Looking to prepare for the graduate job hunt?
Interested in launching your career in Education or Government?
Join this program to:
Kickstart your grad job search and learn from industry experts
Manage your time strategically during the recruitment process and master skills for online networking
Practice video interviewing and virtual group assessment
Open to final year undergrad students from all faculties.
Registrations for the T2 2021 program are closed. Visit here regularly for T3 program updates.
The program is designed to prepare students to successfully manage their job search. You will learn about online networking skills, video interviewing and virtual group assessment techniques.
The program will also include participation in an online industry session and practicing in a virtual mock assessment.
Is It For Me?
To be eligible to apply for the program you need to meet the following requirements:
- A current UNSW student
- Preparing to apply for graduate jobs
Note: Numbers for the UNSW Next Step Program are limited, you are not automatically accepted into the program even if you meet all the eligibility requirements, your application will be assessed.
Applications Open: Thursday 17 June 2021
Applications Close: Wednesday 30 June 2021
3 Day Program Delivered Online: Monday 6 - Wednesday 7 July 2021
Frequently Asked Questions
How often does the UNSW Next Step Program run?
The UNSW Next Step Program runs three times a year in T1, T2 and T3.
If I apply, does that mean I am automatically accepted into the program?
No. Numbers for the UNSW Next Step Program are limited, you are not automatically accepted into the program even if you meet all the eligibility requirements, your application will be assessed.
Once accepted into the program, do I need to complete any pre-program activities?
Once accepted into the program you are required to complete the Career Futures Inventory Questionnaire. This is a short online survey which is designed to assess your attitudes towards career planning. The survey will be sent to your email directly by the UNSW Careers team if you are offered a place on the program.
I have classes on during the program. Am I able to participate for only part of the day?
This is a 3-day online program which includes compulsory live sessions and flexible online learning activities. The live sessions require attendance at their set times (see below):
Monday 5 July: 12:30 -1:30pm and 4:30 – 6pm.
Tuesday 6 July: 2 - 3pm.
Wednesday 7 July: 2:30pm – 5pm.
Will I be contacted after the program?
The program is designed to assist students in landing a job after university. As part of the application process we will request your permission to contact you after graduation to collect employment data. Data will be used for reporting purposes only and individual data will remain anonymous.
If you have any questions about the program contact [email protected]