Services for staff

We offer a comprehensive array of programs and services for university staff to complement your teaching activities.

Hire a student

Need an extra pair of hands or more hours in the day?

Our Jobs on Campus (JOC) team worked with over 40 units / schools to fill short-term vacancies. Students are a great resource and bring enthusiasm and flexibility to the workplace.

JOC students have worked in various roles across Western Sydney University including administration, events, student and staff support, design and technology, field work, communications, research, finance and more.

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Guest lectures

We invite you to book a tailored careers workshop or guest lecture for your students. We can contextualise content to suit your particular discipline and also offer a range of generic career development topics.

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Accidental career advisor

Every career is built up from a myriad of experiences. There are no rights or wrongs, but there are some tried and true approaches. While the Western Sydney University Career service provides professional advice, all staff can assist students by listening to, encouraging and guiding students.

If your students ask questions like

  • What jobs does this degree lead?
  • Where can I find degree related work?
  • How can I find a professional placement?

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Employers on campus

Careers has strong links with a range of employers. We can arrange guest lectures, student projects and participation on your external advisory panel. We also host career expos where students and future employers can develop relationships.

Likewise, if you know employers who wish to link with Western Sydney University students or graduates please inform us and we will assist them.

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Work Integrated Learning

The primary focus of this research was to determine the impact of WIL on the development of employability capabilities of students. The research findings categorically confirmed that WIL placements do have an impact on student work-readiness and contribute to employability capabilities, as do simulated activities.

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Resources

We have a broad range of career development resources available to assist you preparing your students to the challenges of the employment market. From our internal careers portal, CareerHub through online modules in Career vUWS to resources curated from globally recognised sources we have all your needs covered.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do we offer? What is CareerHub, vUWS or the Careers Toolkit?

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