

Learn about all thing mindfulness and the benefits practising it can bring.

Session three: AECOM – 1:30pm to 2:30pm AEDT

Understand what it’s like to work alongside industry leaders on projects that help shape and connect our cities and communities.

Friday, 18 February 2022

Session one: Fulton Hogan – 9:30am to 11:00am AEDT

Fulton Hogan specialise in helping our communities operate safely, efficiently and sustainably by building and maintaining their transport and civil infrastructure. They are currently operating graduate programs for Infrastructure Services, Construction, Utilities and Finance.

Session two: New South Wales Government Department of Planning & Environment – 11:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

Join this session to discover what it’s like working for the New South Wales Government and how they are committed to providing equal opportunities to their diverse workforce. Graduate roles include a wide range of career paths, including legal, analytics, policy and more.

Closing activity: End of week reflection – 12:30pm AEDT

Join this session for a reflection on the week and advice about the application processes ahead.

Find session that matches your interests and career goals and register for the GradWISE Accessibility Week.