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Attention Year 12 2017 - Destination Survey
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
McCarthy does a Destination Survey each year so we can get an idea of where our students head and in what directions. This will only take a few minutes and will help us in our planning for future students. You can also help by passing this on to your friends and classmates. Please copy and past this link: https://jobjump.com.au/destination#?school_id=299&school_token=4e31e50be8bc2796c9f747e070b0a95f7e1ce81d6fea5c3b01cb476c2ae12d16 Thank you for your help and cooperation. We wish you in the best in life after school. Mrs Barrett and all at McCarthy.
For more information, visit https://jobjump.com.au/destination#?school_id=299&school_token=4e31e50be8bc2796c9f747e070b0a95f7e1c

Defence Force visit - 11.05 Tuesday A1
Career Choice: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about joining the ADF - army, navy, airforce. Lots of info.

ADF Gap Year Applications Open
Career Choice: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
A Gap Year in the Australian Defence Force is more than just a great way to try out a career in the Navy, Army or Air Force. It’s a fulfilling year of adventure, experiences, mateship, learning, leadership and travel.
Find out more - https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/students-and-education/gap-year/?faqCategory=1454724d-6b5c-4a69-b6fd-7ce4341b9fa4&faqTag=recruitment-process

For more information, visit https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/students-and-education/gap-year/?faqCategory=1454724d-6b5c-4a69-b6fd

UTAS Marine Discovery Scholarship - Marine Biology
Career Choice: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies is offering a scholarship to four Tasmanian and five interstate students to live the life of a marine biologist on Maria Island for five days. The program is open to Year 11 and 12 students and will run 18 – 23 April. Completion of the program will also count towards one unit of study at the University of Tasmania. Applications close Tuesday 27 February. Application forms can be received here –
For more information, visit https://secure.utas.edu.au/imas/study/undergraduate/marinediscoverycompetition

Meet the Keeper at Taronga Zoo
Career Choice: Posted 8-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
15 March 11 April 26 October 8 November. Meet a Keeper is a one-day program for students 14 years and over who have expressed an interest in a career at the Zoo. The day includes a seminar presented by a range of Zoo staff to learn aspects of working in a zoo environment, including qualifications, career opportunities, core responsibilities, careers structures and wages. RSVP

For more information, visit https://taronga.org.au/education/sydney/meet-keeper

UMAT - medical & dental students
Career Choice: Posted 8-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Prospective medical & dental students need to sit UMAT. Test date 25 July
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), who is again administering the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT) has opened registrations for UMAT. Senior students are likely to need to sit this exam if they would like to apply for dentistry or medicine in 2019.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/umat-2018-registrations-open

Visit by the Defence Forces has been booked
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in the army, navy and airforce, defence force gap year, defence university scholarships, getting a trade, general entry, officer entry then make sure you listen to the morning notices for the reminder of the date and time. Put Tuesday 13th Feb at lunchtime in your planner.
For more information, visit https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/

Rural Career Guide if you want to work in Ag?
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about the different careers you can pursue in a variety of rural industries and places.

For more information, visit www.ruralcareers.net.au/

Not sure what to do???
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
My Big Tomorrow is a careers website that helps you find your dream career, learn about what people in different jobs actually do all day, and see which courses you can do to get to where you want to go.
Check it out here – http://www.mybigtomorrow.com.au/

For more information, visit www.mybigtomorrow.com.au/

Climate and weather
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Bureau of Meteorology AVAILABLE IN MELBOURNE. As Australia's national weather, climate, ocean and water agency, we offer students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in our core weather and science services.

For more information, visit www.bom.gov.au/careers/work-experience/

Game design, animation and visual effects
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
AIE Work Experience - Students in Years 10–12 can request work experience at the Academy of Interactive Entertainment. If you’re interested in game design, animation or visual effects, you should think about applying for work experience at AIE. Find out more – http://www.aie.edu.au/StudentInformation/workexp

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/StudentInformation/workexp

Work experience with CSIRO
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
We offer high school science students the chance to gain first-hand experience of our core research in a scientific environment. Official applications for 2018 will open in March and successful participants will be notified by the end of May.

For more information, visit https://www.csiro.au/en/Careers/Student-and-graduate-opportunities/Work-experience

Thinking of being a forensic scientist?
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
There are a lot of myths about this. Find out the real info here
For more information, visit https://careerswithstem.com/mythbusting-jobs-forensic-scientist/

ADF Work Experience
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
The Defence Work Experience Program provides young Australians interested in Defence as a future career, the opportunity to sample life in Defence and learn more about the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Australian Public Service (APS). There are lots of different opportunities, so check out the work experience placements that are on offer. Contact: Defence.WorkExperienceProgram@defence.gov.au

For more information, visit www.defence.gov.au/workexperience/

3 week short course in construction at TAFE
Career Choice: Posted 4-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
3 week short course in construction.This program is aimed at school leavers or any young people seeking skills in the carpentry trade. Start date: 4 Dec but you can still get in. End date: 21 Dec. Days: M/T/W/T. Times: 8:30am - 4:00pm. Cost: Nil. How to register: Contact TAFE Customer Support Officer on 6768 2207. Course requirements: Safety boots (steel cap not mandatory), pen/pencil, notepad. More info: Contact Grant Bowden on 6768 2253 or 0428 523 461.

Want to help and care for people?
Career Choice: Posted 28-11-17 Deadline - No Deadline
If you’re interested in working in the care sector but don’t know what you want to do, take this quiz to narrow down your options.

For more information, visit https://www.carecareers.com.au/page/career-quiz?

Jobs of the future!
Career Choice: Posted 28-11-17 Deadline - No Deadline
For more information, visit https://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/careers-advice/

Jobs in demand
Career Choice: Posted 23-11-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out which occupations have skills shortages
See a comprehensive listing of careers facing skill shortages here:

For more information, visit https://www.employment.gov.au/occupational-skill-shortages-information

Commercial Pilot
Career Choice: Posted 23-11-17 Deadline - No Deadline
A career among the clouds? 19 February- Sydney Flight College has now opened expressions of interest for its flagship AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane) course. Open to school leavers 18+. Tel: Matt Piers on 02 9709 8488.
For more information, visit www.sfcaero.com.au/training-packages/avi50215

ACU Business/Commerce/IT at Strathfield from 2018
Career Choice: Posted 16-11-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Whether you travel the world for international business, enter the finance field or launch a marketing agency – a career in business means opportunities. It’s up to you which one you chase, but no matter your goal, we can help you reach it. And with us, you’ll get more than your usual business degree. You’ll learn how to act in business to create positive and sustainable change.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/courses/undergraduate/business

Interested in studying law?? Guest speakers on Fri
Career Choice: Posted 16-11-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Business/Law or Science/Law or Arts/Law or Music/Law??? Come and listen to three young lawyers to hear what they have to say. They have worked in Sydney and Tamworth. Find out: -What you can study, where and why-Where a law degree can take you in terms of jobs.-what advice they want to share. AV Room at 12.45-1.15 tomorrow. This is open to all McCarthy students including those who have just finished the HSC and have applied to law courses at university.

Step into the Shoes of a Chartered Accountant
Career Choice: Posted 16-11-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Chartered Accountants display exceptional thinking and a superior grasp of business that truly marks them as unique in the marketplace. They work at some of the highest levels in business as chief financial officers, CEO’s, senior managers and partners of some of the world’s largest organisations.

For more information, visit https://studentedge.org/career-life/find-a-career/chartered-accountant

See What a Young Fashion Designer Does
Career Choice: Posted 16-11-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Steph owns her own label and shares how she got into fashion design, explains what a typical day looks like and provides advice for someone who is looking at entering the fashion industry .

For more information, visit https://studentedge.org/career-life/find-a-career/fashion-designer

Find out about mechatronic engineering
Career Choice: Posted 26-10-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Forty-four per cent of jobs are under threat from automation, according to CSIRO. And it’s not just manufacturing, even jobs like accounting and law are at risk. But the news is not all bad. Just as fast as robots are replacing jobs, new careers are being created and many of them are in robotics.

For more information, visit https://careerswithstem.com/mechatronic-engineering/

Becoming a commercial pilot
Career Choice: Posted 26-10-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 12 Open Day with Free Air Experience Flights at Sydney Flight College
19 November Bankstown Airport. Becoming a commercial pilot is easier than you think, and at Sydney Flight College our Passion for Flying can get your students in the air. We are proud to offer free air experience flights to the first ten Y12 students to register for our open day. To register for a free flight visit or call us on 9709 8488:

For more information, visit bit.ly/2xI2Weo

Cookery, Patisserie or Hospitality
Career Choice: Posted 26-10-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Trial a Trade training for new Cookery, Patisserie or Hospitality Students. 12 December 2017 or 16 January 2018. 10.00am to 12.00 noon. William Angliss Institute Sydney are hosting free 2 hour sessions. For anyone interested in commercial cookery, patisserie, events & hospitality or Barista coffee training. This hands on training is fun and informative Please book your spot by clicking on the following link

For more information, visit https://www.angliss.edu.au/register-for-trial-a-trade

Explore Backstage Careers at NIDA
Career Choice: Posted 26-10-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Closes 29 October. There’s still time to apply to NIDA in non-acting courses which open pathways to employment in events, theatres and concerts. HSC school leavers are encouraged to apply for Bachelor of Fine Art courses in Costume, Design for Performance, Properties and Objects, Technical Theatre and Stage Management.

For more information, visit https://apply.nida.edu.au/

New Year 12 students interested in engineering
Career Choice: Posted 26-10-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Honeywell Summer School 10 - 15 December in Sydney. Honeywell Engineering Summer School (HESS) aims to give NSW and ACT high school students a better understanding of what engineering is and how it works in everyday life. Successful applicants will spend six days living at Dunmore Lang College. Over the week, students will attend lectures & demonstrations at five prestigious NSW universities. They will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with professional engineers employed by government, private companies, researchers and academics in a wide range of engineering disciplines.

For more information, visit https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/portal/event/honeywell-engineering-summer-school

Law Insight Evening – University of Newcastle
Career Choice: Posted 26-10-17 Deadline - No Deadline
21 November . 5.30pm to 7.30pm. The Faculty of Business and Law at the University of Newcastle invites students in years 10 and 11 and their families to an information evening to learn about the Newcastle Law School. Register online:

For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/law-insight-evening-tickets-37438254828?aff=eac2

Diploma Of Aviation Sydney Flight College
Career Choice: Posted 16-10-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded a AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane) by TAFE NSW (RTO ID 90003)

For more information, visit www.sfcaero.com.au/training-packages/pathway1

Paramedic Traineeships
Career Choice: Posted 17-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Applicants who have no prior medical experience can apply for the Trainee Paramedic (vocational entry) role. Through the Trainee Paramedic vocational entry training pathway, you will undertake the nationally-accredited Diploma of Paramedical Science over three years, delivered by the NSW Ambulance Education Centre, Rozelle, Sydney.

For more information, visit www.ambulance.nsw.gov.au/Employment/Paramedic-Positions/Becoming-a-paramedic.html

Want to learn to fly a drone???
Career Choice: Posted 17-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Learn the essentials of flying a drone with TAFE NSW Coomealla. Registrations are now open for TAFE NSW Coomealla’s new Drone Essentials Short Course. Delivered as a blended online and practical course, it includes an online learning component which students complete before taking part in practical training. The drone essentials course includes training in aviation safety and rules, how to set up a drone, operations, flight and software.

For more information, visit https://www.rit.tafensw.edu.au/courses/detail/drone-essentials-statement-of-attainment-2017-836998

Bachelor of Nutrition Science at ACU
Career Choice: Posted 17-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
See the course outline here: https://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/health_sciences/course_updates/2018_new_undergraduate_offerings/?_cldee=Y2FyZWVyc0BtY2NhcnRoeS5uc3cuZWR1LmF1&recipientid=contact-f95c820a1bbce61180f73863bb360c48-2f0447ab74ad439a98463423ad0109c2&esid=9dc3868e-db82-e711-8104-e0071b668851
For more information, visit https://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/health_sciences/course_updates/

Guest speakers - accountancy Friday lunchtime
Career Choice: Posted 17-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Open to all Year 10, 11 and 12 students considering business, finance, accounting, combined law courses. Come to the AV Room at 12.45.

Teach NSW - live chat on Facebook
Career Choice: Posted 17-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
teach.NSW will be hosting a Facebook live chat on Tuesday 29 August @ 5pm for those interested in teaching as a career. We are offering HSC students, their teachers and parents/carers, uni students and career changers the opportunity to talk to the teach.NSW team and special guests Eddie Woo and Nancy Penfold, about the fantastic opportunities available to them! Key representatives from the department will be available to answer questions and chat about opportunities offered to students, including how they can get paid to study with our scholarship programs. Applications for scholarships will close on Friday 15 September and time is running out! To join the event, participants should register on the teach.NSW Facebook event page. Facebook friends can also be invited to the event.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/470031210020527/

Accounting as a career / course GUEST SPEAKER
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
ACCOUNTING Have you thought about becoming an accountant? How good at Maths do you have to be? Why do most CEOs and Managers of businesses have an accounting background? Can I do work experience in Tamworth? What are accounting cadetships?How much will I earn? What courses can I do?What subjects do I need to do?A guest speaker from ICAANZ NW Group will be here at lunchtime in the AV Room on Friday to talk to interested students and answer these questions + more.

Australian Merchant Navy
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
See what life is like and what you need to do to be part of the exciting world in the merchant navy.

For more information, visit www.australianmerchantnavy.com/whatwedoatsea.htm

Want to be an archaeologist?
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Check this out!

For more information, visit www.sciencemag.org/category/archaeology

NSW Police Force Exam Dates and Locations
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Police Entrance exams are coordinated every 6-8 weeks in locations across Sydney and Regional NSW. ACER will open registrations for up to two (2) exam sessions at a time. Exam dates currently available for registration are as follows: 26 August - Liverpool, Granville, Padstow, Newcastle, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour & Dubbo. 14 October - Alexandria, Liverpool, Granville & Newcastle
Further 2017 dates: 2 December - Alexandria, Liverpool, Granville, Newcastle, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour & Dubbo

For more information, visit https://nswpolice.acer.edu.au/register

Psychology, Nursing or Social Work?
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
This article from The Footnotes interviews different people at the beginning of their careers to give you some insight into studying and getting a job in psychology, nursing and social work.

For more information, visit thefootnotes.com.au/psychology-nursing-social-work/

Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Final year Dental Science students share their tips for starting university

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zn0QFx_bk1o

Want to be a doctor???
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
My Health Career: How Long Does It Take to Become a Fully Qualified Doctor

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/how-long-does-it-take-to-become-a-doctor

SALT – Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
SALT – Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen aims to support women and girls who are (or want to become) tradies.

For more information, visit https://saltaustralia.org.au/

Sydney Trains Apprenticeships 2018
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Trains Apprenticeships 2018– Applications Close 6 August.Do you want to be part of an exciting organisation that impacts hundreds of thousands of customers each day? Facilitating over a million trips a day, Sydney Trains operate quick, frequent and reliable trains. We offer employees stimulating and rewarding work, as well as unique employment experiences concentrated on career progression, learning and flexibility.

For more information, visit https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/sydney-trains-apprenticeship-2018-77977

Want to be a barber?????????
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Study Barbering at TAFE NSW. With the demand for barbering, TAFE NSW have introduced Australia’s first barbering apprenticeship course along with an exciting range of flexible course options for current barbers and hairdressers wanting to specialize.

For more information, visit tafebytes.com.au/barbering-at-tafe-nsw/

Thinking of studying law?
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
This event is being held in Tamworth and hosted by UNE for students and parents. RSVP by 24 July.
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A career as a vet
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
This website gives an overview of the career of the veterinarian and the salary range that a new graduate might expect. The site also provides a list of Australian universities that facilitate the Bachelor of Veterinary Science.

For more information, visit essendonvet.com.au/careers/a-career-as-a-veterinarian

Becoming a psychologist
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
There are three different pathways that allow the individual to complete the necessary period of supervised practice as pathways to becoming a registered psychologist.

For more information, visit www.psychologyboard.gov.au/Registration/Provisional.aspx

Changes to psychology 4+2 pathway
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
The Psychology Board of Australia has released revised guidelines for the 4+2 pathway to becoming a registered psychologist.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/psychology/revised-internship-program-guidelines

Careers with Maths Stories
Career Choice: Posted 29-6-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Careers with Maths Stories
For more information, visit https://careerswithstem.com/profiles/campaign-manager/

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