Student webinar: Networking to get you noticed

Nailing your networking and communication skills (both in-person and virtually!) are essential during the job hunt. Joined by Helen McNairney, Career Consultant at The University of Newcastle, we will discuss how to successfully network as an international student, and then how to prepare, what to say and how to follow-up on an interview to help you land the job.

This webinar covered:

  • The importance of a job strategy (and how to develop one)
  • Where you should focus your job search during COVID-19
  • Steps to successful networking
  • Networking virtually
  • Everything you need to know about job interviews

This webinar was proudly sponsored by The University of Newcastle

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University of Newcastle resources:

MaWD – Employability program designed specifically to support  international students, helping them navigate the Australian workplace, identify opportunities and improve employability, identify skills and strengths, improve job applications and interview techniques

Connect88 – Program giving Chinese students the opportunity to share their culture and expertise with businesses in the Newcastle area who are looking to grow their own understanding of China and doing business with China

iLead – Leadership development  program designed to connect students with local, national and international networks, to accelerate professional development and future career readiness. Open to all University of Newcastle students, it combines practical workshops, interactive online learning, professional mentorship and professional placement

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Regional work visas:

Department of Home Affairs: Regional work visas