Australia-wide employability resources

Australia's states and territories provide localised information and support for international students, including work opportunities, course resources, special events and important updates.

Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE)

The Australian Government's Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE), offers a range of resources designed to connect students and graduates to information on employment. The department offers information on preparing for employment, changing careers and becoming an apprentice or trainee.

Study Australia Work Readiness Program (micro-credential) 

A free online course that will help you put your best foot forward after you graduate. 

State and Territory employability programs

Australia's eight states and territories each have their own student and graduate employability programs. These programs and resources cover a broad range of areas, from work-while-you-study opportunities, work rights and conditions through to industry experience and graduate pathways. Match your provider's location in Australia with a state or territory listed below and click on the links to find out more about employment programs designed just for you.

Australian Capital Territory 

New South Wales 

Northern Territory 


South Australia 



Western Australia


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