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Skillset jobs here in Tamworth for now or 2014
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 16-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Skillset has a number of apprenticeships and traineeships available throughout central western NSW including Tamworth and is urging students to register. Skillset Mentors ensure each apprentice/trainee is receiving appropriate on-the-job training; completing their TAFE work; paid correctly and on time; and is fitting in well with their host company. Skillset apprentices also have the security that if things don’t work out, Skillset will place the apprentice with another company wherever possible. Students can register any time.
For more information, visit www.skillset.com.au/Registerwithus

UNSW COMPUTING Winter School 2013
Career Choice: Posted 16-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Held July 8th to 12th. Rather than attend all of the events throughout the week, which might not be relevant or of interest, students may pick and choose from the offerings and then apply to one or many modules.
For more information, visit www.computing.unsw.edu.au/school-programs/winter-school/

WEP's Volunteer Abroad
Gap year: Posted 16-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
WEP's Volunteer Abroad provides school leavers with an opportunity to travel overseas, gain meaningful work experiences and sometimes even learn another language. Programs start every week and are flexible in duration. For more information, please visit the site, email judithortmann@wep.org.au or call 1300 884 733.
For more information, visit www.volunteerabroad.com.au

Health careers
Career Choice: Posted 16-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
My Health Career offers over 100 videos about 10 different health careers from REAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS!! Everything from the future of pharmacy in Australia to the difference between a nutritionist and a dietitian, to 8 areas of specialisation in podiatry… plus much more. Go to the website to enter your name & email address and receive FREE updates.
For more information, visit www.myhealthcareer.com.au

ICMS -Internat College of Management - Manly
Private Colleges: Posted 16-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
In February 2014, ICMS will introduce 4 new specialisations to it Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) program: Entrepreneurship & New Business Development, Global Business Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Marketing & New Media Management. The BBM combines core business studies with specialist electives and can be completed in just 2.5 years including a 9 month industry placement. Students can apply through UAC from early August 2013
For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au

Teaching scholarships - applications open Monday
Scholarships: Posted 16-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
teach.NSW Scholarships - Year 12 can apply for a scholarship worth up to $28,000 for their university study! Teach.NSW offers valuable Teaching Scholarships. Applications open on 20 May and close in October 2013. For the latest information on what the 2013 subjects areas are, from 20 May go to the website.
For more information, visit www.dec.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-centre/school-careers/teaching

UTS - guest speakers here next Tuesday
Universities: Posted 15-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Technology Sydney is right in the middle of the city. Find out what it has to offer you as an HSC student at McCarthy. They will be here at recess in A Block and talk about courses, entry programs, scholarships, why go to their uni, strengths etc.

IT -Day in the Life of a Systems Administrator
Career Choice: Posted 15-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This article details the roles of a systems administrator, technology used, and who would be suited for a job as a systems administrator.

For more information, visit blog.martincollege.edu.au/index.php/studying/day-life-systems-administrator/

The School for Excellence Exam/Study Tip #6
HSC: Posted 15-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The latest exam/study tip from The School for Excellence covers how to effectively memorise information.

For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/HSC-2013-Study-Tip-6-FINAL.pdf

Accounting Cadetships - great option
Cadetships: Posted 15-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
KPMG Cadetship Recruitment Program. Applications close Fri 21st June, 5pm.The KPMG Cadetship Recruitment Program is based in Sydney and offers cadetship placements to students intending to study a commerce or business degree with a major in accounting or information systems. Cadets will be offered a permanent full-time job with KPMG on graduation. Information Session: Thu 23rd May, 4:30pm to 6pm at KPMG Sydney Office, Level 15, 10 Shelley Street, Sydney.
RSVP to NSWgradrecruit@kpmg.com.au

For more information, visit www.kpmg.com/AU/en/careers/Graduates-Students/Cadetships/Pages/default.aspx

Careers Expo - Wed May 22
Career Choice: Posted 15-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Be thinking and researching who you want to talk to see, what questions to ask, who offers what course you are interested in etc. See me to get a list of which places offer courses you are interested in doing or will lead to careers you want to pursue.
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.nsw.edu.au/careers/

Notre Dame’s 4 Day HSC Study Intensive for Year 12
HSC: Posted 15-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Achieve your personal best in the HSC! During this four day program, experienced HSC teachers and markers will show you how to avoid the most common examination mistakes, study effectively, deal with stress and understand important course content. Morning tea and lunch included.Dates: Monday 8 July to Thursday 11 July 2013. Cost: $285 per person. Find out more and register at the website.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/events/notre-dame-hsc-study-week

Bonus Points book for this year
Universities: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out what you get for what subject and in what course. ALL in one book in the Careers Room.

UTS engineering scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
See me

Careers Expo - Wed May 22
Career Choice: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Look out for more details. You will be bussed over to the TRECC. Make plans of who to see and what you want to find out.

Gap year with Lattitude
Gap year: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The application deadline for volunteering placements next year is Friday 21 June 2013. Students who are interested in applying can download an application form here. We will have a guest speaker, an ex student, talking about his experiences in the first week of Term 3. They are also offering the opportunity for one lucky winner to receive a free return flight to their Lattitude placement next year! Lattitude say:The competition is open to any students applying for a 2014 placement by our application deadline date; 21 June 2013*. We are running the competition on Facebook and it is really easy to enter - applicants just need to like our page Lattitude Global Volunteering - Australia and tell us in 50 words or less why they want to volunteer with Lattitude for a chance to win.

For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au

Sound Design and Editing Short Course
Career Choice: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sound Design and Editing Short Course with Metro Screen Date : 12th May 2013 Time : 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue : Metro Screen Cost : $505. This course is a brilliant way to ensure you can record, design and edit the perfect sound track to your next masterpiece. Lots of great productions are let down by poor quality sound, be the hero by recording clean dialogue, creating atmosphere and adding audio effects. During this part time short course, you will design a complete soundscape for an existing film excerpt and complete practical exercises recording sound in a variety of locations, whilst troubleshooting common problems.
For more information, visit metro@metroscreen.org.au

App for job hunting
Job vacancies: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Government JobSearch Smartphone App allows users to search for job vacancies & employment services providers across the country. Copy and paste these links. Apple Users: https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/australian-jobsearch/id630317030?mt=8 Android Users: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=au.gov.deewr.ajs01

Occupational Therapy
Career Choice: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Please go to the website
For more information, visit www.myhealthcareer.com.au/occupational-therapy/

Australian Chamber Orchestra String Workshops
General: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
These workshops are free of charge and are for secondary and advanced primary students who play violin, viola, cello or double bass.Sydney: Wed 31st July, 1pm to 4pm (Apply by Mon 13th May). Armidale: Wed 18th September, 10am to 1pm (Apply by Fri 2nd August)
Bellingen: Thu 19th September, 2pm to 5pm (Apply by Fri 2nd August). Canberra: Fri 18th October, 1pm to 4pm (Apply by Fri 2nd August)

For more information, visit www.aco.com.au/education/school_programs/string_workshops

Australian Chamber Orchestra Emerging Artists Prog
General: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 31st May.Talented young string players with performance experience aged between 18 and 27 are being sought for the ACO Emerging Artists Program. Emerging Artists will take part in performances, receive private lessors with their mentor, prepare for auditions and get access to ACO rehearsals.
Contact: Vicki Norton on (02) 8274 3876 or Vicki.norton@aco.com.au

For more information, visit www.aco.com.au/education/emerging_artists

HSC in the Holidays
HSC: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC in the Holidays offers a range of free HSC resources and holds HSC preparation exams and workshops throughout the year. Workshops are held at 5 campuses in Sydney and Wollongong.Upcoming Events:Mon 1st to Fri 12th July: HSC Trial Preparation Exams. Mon 23rd September to Fri 4th October: HSC September Workshops

For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au/

Careers in Automotive
Career Choice: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
MAAP My Future: Find out information about pathways to careers in the automotive industry, different employment opportunities, industry news, and get in touch with an automotive career adviser or mentor.

For more information, visit maapmyfuture.com.au/

Australian Catholic University’s Uni Experience &
Universities: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sample the degree of your choice at ACU’s University Experience program and hear from university academics that have set and marked HSC subjects at ACU’s HSC Enrichment Days.University Experience:Tue 9th July – Canberra Campus – Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Nursing, Paramedicine & Social Work. Thu 11th July – North Sydney Campus – Business, Environmental Science, Law & Health Sciences. Fri 12th July – Strathfield Campus – Exercise Science & Psych.
HSC Enrichment Day:Tue 9th July – Strathfield Campus – Economics & English Wed 10th July – North Sydney Campus – Law & Business

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/future_students/undergraduate/experience_uni_before_you_start/eve

UQ course guide for 2014 has arrived.
Universities: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Details of courses, the uni etc etc

Ultimate Science career & course guide 2013
Career Choice: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to study something in science but don't know what or where a course will lead you, this is for you. Please see me.

IMPT: ATARs for all uni courses in Australia 2013
Universities: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This very important book has arrived so if you are wondering what ATAR was needed this year to get into any course in Australia, I have the answer.

How to get intoGriffth Uni without the ATAR
Universities: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for the QIBT booklets form 2014 if you want to go here but don't think you will get the ATAR needed.

QUT Open Day 28th July at Gardens Point, Brisbane
Open Days: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
I have a copy of the program for the Open Day.

Deakin University in Victoria 2014 book
Universities: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Details of courses to be offered next year at the Melbourne and other campuses have arrived. Please see me for a copy.
For more information, visit www.deakin.edu.au

Uni of Newcastle 2014 books have arrived
Universities: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Details of courses to be offered next year at the Newcastle and Central Coast campuses have arrived. Please see me for a copy.

Stressed? Concerned about Year 12? The HSC?
General: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Please have a look at this website to help you through this year. There is a lot of good advice and suggestions.
For more information, visit https://www.thedesk.org.au/login?login

Followup to Health Careers Forum last term
Career Choice: Posted 9-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you attended this, please see me as I have an envelope for each student who was there.

Careers after an Economics degree
Career Choice: Posted 8-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
What can this lead to?
For more information, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihTLKhTAQi4

Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Economics
Career Choice: Posted 8-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Which is right choice for you and what is the difference? Check out the UNSW youtube clip
For more information, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihTLKhTAQi4

UNE Open Day program
Open Days: Posted 1-5-13 Deadline - No Deadline
See the website or download the app. If you are unable to attend or wake up sick, please text me on 0422600014. Mrs Barrett
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/for/future-students/landing/2013-Open-Day-Program.pdf

Careers in the automotive industry
Career Choice: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Please check out this website.
For more information, visit maapmyfuture.com.au/

Big Accounting Co-op Scholarship at UTS
Scholarships: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS sent this: With 98 scholarship students currently enrolled, the UTS BAcc is Australia’s largest and most successful business co-op course. Our list of industry partners is a Who's Who of Australia’s best employers: Allianz, American Express, AMP Capital Investors, Axiom, Brambles, Brookfield, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, CCA, Cuscal, DEXUS, Ernst & Young, Johnson & Johnson, KordaMentha, KPMG, Lend Lease, Lion, Macquarie Group, NAB, Perpetual, PwC, TNT, Unilever, Westpac. 2. Applications will close Friday 7 June, for students hoping to start the course in January 2014.This is a much earlier closing date than other university courses, but has proven very successful as it allows us to match the Chartered Accounting firms’ timetable. Like them, we will be making up to 25 guaranteed offers in July, allowing applicants to weigh up any BAcc offer at the same time as the CA firms make cadetship offers. A second round of applications will also be taken, closing much later in the year, but only limited places will be available. So please encourage interested students to apply in June.3.The BAcc application form is available at our website.

For more information, visit www.bachelorofaccounting.com

Medicine courses in 2014 & UMAT
Career Choice: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you plan to apply for medicine courses in 2014, you’ll need to sit UMAT on 31 July this year. Registrations close on 7 June. Visit the UMAT website for more details. Please see me for some recently received material from UMAT.

For more information, visit www.umat.acer.edu.au/

Get an $80 voucher for market research
Universities: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University Future Student Market Research. Macquarie University is conducting market research into how to best reach high school students, and they are offering $80 retail vouchers to high school students willing to take part in the program. Please mention mhscareers.com! Contact: email@insidestory.com.au with the subject ‘Future Student Research’ or call 9299 9979 and ask for Cynthia.

HSC exam/study tips
HSC: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The School for Excellence HSC Exam/Study Tips: Tips 1-5. The School for Excellence periodically releases tips for studying for upcoming HSC Exams. The last 5 tips have covered how to get the most out of school, homework, school holidays, information retention and more.
Contact: 1300 364 173 or admin@tsfx.com.au

For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/hsc-study-tips

Gap Year Medical Placements
Gap year: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Hospital work experience for students who are applying to medical or nursing school. Placements for students from age 16 upwards in Africa, India and the Caribbean.

For more information, visit www.gapmedics.com/

Volunteering Solutions
Gap year: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Volunteering Solutions provides volunteering opportunities in 20 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin/South America. Programs include long-term volunteering, internships, summer holiday programs and two week short courses. Contact: sunny.c@volunteeringsolutions.com or vinod.s@volunteeringsolutions.com

For more information, visit www.volunteeringsolutions.com/

Macquarie University HSC Chemistry & Physics Enric
HSC: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University is holding HSC enrichment programs which will cost $70 and will include lectures and workshops on core and elective subject areas of the HSC Chemistry and Physics syllabus. Bookings must be made online. Chemistry (Wed 10th July, 8am to 4:25pm): http://shop.accessmq.com.au/index.php?q=content%2Fchemistry-hsc-enrichment-day. Physics (Thu 11th July, 8am to 4:25pm): http://physics.mq.edu.au/community/HSCenrichment/ . Contact: farah.khan@mq.edu.au or (02) 9805 3153. If interested, please see me regarding accommodation options on campus.

UNICEF Young Ambassador
General: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Sun 5 May.Australians aged 15 and 24 are invited to apply to become UNICEF Young Ambassadors. If successful, they will address important child rights issues both in Australia and around the world. Contact: (02) 8917 3212 or education@unicef.org

For more information, visit www.unicef.org.au/Act/Be-a-UNICEF-Advocate/Become-a-UNICEF-Young-Ambassador.aspx

Engineering & Technology Cadetships
Career Choice: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for the 2013 Engineering & Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program run by Professional Cadetships Australia (PCA). Engineering Cadets will combine work within the Naval Marine business of Rolls-Royce Australia with university study in Sydney in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or naval architecture. Alternatively, cadets may choose a flexible entry engineering degree.
Technology Cadets will combine work at the Westpac Group in Sydney city with university study in computer science, information technology or information systems. Alternatively, cadets may undertake a commerce or arts degree and select information systems as one of their majors. Technology Cadets will be well-placed to pursue a career in ICT and/or business. Applications for the ETCAD Program close on 21 June. Students apply online

For more information, visit www.etcad.com.au

Royal Military College (Duntroon) Live Facebook Ch
Career Choice: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 1st May, 6.30pm - 8.00pm. An RMC Instructor and two cadets in their graduating year will be on hand to answer questions about the college and to discuss their educational experience.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/368793496558812/

University of Notre Dame Day in the Life of a Nurs
Career Choice: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 3rd July, 10:30am.160 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
Find out what being a nursing student at University of Notre Dame would be like. Contact: Sydney@nd.edu.au or (02) 8204 4404

For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/events/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-nursing-student

Study with QANTM College for a Day
Career Choice: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 13th July & 12th October, 9am to 4:30pm. Experience a full day of hands-on training in the field of creative digital media.

For more information, visit sydney.qantm.com/en-gb/content/2421/Events_and_Workshops

International College of Management Sydney Open Da
Private Colleges: Posted 30-4-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sunday 18th August 151 Darley Road, Manly. Contact: rwise@icms.edu.au or 9466 1030

For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au/apply/test-drive-icms/open-day.html

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