Career development at Mill Park Secondary College

Career development at Mill Park Secondary College aims to help young people develop skills, knowledge and attitudes to make informed decisions about careers and pathways. All students participate in a program of learning experiences that will help them manage their career and transitions in life.

Mill Park Secondary College has a comprehensive Career Development Program following the Victorian Careers Curriculum Framework.  It is delivered to all students through individual and small group career counselling, weekly home group / pastoral programs, student and parent information nights as well as flowing through many of the core curriculum subjects. 

Parents are encouraged to take an active interest in their child’s career development. Opportunities are offered by the school for interaction with the careers team at Parent Teacher Evenings, Open Nights, VTAC Tertiary Information Night and through the subject selection process each year. Parents can also contact the careers staff though the school office to arrange an appointment time.

Careers at MPSC has a dedicated website where students, parents and staff can access all information Careers related.  It is a “One Stop Shop” for assistance with Career planning, information, VCE & VCAL, employment assistance,  post school options – plus so much more!   You can find it at

Careers Staff:

Josie Vickers – Career Coordinator / Practitioner  The Career Coordinator manages the careers program at Mill Park Secondary College, as well as providing advice, education and counseling to help students make effective and informed career and pathway decisions.

Wendy Gordon – Career Practitioner The Career practitioner’s role is to provide career information; advice, education, and counseling to assist students make informed decisions regarding educational, training and employment choices post secondary school.

Work Experience Coordinator Work Experience is a core component of the Year 10 Career Development Program.  Belinda administers and provides guidance to students in finding suitable work placements. Work Experience involves one week of work in a specific industry that students are considering as a future career.  It also supports students to make decisions for subject selection in Year 11 and 12.

Contact the careers team:

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