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Employers on Campus: Meltwater

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 03:00:00 +0000

Driven? Motivated? Ready to have some fun? Come and join us for a jam-packed presentation where you`ll learn about Meltwater`s history, Media Intelligence, as well as hearing from a graduate from UQ! You`ll also get some tips on writing a killer CV! Meltwater is the global leader in Media Intelligence with over 60 offices all over the world. With the Meltwater media intelligence platform our clients can stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically drive brand perception for their company. Join us and work for a company with legendary culture rated Top 15 Best Places to Work! We will also be focusing on how to write a perfect CV in under 10 minutes! Disciplines Targeted: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Business Management and Communication Commerce Economics Law Seating is limited-be sure to register your attendance on StudentHub. Details: 25 July 1:00-3:00 Innes Room, Building 21C St Lucia Campus



Employers on Campus: Australian Computer Society

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:00:00 +0000

The Australian Computer Society is the professional association for Australia’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. We are dedicated to the ICT profession being recognised as a driver of innovation and business – able to deliver real, tangible outcomes. 22,000+ members – 2200 in Queensland Come along to this presentation to get insights into the IT/tech industry and how to prepare for a job in industry. Disciplines Targeted: IT, Computer, and Software Engineering Seating is limited-register on StudentHub to reserve your place. Details: 26 July 2017 4:00-6:00 Terrace Room, Building 14 St Lucia Campus



Employers on Campus: Commonwealth Bank

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:00:00 +0000

With more than 15 million customers in 13 countries worldwide, CommBank is the largest Australian bank and one of the world’s largest banks by capitalisation. Our vision is to excel at securing and enhancing the financial well-being of people, businesses and communities. To deliver on our vision, we have a set of values to inform the way we do business. These are integrity, collaboration, excellence, accountability and service. Come along to this presentation where we will discuss opportunities for our 2017/18 Summer Intern Program and explain potential fast-track to 2019 Graduate Program. This presentation is open to all disciplines. Seating is limited-register on StudentHub to reserve your place. Details: 27 July 2017 4:00-6:00 Terrace Room, Building 14 St Lucia Campus



Employers on Campus: Sponsoredlinx

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 03:00:00 +0000

We deliver Advanced Online Marketing Strategies for businesses to gain more online traffic, convert sales & retain customers with our leading edge expertise and innovative technology whilst providing a first class customer experience. SponsoredLinX CEO, Ben Bradshaw, will be presenting on successful Online Marketing Strategies and opportunities to work within digital marketing. Seating is limited-register on StudentHub to reserve your place. Details: 1 August 2017 1:00-3:00 Terrace Room, Building 14 St Lucia Campus



UQ Idea Hub - Winter Session

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0000

The UQ Idea Hub is a practical, hands-on program that provides aspiring entrepreneurs with the skills and knowledge needed to begin their startup journey. The Winter Session is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students, young alumni (within 10 years of graduation) and UQ staff. This program will run every Tuesday for six weeks from 5.00pm-7.30pm in the purpose-built co-working space at UQ`s St Lucia campus. You will learn from successful local and international startup founders, investors and business brains about everything from ideation and market validation, to how to protect your intellectual property. So if you have a great idea, or you`re interested in working in a startup team - sign up on the UQ Idea Hub website and come along. More info about the UQ Idea Hub is available here: www.ideahub.uq.edu.au or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @UQIdeaHub.



Employers on Campus: US Tax Central Australia Pty Ltd

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 23:00:00 +0000

USTaxCentral Australia provides professional cross border tax solutions between the US and Australia for businesses, US expatriates living abroad and US property investors. We are looking for motivated undergraduates and graduates aspiring to enter the tax profession to join our team and be fully trained in all aspects of our business. Internships and vacation employment is also offered. Seating is limited-register on StudentHub to reserve your place. Details: 3 August 2017 9:00am-11:00am Terrace Room, Building 14 St Lucia Campus



Employers on Campus: Robert Bird Group

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Robert Bird Group is a leading international structural, civil and specialist engineering consultancy business built upon delivering structural and civil engineering excellence worldwide. We transform inspiring visions into successful realities, offering innovative, collaborative, flexible, and proactive solutions. Seating is limited-register on StudentHub to reserve your place. Details: 3 August 2017 4:00pm-6:00pm Terrace Room, Building 14 St Lucia Campus



UQ Volunteer Expo

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

9th Annual UQ Volunteer Expo Here is the perfect event for you to get workplace experience and give back to the community! Many employers are looking for well-rounded graduates who have more on their resume than just study. Volunteering is a great way to enhance your skill set, meet new people, gain local referees, and give back to the community. It’s a win-win situation! The various not-for-profit and charity organisations are looking for volunteers in a broad range of roles-from event management and marketing to accounting and social work. Come along to explore opportunities, get experience, improve your resume and develop your community spirit! Volunteering: Add credibility to your career. This is a free event and all UQ students and staff are welcome to attend. Holt Room UQ Union Complex Building 21C Wednesday 9 August 2017 10:00-1:00



SRS Stats for Agricultural Researchers

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:45:00 +0000

The SAFS Researchers Society (SRS) is holding the `Stats for Agricultural Researchers` Seminar Series this August! The proposed activity is an applied Statistics workshop, especially designed for agricultural science researchers who work with complex samples that require advanced experimental design and statistical analyses. SAFS academics and experienced researchers in the areas of agricultural and food science will provide a 30-minute seminar about how they’ve incorporated experimental design and statistics in their research work, and then engage in an open forum to address questions from the audience. This event will run from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm and registration starts at 9:45 am. Questions and comments will be entertained in an open forum to be held after all guest speakers have spoken. Morning tea will be provided after the first speaker has spoken and then a pot-luck lunch that is regularly run by SRS will be held at the conclusion of the seminars and open forum. These social activities in between and after the talks will be the moment where further questions and/or clarifications about the talks will be entertained. Register to attend this event: http://bit.ly/srsstat Learn more about SRS: https://uqsafsrhd.wixsite.com/srs-uq



Employers on Campus: LinkedPower

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 04:30:00 +0000

LinkedPower is the professional HR service provider, whose clients are Australia Chinese Companies. LinkedPower aims to create a brand new ecosystem for cross cultural talents. Our vision is to break through the cultural barrier and to improve the use of human resources, in order to improve our clients` international competitiveness and sustainability. In this presentation, we will discuss the importance of career planning, the ways to develop job leads, how to read information from a job advertisement, and the career paths for different positions. We will also discuss secret tips for international students on how to nail jobs. Seating is limited-register on StudentHub to reserve your place. Details: 15 August 2017 2:30-4:30 Terrace Room, Building 14 St Lucia Campus



Engineering and Technology Careers Night

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:00:00 +0000

The evening will include the opportunity to: Hear from recent Engineering & ICT graduates about their experiences in the industry so far. Talk to lecturers and current students about the programs available. Discover why UQ provides students with the best foundation for a career in Engineering & ICT.



Employers on Campus: Carlton & United Breweries/AB In Bev

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) is one of Australia’s most iconic companies. We locally brew some of Australia`s most famous beers including Victoria Bitter, Carlton Draught, Pure Blonde, Great Northern, Matilda Bay and ciders including Strongbow, Mercury and Bulmers, as well as distribute some of the world’s leading international brands including Corona, Stella Artois and Budweiser. Targeted Disciplines: Business Management and Communication Commerce Economics Engineering Seating is limited-register on StudentHub to reserve your seat. Details: 17 August 2017 10:00am-12:00pm Terrace Room, Building 14 St Lucia Campus



Employers on Campus: Shell

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:00:00 +0000

An Assessed Internship is an excellent way to get to know Shell from the inside and immerse yourself in the energy industry. You’ll have full day-to-day involvement in actual projects, selected to match your interests and abilities. Internships will be available in Perth and Queensland. In this presentation, we will be discussing graduate & intern opportunities, how to solve a case during assessment, tips for a successful application and video interviews. We will also discuss Innovation and Engineering projects in Shell & QGC. Seating is limited-register on StudentHub to reserve your place. Details: 17 August 2017 1:00-3:00 Terrace Room, Building 14 St Lucia Campus



UQ Gatton Open Day

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 23:00:00 +0000

Description: Learn about careers in agriculture, agribusiness, animal studies, veterinary science, plant science, food and the environment at our Gatton Open Day. Hear from leading researchers and current students about the diverse and exciting opportunities available to UQ Gatton students and graduates. Check the program for more information on scheduled tour times.



UQ Idea Hub - Spring Session

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 +0000

The UQ Idea Hub is a practical, hands-on program that provides aspiring entrepreneurs with the skills and knowledge needed to begin their startup journey. The Spring Session is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students, young alumni (within 10 year of graduation) and UQ staff. This program will run every Wednesday for six weeks from 5.00pm-7.30pm in the purpose-built co-working space at UQ`s St Lucia campus. You will learn from successful local and international startup founders, investors and business brains about everything from ideation and market validation, to how to protect your intellectual property. So if you have a great idea, or you`re interested in working in a startup team - sign up on the UQ Idea Hub website and come along. More info about the UQ Idea Hub is available here: www.ideahub.uq.edu.au or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @UQIdeaHub.



Postgrad Advice Night

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Have your coursework and research questions answered, at UQ`s Postgraduate Advice Night. Discuss your study options, attend seminars, explore the campus and find out how UQ`s world-class postgraduate qualifications can help advance your career.