YOU’RE THE VOICE: Hitchener tells all

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

Exciting futures: Check out the Postgraduate Expo!

This year, La Trobe is hosting a Postgraduate Expo across the Bundoora, Bendigo and City campuses, and we encourage everyone to head on down and check it out for yourself! The Postgraduate Expo is a great way to expand your future possibilities and network with future employers. Success stories after completing your postgrad are not uncommon. Osama Al-Ghnaimat, or Sam, is a current postgraduate student … Continue reading Exciting futures: Check out the Postgraduate Expo!

I’m half way there! Interning reflections

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

The ins and outs of securing an internship

In this post, Paige introduces us to how to go about organising an internship and the steps she took to arrive at the Wise ASSC blog. I stumbled across the Wise ASSC Blog internship during semester one, when I was reading through my LMS subject ‘Professional Internship’, which is apart of my Media and Communications degree. I had previously been looking elsewhere to source an internship … Continue reading The ins and outs of securing an internship

A Day In The Life: staying motivated

It’s that time of year, it’s cold, you’re tired and the university break seemed to have flown by. After a well deserved break, hopefully you’ve had some time to think about the upcoming semester. If you’re anything like me, sometimes, it’s hard to keep your motivation going and your overall morale begins to slide. University is a marathon, not a sprint, so it is inevitable … Continue reading A Day In The Life: staying motivated

Interning to expand your learning and potential

Our guest blogger, Brigitte Theuma, Bachelor of Commerce, continues to share her internship journey at Ford Motor Company Australia. In this post, she gives us some insights into what she has learned so far.  From my time at Ford I have learnt that this company really embraces everybody’s strengths and works together to complete projects. They not only have their marketing teams work together, but also further expand this … Continue reading Interning to expand your learning and potential

The start of an eye opening opportunity: Self-sourcing an internship

Brigitte Theuma, Bachelor of Commerce, has just started an internship at Ford Motor Company Australia Limited and joins us as a guest blogger this semester to give us the lowdown on how she found this fantastic opportunity!  The first time I thought about doing an internship, I was looking through my subjects and saw that there was an opportunity to self-source an internship. In the beginning, I … Continue reading The start of an eye opening opportunity: Self-sourcing an internship