Careers Exploration Websites
Ace day jobs is a series of five minute video episodes of Australians with innovative careers.
It's about people who really love their work and how they got into it. Often there's a few twists and turns on the way. Sometimes people with great careers started off on one track and ended up on another.
Each episode takes you into someone else's world, and gives you an insight into aerospace engineering, forensic anatomy, science reporting, and many more careers where people are living out their dreams in their work. And there are plenty of suggestions on how to get there.
Find out how to write a ripper resume, or what to do if you donít know what to do, and other frequently asked questions. Or check out the job match to see which featured careers are in your ideal work environment.
Ace day jobs is produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
'The Careers File' tells the stories of young people working in roles associated with agriculture, natural resource management and food processing.
The Australian employment sector that is involved with food, fibre and animal production and manufacture. Horse and dog racing industries are also included.
real life examples of career opportunities with a simple, video based starting point.
Over 2000 Australian Apprenticeships job descriptions can be found on this site.
At http://www.defencejobs.gov.au you can find detailed information on all Navy, Army and Air Force careers, search for jobs and complete your entire job application online. Everything you need to know about joining the Australian Defence Force can be found in the Recruitment Centre of this website.
Steve Waugh presents: Chase your dreams
How to get yourself a job
Getting a Job - Future Directions
Getting a Job Worksheets - Future Directions
Parents Help with Careers - Future Directions
I can do that too Ė Future directions
Do you enjoy or are you good at..?
No Shame Job
The Australian marine industry has some 2700 companies generating a $A5.5 billion turnover and employs 29,000 people.
Download the NSW Marine Industry Careers Guide.
Adapted from the "Surfing the Web to help build a Career" - developed by Charles Impey
Careers in the disability and community care sector.
An Australian Government site for young people, parents, schools and industry.
An American Government careers site.
Especially worth a look, there are over 450 career videos.
Now moved to CareerOneStop with nearly 550 career videos and many other videos including Skills & Abilities videos.
Career planning and employment and job search.
This website features information on careers in science. It also explains how undertaking subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and mathematics in Years 11 and 12 help broaden the choices you can make for university subjects and careers.
A career resource for the community services and health (CS&H) industries.
Catapult is the ABC Online's website about good ideas, invention and innovation.
Careers in accounting.
Select the Victorian branch and then select careers.
Civil construction is anything to do with earth, water or transport infrastructure. In civil construction you can create just about anything from a major freeway, railway, water storage reservoir or new housing subdivision.
The Building and Construction Industry.
The Association of Consulting Engineers (ACEA) have produced a DVD titled "Engineering:Design your world"
It was produced to encourage secondary school students (12 - 15 year olds) into an engineering field (and hopefully consulting!)
Dentistry is a rewarding profession, and a great area of work for young people. Dental assisting, dental hygiene and dental therapy offer immense job satisfaction with great benefits. Dentists lead the oral health team in a variety of professional roles. This website has all you need to know to get involved in a fascinating career helping people in the field of oral health and education.
Information on careers in electrotechnology. Electrotechnology includes any electrical work, automation and control, power generation and distribution, electronics, communications cabling, refrigeration and air conditioning, computer networking, smart wiring and other related fields.
Net That Career. A discipline based online resource where you can search for web based career information about your area of study.
EJN is Australia's leading online resource for environmental job seekers. EJN has produced the first Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia.
The Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS) is a professional organisation which is committed to establishing, promoting and defending the career paths of tertiary trained exercise and sports science practitioners.
Forestry is a huge industry and the job and career opportunities are also huge.
Get SET Search is a free, interactive tool to help you discover the range of science, engineering and technology (SET) careers available to university graduates.
Complete a 10-minute survey to find careers that match your skills and interests.
The Government and Community Safety Industry accounts for just over 17% of the Nation's workforce and represents Local Government, the Public Sector, Correctional Services, Public Safety and the Water Industry.
GCA works to promote and foster employment and career opportunities for graduates from higher education institutions
provide high quality careers education products and services
research first destinations and salaries of graduates and to interpret trends in employment with special reference to graduate employment
Graduate Opportunities in Australia and New Zealand.
Get a free Mini Report or pay for a Complete Report.
The Health Careers kit forms part of a wider project aimed at promoting Multidisciplinary Health careers to rural high school students.
This kit includes information related to health, medicine and nursing programs offered at all NSW universities which offer these programs.
This web site has been funded by the Department of Human Services in the State of Victoria and developed by Kangan Batman TAFE. It is a careers information and resource tool for Secondary Students, teachers, parents, and other interested parties. It aims to introduce students to occupations in HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES and provides opportunities for career exploration in this very large and growing industry.
The mission of this website is to be Australia's largest, free online information and resource community for hospitality and tourism workers.
Information Technology and Telecommunications jobs, career opportunities, education and training courses
Detailed descriptions of a wide range of jobs including information on specific tasks and skills, and education and training requirements for each job.
Practical advice on how to help young people explore the wide range of job pathways and where to go for further information.
Jobs Alive used a TV chat show format to provide high school students with a unique insight into the world of work.
See the 65 career profiles.
Online career exploration and information service for all students and parents.
Manufacturing careers website.
Australian Medical Student's Association (AMSA) Medical School Guide.
2 main sections - one relating to the principles of entry to medicine, and the other about individual universities.
Over 150 descriptions of different career options in music, an extensive professional development section for people working in the music sector, listings of available courses, and articles.
Explore the inner workings of a naval vessel, follow a sailor throughout a 24 hour work day on board HMAS Anzac & track the movements of the Australian Navy over the course of a year through this fun, interactive website showcasing the Navy Lifestyle.
Nurse TV is an Australian community television show made by nurses for nurses. Nurse TV aims to educate the public about the role of the nurse in the 21st century.
The following segment is a promotional film designed specifically to be shown at University Open days.
The becoming a nurse or midwife section of the NurseInfo site will provide you with all the information you need about becoming a nurse or midwife in Australia. This includes information on specialty areas of nursing, graduate nurse programs, scholarships, working conditions, and pay and employment opportunities.
Careers website for nurses and allied health professionals.
Rail transport in Australia is a modern, national industry and a key element in the integrated logistics supply chain.
This site has links to all the railway employers in Australia.
SkillsOne TV airs nationally on Foxtel/Austar (Aurora Channel 183) each week in a block of programs presented as a branded channel and full broadband website featuring videos, rich content and resources.
Smart Moves is an outreach programme for 14 to 18 year old students in rural and regional Australia, promoting entrepreneurship and cutting edge research in science, engineering and technology.
Smart Moves helps students to:
find out about cutting edge careers in science, engineering and technology;
discover entrepreneurial opportunities in science, engineering and technology;
hear from young Australian entrepreneurs and cutting edge researchers;
consider continuing their studies in science, engineering, technology and business.
compiled by Jackie Pittman, Careers Adviser, Northmead High School
The Institution of Surveyors NSW Inc (ISNSW)
TeacherTube is an American resource which provides an online community for sharing instructional videos.
Click on videos and search "careers" for a selection of useful videos.
THE PROGRAM is all about sparking connections between young people and the arts community.
Transportal is the gateway to information about careers and training and education in the Transport and Logistics Industry.
Use the Driver Forums to ask your questions.
How degrees and courses relate to employment opportunities, to life/work planning, graduate destination information, and current issues or material relevant to the employment scene.
Ever wondered what someone does at work - what it's like? How did they get to do that? Would I like it?
Whatcareer interviews people from all careers backgrounds about what they do, and how they started. This is where people talk about their jobs.
A guide to help Year 12 students plan their post-school education and training.
In the Jobs and Careers section find Career profiles on many jobs.
Careers in Manufacturing
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