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A reminder on resumes and applying for jobs
Job vacancies: Posted 5-11-10 Deadline - No Deadline
In the Year 12 Careers Booklet I have out towards the end of Term 3, there are pages on resumes, application (cover)letters and interview techniques. It may be worth reading up on this or visiting the Careers Page of the McCarthy site for information, especially on internet job sites.
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.nsw.edu.au/careers/

JT Fosseys Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 5-11-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The information about the Apprenticeship is as follows: They are looking for 2 x Apprentice Motor Mechanics to start ASAP. They are trialing someone at the moment so if he is good they will only have 1 position left. You need to contact Peter Vincin on 67661466 to arrange a time to meet and also drop in their current resume. Apply yourself or if you know someone, make sure they have read this. Ta

UNE Scholarship:Vice Chancellor High Achievement P
Scholarships: Posted 5-11-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you would like to be considered for the UNE Vice Chancellor High Achievement Prize worth $2000.00, redeemable for tuition at UNE, please email me. This NOT for students taking a gap year. To be considered you need to have a UNE course as your Number 1 UAC preference and planning to go there in 2011. If you want to be considered please email me before Wednesday 10th November with details of the course you want to do and confirm that you won't be taking a gap year.

Good luck and library books
HSC: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Good luck everyone as you continue on to the last HSC exams. Please remember to return any library books you have borrowed. Also I know Business Studies and Ancient HIstory textbooks are needed so plesae bring in any you have to sell.

Science and Medicine courses at ANU
Universities: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets have arrived on both undergrad and postgrad courses.
For more information, visit science.anu.edu.au

Forestry, Environment Science Scholarships at ANU
Scholarships: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Worth $5, $10k and $12.5K a year. See me for details. Try: science.anu.adu.au/Plants/Scholarship.php as preference for this one is given to regional students
For more information, visit www.anu.edu.au/sas/scholarships/

Seven childcare traineeships with Milestones
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Milestones CBD & Milestones Oxley Vale sent this information: Next year we will have seven twelve month traineeship positions available between our two centre’s.
These positions are stepping stones to possible permanent employment within our centre’s and further study options.
If you want a career in childcare contact me (Narissa King) on 67613794 or Kelly Bird(Oxley Vale Centre Director) on 67618100. Below is the link to our site where applicants can apply online.

For more information, visit www.milestoneselc.expr3ss.com/?s=7

Guaranteed accommodation at ANU in Canberra
Accommodation: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you receive a Main Round offer you will be given an offer of accommodation because of where your home is. You will have 48 hours to acept the room offer made to you.
For more information, visit accom.anu.edu.au

Traineeships for Year 12 leavers
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
I have been advised of an opportunity for a year 12 IT student with Telstra. This will commence after the HSC, and will initially be for 2 days a week. On the job training will be provided. Expressions of interest need to be forwarded with a copy of their resume by the 8th November. They will be then contacted for an interview if their resume is successful. If interested you need to see me asap.There is also another job opportunity with Tamworth Regional Council for a business support traineeship. I have the attachment if you are interested.

UAC reports an increased demand for uni places.
Universities: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
THE Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) has received an increased number of on-time applications for undergraduate study at university in 2011. There is still time – online applications stay open until 3 February 2011. Just pay the late fees. Visit the website or call (02) 9752 0200.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Wanted: Future Design & Technology Teachers
Universities: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The UTAS Faculty of Education are looking for students to consider Design & Technology Teaching as a career.
The Bachelor of Education, Design and Technology specialisation is a new four-year, pre-service teacher degree, based in Launceston. http://fcms.its.utas.edu.au/educ/educ/files/UFED1330_Bachelor%20of%20DT%20WEB.pdf

For more information, visit www.utas.edu.au/courses

Pathway to Nursing for Indigenous Students: Yulang
Career Choice: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Institute’s "Yulang" Aboriginal Education Training Unit (AETU) consists of Aboriginal staff whose role is to support Aboriginal students and consult with Aboriginal communities and Industry to design and deliver appropriate TAFE courses.
They are currently asking for Expressions of Interest in studying to become a nurse in 2011. For information or to confirm a place in the course contact Ann Cribb on 9710 5183.
General Nursing Course information:
For more information, visit www.sit.nsw.edu.au/careers/?Section_ID=80

AFTRS Holiday Workshops - film, tv, radio
Career Choice: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Go to the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) in the holidays or on weekends and try your hand at filmmaking, animation, TV presenting, special effects, screen acting, screen makeup, and learn from industry experts using real equipment in real studios. The Entertainment Quarter, 130 Bent St Moore Park Phone: 1300 13 14 61 or 02 9805 6611 Teen programs: http://www.openprogram.aftrs.edu.au/teens

For more information, visit aftrs.edu.au

Future Teacher Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 27-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Teacher's Credit Union offers 5 scholarships of $5,000 per year to Future Teachers, to cover studying related expenses such as course fees or board and lodging.
Please read the terms and conditions available on the website before applying. Applications close 28th January 2011.

For more information, visit www.teacherscreditunion.com.au/GI_Education%20community/Future%20Teacher%20Scholarships.aspx

Ski Instructor Internship - Japan
General: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Ski Instructor Internship - Japan - Commencing 16 December 2010 - Paid Opportunity For School Leavers

I wanted to let you know that EA Ski & Snowboard are now taking final applications for places on their Instructor Internship Programs. We have three final places available at a discount.

I would be grateful if you could inform interested students of this opportunity because it is a great chance for them to obtain paid employment in Japan over their winter season, and complete an internationally recognised ski or snowboard instructing qualification.

Successful applicants will receive:
· A GUARANTEED offer of employment as a Ski or Snowboard Instructor!
· Early season orientation, instructor training and accommodation package
· Instructor industry membership and level one ski or snowboard examination
· Training, support and further qualifications throughout the season
· Assistance and support with obtaining work visas, flights and insurances (in partnership with STA Travel)
We are looking for school leavers who:

* Have a passion for skiing or snowboarding (beginner to advanced ability levels welcome)
* Have a willingness to learn through training and working
* Have an interest in travel and adventure
* Are available between December and April
* Will be 18 years of age by December
* Are looking for a life changing experience
* Have the financial support to participate (all inclusive program costs start at US$5450)

Interested students should contact us for immediate access to our FREE on-line Instructor Starter Kit - this includes some really handy information, tips and advice on entering the industry.
Thank you for your assistance, and if you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

Yours sincerely,
Eryn and the EA Ski & Snowboard Training Team

P.S. - We still have serveral openings on our Canada and USA Programs with a start date of late November. And at the start of November will be in touch when we open places for the 2011-12 programs.
For more information, visit www.educatingadventures.com

Gold Coast Training Academy - beauty & makeup
Private Colleges: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day:Sunday, 31 October 2010 Gold Coast Training Academy has been creating careers in beauty, body and anti-ageing for over 25 years. This month we open our doors and welcome you and your students to attend our Open Day. Join families, friends and our local community to join in celebrating our unique approach to creating careers.
Hear from our world-class teachers, watch demonstrations showing the latest trends in beauty therapy, experience the GCTA family environment and much more.DATE: Sunday, 31 October 2010 TIME: 12:00pm – 3:00pm LOCATION: Our Burleigh Heads CampusPROGRAM: Our Open Day Program is now online. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT NOW
Please complete our enquiry form and type in Open Day for reminders and updates or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.
For more information on our Open Day, Courses or January 2011 applications please contact us:
Phone: 07 5535 2827

For more information, visit www.gcta.edu.au

Pharmacy at U Sydney
Universities: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about the course at the website.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/pharmacy/

QUT - sequity scholarships.
Scholarships: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
For those facing financial barriers to study at uni.
For more information, visit www.equity.qut.edu.au/scholarships

QUT - sequity scholarships.
Scholarships: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
For those facing financial barriers to study at uni.
For more information, visit www.equity.qut.edu.au/scholarships

TAFE NSW 2011 Student Scholarship Program
TAFE: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications now open for the 2011 student scholarship program at TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute. The 10 new scholarships are designed to provide students from varied backgrounds with financial assistance so they can focus more effectively on their studies. Scholarships are available in a variety of study areas including Accounting, Bookkeeping and Finance, Building and Construction, Children's Services, Graphic Design, Interior Decoration, Electrical, Electronics and Electrotechnology, Health Care, Hospitality, Human Resources and Information Technology. Visit the TAFE NSW website http://www.sit.nsw.edu.au/scholarships/ for details on all the different scholarships available and the application process. Applications close 10 December 2010.
For more information, visit www.sit.nsw.edu.au/scholarships/

AIE Open Day: gaming & multimedia courses
Private Colleges: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Students interested in the world of gaming and interactive media design are reminded to attend the AIE Sydney Campus Open Day:Saturday, 13th November 10am to 3pm
Level 2, Wentworth Park Grandstand, Ultimo NSW 2007

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au

New Facility for Dentistry Students in Dubbo
Universities: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Construction of the new Charles Sturt University (CSU) Dental and Oral Health Clinic in Dubbo is now complete.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/faculty/science/dentistry-health

Raffles College of Design and Commerce scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Raffles College of Design and Commerce 2011 Scholarship Reminder: Current Year 12 students have a chance to win one of eight scholarships worth between $27,770 and $55,540. Applications close Friday 19 November, 2010.
Contact Claire O’Connell or Coral Cooksley on 99224278
Email claireoconnell@raffles.edu.au or coralcookely@raffles.edu.au

For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au

Belvoir Work Experience & Work Placement (Theatre)
Career Choice: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are passionate about a career in theatre, Belvoir runs a work experience program for high school students.
Belvoir also offers a limited number of work placements to students studying the VET Entertainment Industry Course.
Contact: Cathy Hunt 02 8396 6241 or cathy@belvoir.com.au
25 Belvoir St Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia

For more information, visit www.belvoir.com.au/about-belvoir/work_experience

UTS Discover Architecture summer program
Universities: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
2 wk program in January: seminars, lectures, field trips etc
For more information, visit www.utsarchitecture.net/discoverarchitecture

Sydney Theatre School Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
In 2011 a scholarship for the Diploma of Theatre Performance in 2011 will be offered to one applicant upon successful audition and subsequent successful application (see website for full criteria). Level One 45 Chippen Street, Chippendale NSW 2008 1300 551 432 info@sydneytheatreschool.com

For more information, visit www.sydneytheatreschool.com/index.php/home

UNSW Info Day 2011 – Wed 5 January
Universities: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Note this date if you want o go to UNSW. UNSW Info Day will be held on Wednesday 5 January 2011. This is the last chance for students to get advice from a range of university representatives before UAC preferences close on 6 January. Encourage your students to come along, enjoy our sausage sizzle and get a feel for UNSW campus life.

For more information, visit www.infoday.unsw.edu.au

Metro Screen Open Day 2010
Career Choice: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to work or are working in film, TV, online, portable media?There is also the opportunity to attend a seminar on 'Creative Producing: How to secure alternative funding'. 27th November.

For more information, visit www.metroscreen.org.au/Open_Day_2010

Outward Bound - Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreati
Career Choice: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
An eight month residential program designed to train individuals as Group Instructors and Field Logistics personnel in the field of personal development, using the outdoors as a medium, and experiential education as the method.
The next start date for the Internship program is 7th January 2011.The closing date for applications is the 22nd of October 2010.

For more information, visit www.outwardbound.org.au/

2011 Rural and Remote Pharmacy scholarshi
Scholarships: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is inviting rural and remote students to apply for scholarships worth up to $40,000 to study pharmacy. Applications close Friday 3 December 2010.

For more information, visit www.guild.org.au/rural/content.asp?id=204

Volunteering with Youth Challenge Australia
General: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
YCA recruits and trains volunteers to support projects in Indigenous Australia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, India, and Vanuatu.Projects range from 5 to 10 weeks and leave at various times throughout the year.

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

Looking for an Apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Alliance People Solutions not only train you, they also provide support to assist you into your chosen career. Or Freecall 1300 657 925 if you would like to speak to a professional consultant.

For more information, visit www.alliancepeople.com.au/training.php

Sydney Institute Intro to Fashion Design
Career Choice: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
An excellent starter course introducing you to illustration techniques, design principles and fashion research.
Starting on Saturday 6th November, the course costs $505.

For more information, visit www.sit.nsw.edu.au/courses/search.php?cid=14529&area=courses&Media_Index_ID=111

ACTT Music Theatre Intensive One Day workshop
Career Choice: Posted 20-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A one-day workshop to develop your skills in the triple threat of singing, dancing and acting.The workshop will prepare you for any music theatre audition and is perfect for anyone looking to study music theatre next year.When: Saturday 13th November Where: Main Pitt Street Campus Cost: $150
Register online.
For more information, visit www.actt.edu.au/course/mtint

New: Bachelor of Design in Interior & Spatial Desi
Universities: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
At UTS, this replaces the Interior Design degree. ATARs will be about 88.25. You can get 5 BONUS ponts if you do well in Vis Arts, D&T, Ind Tech or T&D. Brochures have arrived.

Your rights at work
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
SDA has put out a booklet on rights for young workers. If unsure if you are being paid right or not being asked to do unreasonable work or working for no pay, contact them.
For more information, visit www.sdnsw.asn.au

Deakin Uni Scholarships guide 2011
Scholarships: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets arrived.

Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The RAMUS Scheme is funded by the Australian Government and assists selected students with a rural background to study medicine at university.RAMUS scholarship holders are selected on the basis of financial need and demonstrated commitment to working in rural Australia in the future.About 100 new scholarships are awarded each year through a competitive application round. Scholarship holders receive $10,000 a year during the completion of a standard medical degree. Applications open on 9 November 2010 and close on 17 January 2011. The Application Form and detailed Application Guidelines for 2011 will be available on the website in November.
For more information, visit ramus.ruralhealth.org.au/applying

Grants for children and grandchildren of veterans
Scholarships: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
AVCAT Assistance: AvailableThe Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) aims to help disadvantaged children and grandchildren of veterans and ex-service men and women to pursue higher education.
A range of scholarships and bursaries are offered.
1800 620 361 avcat@dva.gov.au AVCAT PO Box K978, Haymarket, NSW 1240

For more information, visit www.avcat.org.au/Whatwedo/Grantsoffered.aspx

Majors Pages - University of Newcastle
Universities: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Newcastle's majors pages can help you with planning your career.They have information on employment opportunities, job descriptions, potential employers, salaries, the labour market, plus industry and professional association contacts. New major pages are expected to be available at the end of October 2010

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/service/careers/students-and-graduates/majors

University of Newcastle Advisory Days
Universities: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Advisory Days are a great chance for you to talk with the University of Newcastle's staff and students about your degree options before the final deadline for main round offer preference changes. Locations: Newcastle, Central Coast and Port Macquarie Wednesday 5 January (2-6pm) & Thursday 20 January (3-6pm) Programs: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-istudy/undergraduate-programs
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/news-and-events/oct10/uni-advisory-days.html

UNSW Info Day 2011
Universities: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Put this date in your phone if UNSW is your desired uni, especially if you have questions about courses and if you don't think you will get into your dream course there. UNSW Info Day is your opportunity to get advice about changing your preferences.Speak with staff and students about undergraduate programs and life as a UNSW student.
Wednesday 5 January 2011.UNSW Infoline 9385 1110
UNSW Student Recruitment Office 9385 1844 Email: studentrecruitment@unsw.edu.au

For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/futureStudents/undergrad/pad/infoday/index.html

2011 TAFE Application Courses Closing Soon
TAFE: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
For some TAFE NSW courses, usually the more popular ones, you'll need to submit an application before you are able to enrol.Selection criteria can also apply.Check the course description and contact the campus well before the closing date to confirm requirements. Closing dates for courses commencing Semester One 2011: 29 October .

For more information, visit web.tafensw.edu.au/courses/find_a_campus/index.htm?seltab=1

Jobs Website
Job vacancies: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A job-search website aimed at young people.It makes it easy to search for entry level positions of all kinds in Australia and New Zealand, including full-time, part-time, casual and apprenticeships.

For more information, visit www.juniorjobs.net.au/index.php

Courses from NIDA and also part-time short courses
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Auditions and interviews are now open for NIDA's part-time courses in 2011. NIDA's part time courses involve rigorous practical sessions where students learn by doing. They are for committed people who are interested in developing their creative potential. Adult Part-Time (Full Year) Courses are The Actor; The Screen Actor; The Musical Performer; The Presenter; Event Management; The Filmmaker. Adult Part-Time (Half Year) Courses are Acting Ensemble; Acting Ensemble Extended; Acting to Camera; Acting to Camera Extended; The Designer; The Director; Movement Studio; NIDA Showreel; Presenting to Camera; Scenic Art and Props Making; Singers Studio; Writers Studio. YOUTH STUDIOS: NIDA offers a range of part-time youth studios for students aged 14-20 years. Studios run on weekends and are designed to give committed and talented young people the opportunity to build their skills by working with industry professionals in a challenging and supportive environment. Entry is by audition or interview. 2 - 4 WEEK SUMMER STUDIOS - Also look out for our Summer Studios in January 2011 for those who want to commit to some intensive training at NIDA this coming Summer. For more course information and to book go online, email open@nida.edu.au or call 02 9697 7626.
For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au

Another way to enter ANU
Universities: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Another way to enter ANU: Sit the uniTEST 1 December 2010
Sometimes capable students miss out on a place at ANU because their ATAR is not what they expected. ANU is offering another chance through uniTEST. No preparation is required but registration is essential by 24 November 2010. Check eligibility, register and see sample questions at www.anu.edu.au/admissiontest . For further information call the ANU Admissions Office on (02) 6125 5594 or email admiss.app@anu.edu.au.

Pilots, fire brigades etc
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Pilot Aptitude Training Systems (PATS) Newsletter - Visit the PATS website to find out the latest news about fire brigades, airline recruiting and ADF. Go to /
For more information, visit www.pilotaptitude.com

Le Cordon Bleu - New Restaurant Degree
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Le Cordon Bleu Sydney campus is excited with the news that it will now offer the Le Cordon Bleu Bachelor of Business International Restaurant Management as of January 2011! The 3 year degree includes Restaurant specific skill subjects such as wine fundamentals, food and beverage service, food quality management and restaurant business operations. The program also includes 2 lots of 6 month Industry Placement components, giving students the opportunity to work in some of Sydney's best restaurants such as Quay, Café Sydney, Est, and Rockpool. For more information go to the website or email Australia@cordonbleu.edu
For more information, visit www.lecordonbleu.com.au

Interested in resort management and diving?
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
William Angliss Institute - Diploma of Resort Management (Dive) Open Day is on Sunday 17th October 2010, 10:00am-04:00pm, Dive Centre Manly, Unit D, 1 Campbell Dr, Manly Vale, NSW. Open day to be held for the DIPLOMA OF RESORT MANAGEMENT (DIVE) program that will be launching in NSW in February 2011. Day will feature Presentations on the course, video of industry tours from past students, brochures and DVD packs to take away with you, tour of Contractors premises. They will also be holding placement interviews for prospective students for 2011 entry. Please pre book your showing times: 10am,11am,12noon,1pm,2pm,3pm. For more information please phone their Sydney Info Centre on (02) 89875100 and speak to Amanda Maynard-NSW Coordinator or email amandam@angliss.edu.au If you cannot make it, ring them to arrange a visit at another time.

Nursing as a career Sydney Nursing Schools Open Da
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Nursing Schools Video highlights. You can access Sydney Nursing Schools Open Day video highlights on their website. If students didn't get a chance to attend and want to catch up on info about their combined degree nursing program then go to the website.
For more information, visit www.sydney.edu.au/nursing/video/openday_2010.mp4

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