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Top Job Application Tips from a HR Professional
Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) wanted to find out what hiring managers are actually looking for. What are the things that separate someone who gets an interview from someone who doesn’t?
Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/2DD3mH9
Celebrating International Youth Day Nestl? needs YOUth to unlock the power of potential
The Nestlé needs YOUth initiative is a global program to help equip the next generation for employment through internships, apprenticeships, graduate programs, and partnerships with education providers. Nestlé is at the cutting edge of emerging technologies such as IoT (Internet of Things), Artificial Intelligence, Analytics and Data Strategy, Network Transformation, Robotic Process Automation, Journey to the cloud and Cyber Security Acceleration. For more information, please visit https://www.nestle.com.au/en/youth-initiative.
2021 Career Mentoring Program
Expressions of interest are now open for Year 10 students wishing to participate in the Career Mentoring program. Students who are successful in their application will be matched with a mentor from the community based on their career and life interests. The mentors will help students develop the knowledge, skills and experiences associated with their chosen field. Responses to this expression of interest should be submitted by Friday 6th November and through the online form here. If you are interested in becoming a Mentor for the 2021 program (or beyond) and would like more details about the program, you can download the brochure here.
The one-stop shop for everything TAFE NSW
So many tools, so many resources! Make sure you check out the new TAFE NSW Online Resource to make it easy for you to guide and inform your high school students about their study and career options. It’s also a great resource for parents. Visit the online resources here.
The ATAR & Subject Selection for Year 10
If you missed out on UAC’s presentation for Year 10 students and parents, or would like to watch it again, visit: https://youtu.be/MGo9Q6Hbvls
The ATAR & applying through UAC for Years 11 & 12
Watch UAC's presentation for Year 11 & 12 students and parents, explaining the ATAR, scaling and applying through UAC for 2021. Visit https://youtu.be/l20L9xMoi0c.
Students wishing to complete work experience from Term 3 onwards need to complete a new Student Placement Record. This form is to be submitted AT LEAST 2 WEEKS BEFORE the proposed placement date. Year 10s should viist the Year 10 Careers Canvas page, Year 11s should see Ms Tenedora (click to email)
2020 HSC Study Guide
The 2020 HSC Study Guide is available now. Produced in partnership with The Sydney Morning Herald, this year’s Guide is full of practical information and advice, including:
- strategies for keeping healthy
- tips for effective study techniques
- helpful advice from past HSC students and HSC markers
- real HSC exam questions and more.
2020 Open Days
Many institutions are offering virtual, online open days for 2020, others are offering online tours and information sessions instead and others are still confirming the format of these due to COVID-19 restrictions. Confirm details with the institution you're interested in by visiting the UAC page: https://www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/open-days. A list of upcoming dates will be emailed to students and parents in Years 10, 11 and 12.