Expand your work experience through volunteer work and internships
There are also charities and non-government organisations which offer volunteer work for students - a great way to meet people, gain hands-on work experience and contribute to the community.
For more information, start here: govolunteer.com.au.
For volunteer opportunities in each state and territory visit:
Your education provider will usually offer a range of internship, work experience and volunteer opportunities. Many cities and states also develop and manage internship programs or student entrepreneurship programs to get you on your way to start your own business. Austrade's Innovation in Employability report summarises these programs and shares some great success stories.