engage with students

engage with students

we offer a range of opportunities for you to promote your brand and engage with our students.

advertise your work, internship or volunteer opportunities for students

register on macquarie university careerhub to post your vacancies on our online job board available to all students.

for assistance or further information, please contact careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372.

employer presentations and workshops

employer presentations and workshop are currently being offered online. you can showcase your organisation, graduate or internship programs, recruitment process, culture, training or career development opportunities as part of an employer presentation. presentations are for one hour and can be held from week four to eleven of each session.  the cost is $150.

alternatively, you can deliver a workshop on a career-related topic such as resume writing, assessment centres, personal branding, or share insights into your industry for students.  workshops are free of charge and also held for an hour on campus.

registrations for employer presentations and workshops are now open on careerhub.

for further information, please contact careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372.

macquarie student employment

macquarie student employment (mqse) helps students become job ready and facilitates paid employment opportunities on and off campus. paid employment while studying helps students to enhance their employability and develop a range of skills while easing the cost of university study. for employers, student candidates represent a flexible, skilled and scalable addition to your workforce.

macquarie student employment allows employers targeted access to our talented students and students access to a range of convenient and relevant paid employment opportunities.

careers fair + careers week

during the third week of each semester career and employment service organises a week full of career-related events and activities for students. the flagship event of the week is our careers fair with opportunities for employers to connect with students from all faculties.

s2 2020 careers week

monday 10 august12pm-1:30pmcareers in teaching
tuesday 11 august11am-1pmmacquarie student employment program
 1:30pm-3pmcareers in stem
wednesday 12 august5pm-7pmcareers in the legal sector
thursday 13 august12pm-2pms2 virtual careers fair
friday 14 august12pm-2pminternational students - visa options and employment success stories

for inquiries about these events, please contact careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372.

s2 virtual careers fair 2020 - thursday 13 august

with the current restrictions on social proximity, we’ve decided to replace our in-person career fair this year with a virtual career fair.  at this event you will be able to connect with macquarie students and provide information about your graduate programs, internships, and/or other opportunities available to students and new macquarie graduates.  the fair will be attended by students from all disciplines and at all stages of their study program.

this virtual careers fair will be held on thursday 13 august 2020 from 12pm-2pm.

to find out more and to register click here.

for further information about this event, please contact careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372.

industry-based and faculty-specific events

throughout the year the career and employment service hosts a number of events in areas including stem, law, psychology, human resources and marketing and media. details of forthcoming events will be updated on this page. please contact us for further information on careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372.

awards programs

professional development program (pdp) is a workshop series run each session to equip final year students with key skills to enhance their employability. topics include networking, career research, resume writing, and personal branding.

create your future is a specialised program created alongside the widening participation unit.  it also focuses on building comprehensive skills in students to successfully transition them from university study to employment.  the sessions involve students completing at least three interactive workshops, taking part in online activities, and attending a career coaching session with our service.

we invite employers to participate in delivering a session in either of these programs. contact us at contact careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372 for further information.

univative 2020

our yearly inter-university business case competition is back! we are still actively looking for employer partners to present business cases or projects to teams of students from a range of universities. this video provides a glimpse of the impact univative can have on students and your organisation.

please contact us on univative@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372 if you are interested in participating.

career accelerator program

this program is designed specifically for macquarie's top students. the cap will involve a range of industry partners delivering workshops to students and inviting them into their workplace to meet and network with staff. the program will be held towards the end of 2020. please contact us on careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372 if you are interested in participating.


at macquarie university, pace (professional and community engagement) provides opportunities for highly motivated, capable and work-ready student to contribute to partner organisations. you also gain access to an innovative group of academics and researchers and a community of inspiring partner organisations.

our 3000+ partner organisations from local, regional and international spheres span all sectors of the economy and society across private, public, community-based and not-for-profit sectors.

interviews on campus - currently offered online

campus interviews are a convenient and efficient option for both students and employers. employers conducting campus interviews are encouraged to give a targeted presentation whilst on campus. for further information and bookings, contact us on careers@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 7372.

scholarships and prizes

you are welcome to establish a scholarship or prize for macquarie students who excel in specific aspects of university and community life. to enquire about establishing a scholarship or prize, contact the scholarships office on csap@mq.edu.au.

our indigenous community

walanga muru – the office of indigenous strategy provides quality support services to indigenous staff and students at macquarie. you can be involved with our office by:

walanga muru has also developed an indigenous strategy green paper. this paper proposes seven new strategic directions for the university that supports and promotes indigenous inclusion, access and participation. this paper is the first step towards building capacity for indigenous excellence at macquarie.

content owner: career and employment service last updated: 16 jul 2020 12:40pm

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