Careers and Pathways

Careers News

Year 11 and 12

Year 11s

If Year 11 students want to discuss career options they are welcome to book an interview with Careers on the interview sheet outside the Careers Office.


Year 12s

Please book in for a compulsory Careers Interview to discuss career pathways after Year 12. Make a booking on the Careers Interview Sheet outside of the Careers Office. Compulsory Careers Interviews will be scheduled on Compass if students have not already booked one.


Year 10

Work Experience for Year 10 students will be held from Monday 24 June to Friday 28 June 2019. Students should explore websites and talk to family and friends of family about opportunities to do work experience. Students need to obtain placements by 1 April 2019. Students will look at work experience options during Pathways classes. Students are welcome to come to the Careers Office to discuss Work Experience options.


Information sessions

Austin Health – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Careers Week

Austin Health is pleased to offer a Work Experience Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Secondary School students seeking to learn more about careers in the Health Industry. The program in 2019 will run from September 16 – 20, during which time students will be mentored by staff across a number of different departments with the opportunity to participate in simulation labs and observe a range of Health services in action.

Applications for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Careers Week are processed in partnership with Banyule Nillumbik Workplace Learning. For details on how to apply, please see below.

How to Apply

Secondary school students who wish to apply for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Careers Week are requested to complete all sections of the application form below and return to Banyule Nillumbik Workplace Learning at

Student Application Form (Word Format)

*NB. Students must be over the age of 15 at the time of their placement. Placements are available in one week blocks only and limited to one placement per student, per year. If you have any other queries regarding the Austin Health Work Experience Program, please email Banyule Nillumbik Workplace Learning at

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Code Like a Girl: Junior Workshop – Coding Skills for the Web

12 April | 2.30pm – 5.30pm | Brunswick


To the untrained eye, code can look like something from the secret service. But in just two hours with Code Like a Girl, you’ll be creating your first HTML/CSS project and putting some new skills in your coding toolbox!


This interactive and fun workshop will cover the following:

• What is the language of the web?

• How do you create HTML documents (websites)?

• What are HTML and CSS and what’s the difference anyway?!

• How to style your new webpage with CSS


Code Like a Girl is a social enterprise committed to liberating the talents of women and girls by providing them with the confidence, tools, knowledge and support to enter, and flourish, in the world of coding.

Where: Siteworks, 33 Saxon St, Brunswick VIC 3056 Participants: Girls, aged 14+

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Young Women Leaders in AI

It’s a 12-month journey. Starting with our 6-day AI Leadership camp, followed by ongoing mentorship.

We’re scouting Australia for talented individuals who are ready to think big. If you’ve already got AI ideas, or if you simply like the sound of pursuing a passion that really will change the world then get your application in as soon as you can. Places in the program are capped to achieve a remarkable mix of young women.

Who? Women ages 16-26 from all over Australia.

Leadership Camp - 12th to 17th April 2019 | Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast, QLD

Applications close 17 March 2019

Participation in the program is Free. However, any cars, planes, trains and accommodation you need are not included in the camp.

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YDAS seeking emerging young leaders

The Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) and Awards Victoria are running a pilot program called the Emerging Young Leaders Program for young Victorians who are emerging leaders. Join this free program and gain skills, knowledge and confidence in leadership, advocacy and community outreach.

Young people aged between 14 – 19 and identify as having a disability, being Deaf, neurodiverse and/or having lived experience of mental health issues can apply.

Find out more information and apply here.

Applications close Sunday 24 February.

If you have any questions regarding the application, program, or accessibility needs, please contact Simon Green at 0447 678 653 or


Scholarships & Competitions

#STEMstart – $20k grant for the next superwoman of STEM

Are you the next superwoman of STEM? Do you know someone who is keen to expand their skill set and kick-start a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Enter for your chance to win a $20,000 grant to support your career in STEM.

Applications are open for female Australian residents aged 17+