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How to Build your Career in Australia

Thu, Aug 19, 2021 · 3:30 PM · Adelaide
About This Webinar

Want Australian work experience from anywhere in the world? Virtual internships are the answer!

Virtual internships and volunteering opportunities are becoming increasingly popular in today’s digitised work landscape and provide international students with an opportunity to build their careers in Australia. Joined by former international students and internship providers, we discuss the opportunities available to you.

This webinar will discuss:

Where to look for virtual internships in Australia
Can you do a virtual internship from overseas?
Are virtual internships worth it?
How volunteering with the local community help you find a job
Skills you will gain
How can I stay safe and know these experiences are legitimate?

Plus, your questions answered live!

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Programs Manager, Practera
Hope manages a range of experiential learning programs focused on helping students build employability skills and expand their social and professional networks.

She is passionate about empowering individuals and building capacity especially among young people and International Students in gaining opportunities and getting their first foot in the Australian job market. When not at work, Hope can be found hosting or leading student or multicultural events, facilitating community workshops, and in speaking engagements around topics of empowerment, leadership, and volunteering.
Webinar hosting presenter
Education Analyst, The Lygon Group
“Any positive change is better than no change”. Living by that motto, Varsha has served as both a vocal advocate and a changemaker in a diversity of social causes. From championing the rights of international students across Australia, to supporting asylum seekers and people seeking refugees and counselling at-risk youth at headspace, Varsha has been heavily invested in building up various communities. With the strong belief of education and research as a gateway to reducing social inequality, Varsha’s educational background is one that is multidisciplinary. From doing a double major in international relations and communications studies, to her honors thesis analyzing terrorist recruitment via social media, a Master of International Development focusing on Gender, Peace and Security and a Master of Counselling. Varsha understands how having a multidisciplinary approach provides a breadth of perspective and ideas to enact social change and is currently putting her knowledge to practice with The Lygon Group as an Education Analyst.
Webinar hosting presenter
Coming from Estonia with and holding qualifications in Business Management and Accounting.

Manfred has a passion for education and has been dynamically involved with the international education community for the past four years. Manfred has become a representative voice and advocate for the education, health and wellbeing of international students connecting with the decision-makers in Canberra.

Appointed as the StudyNT Student Ambassador for three consecutive years and held offices as the VET/TAFE, Undergraduate Officer and Vice-President with the Council of International Students Australia. He was also the Public Relations Officer with CISA which gave him opportunities to collaborate with Technical and Further Education (TAFE) Directors Australia, Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) and the Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Education and Training.

Manfred has expertise in branding and business set-up as well he manages the business day to day and runs his own small business. Manfred calls the Northern Territory is a second home.
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Insider Guides webinar platform hosts How to Build your Career in Australia
Insider Guides Student Webinars have been keeping international students up-to-date with the latest news on topics that matter to them. With the help of international student leaders and industry experts, Insider Guides are exploring a range of topics to support your student experience in Australia.
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