In this guest post, Isabella Blazevic, shares her experience developing employability skills through freelancing. It’s tough juggling both school and work as a student. You want to be able to study and get the marks that you want, but on the other hand, you need the money and experience. I remember feeling the same way with my previous part-time job. But now, I have the … Continue reading How Freelancing While Studying Can Build Your Employability
Have you ever thought, “Gee, I’d love to intern at the Wise ASSC blog”? Well, it’s your lucky day because we are looking for an intern for Semester 2! If writing is your passion, and you have a spare elective and want to take an internship subject in Semester 2, such as ASC3WPP or MAC3INT, then we want to hear from you. If you want … Continue reading Intern at the Wise ASSC blog
Calling all students interested in a career in Commerce or Business (or any field at all), now is your chance to get a foot in the door!! The Commerce Students’ Association are back and bigger than ever in 2020! This is all starting with the introduction of a new Careers Directory on our website. Through our partnership with GradAustralia/Prosple, you can now search for graduate … Continue reading Get ahead with the Commerce Students Association!
Do you want to undertake a placement and gain credit for it in Semester 1, 2020? We have some great opportunities available to you on-campus and off-campus! Am I eligible? If you have completed 120 credit points and have a spare elective, you can express interest in any of the placements. Click here for internship information, including a list of available positions. How do I … Continue reading Get career ready AND earn credit!
For her first instalment in the series, Stephanie had the opportunity to sit down over a coffee with popular household name, Peter Hitchener, at the Channel Nine studios in Melbourne. Mr Hitchener’s personal experiences and advice for students is simply inspiring – teaching us that all opportunities are a result of hard work. Lights, camera action. The clock strikes 6pm and the daily one-hour broadcast … Continue reading YOU’RE THE VOICE: Hitchener tells all
Completing an internship is one of the most beneficial things that you can do during your degree. Not only does it look awesome on your resume, but it gives you an opportunity to demonstrate what you already know, and put all that theory into action! The Grattan Institute internships provide opportunities for tertiary students or recent graduates interested in public policy to develop their research … Continue reading Grattan Institute Internship Opportunities
I honesty can’t believe it’s the middle of semester. Time really does fly when you’re having fun -and super busy! But, I’ve finally hit the half way mark of my internship (and last semester of uni), and boy is there a long way to go! So far, I’ve learnt that opportunities are endless. At the beginning of my internship, I thought that I would be … Continue reading I’m half way there! Interning reflections
Are you a student in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce? Are you looking to undertake a placement in semester 2? Do you need financial assistance? La Trobe University is supporting students who undertake placements between 1 July to 3 November 2019 by offering the opportunity to apply for an Employment Grant! An Employment grant is a one-off amount of $1000 to assist … Continue reading ASSC Employment grants up for grabs!
Paige is our new intern at the Wise ASSC blog! In this post, she shares a little bit about her journey so far as she comes to the end of her final year at La Trobe. Hi, my name is Paige and I’ve just begun as an intern at the Wise ASSC blog-I’m so excited! I hope that in my time here I can bring … Continue reading Diving into the deep end
As Rhiannon reaches the end of her internship, she reflects on her time here at the Wise ASSC Blog and La Trobe. The past eleven weeks have flown by, and I’m getting closer and closer to finishing my degree. With six months left, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to undertake this internship. The team at the blog have helped me develop my … Continue reading Internship reflections: Time Is Flying By