Are you a final year undergrad? Are you looking for grad jobs in this economic uncertainty?  

Join this program to: 

  1. Understand the COVID-19 impact on graduate employment and get advice from industry experts  

  1. Master online networking skills and manage your job search competitively 

  1. Practice video interviewing and virtual assessments 

Build confidence and take the next step to landing a grad job during COVID-19 and beyond! 

Term 2 2020 applications are now open!

Apply now

 

What's Involved?

The program is designed to prepare students to successfully manage their job search during uncertain economic times. You will learn about online networking skills, video interviewing and virtual assessment techniques. 

The program will include participating in an online industry Q&A panel and practicing in a virtual mock assessment centre.  

Is It For Me?

To be eligible to apply for the program you need to meet the following requirements:

  • A current UNSW undergraduate student
  • In your final year of study at UNSW
  • Currently applying for graduate jobs

Note: Numbers for the UNSW Next Step Program are limited, you are not automatically accepted into the program even if you meet all the eligibility requirements, your application will be assessed. 

Key Dates

Applications Open: Monday 25 May 2020 

Applications Close: 11pm  Sunday 21 June  2020 

2 Day Program Delivered Online: Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 July 2020 

Frequently Asked Questions

How often does the UNSW Next Step Program run?

The UNSW Next Step Program runs three times a year in T1, T2 and T3. 

 

If I apply, does that mean I am automatically accepted into the program?

No. Numbers for the UNSW Next Step Program are limited, you are not automatically accepted into the program even if you meet all the eligibility requirements, your application will be assessed. 

 

Once accepted into the program, do I need to complete any pre-program activities?

Once accepted into the program you are required to complete the Career Futures Inventory. This is a short online survey which is designed to assess your attitudes towards career planning. The survey will be sent to your email directly by the Student Academic and Career Success team if you are offered a place on the program.

 

I have classes on during the program. Am I able to participate for only part of the day?

This is a 2-day online program which includes compulsory live sessions and flexible online learning activitiesThe live sessions require attendance at their set times (see below):  

Monday 6 July: 10am – 11am and 3pm – 4:30pm 

Tuesday 7 July: 10am – 11am, and 1pm – 2:30pm* or 3pm – 4:30pm* and 4:30pm – 5pm 

*You only need to attend any one of these sessions 

You must be available to complete all components of the program over the allocated 2 days in order to participate in the program. If you have a heavy uni load with not many breaks, you may want to consider doing the UNSW Next Step Program in another term when you have more time. 

 

Will I be contacted after the program?

The program is designed to assist students in landing a job after university. As part of the application process we will request your permission to contact you after graduation to collect employment data. Data will be used for reporting purposes only and individual data will remain anonymous.

 

If you have any questions about the program contact nextstep@unsw.edu.au.