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Careers Resources and Links

Career Resources and links:

‘CareerNews’:  This is a Career Newsletter which is published each fortnight in the MPSC School Newsletter. Reading the CareerNews will help you keep in touch with new courses, career seminars, Career Expos, Open Days and information about selected careers. Take a few minutes to read them each fortnight, and plan to attend events that will assist you in your career decision making.

Links:

  • Australian Apprenticeship Pathways – This site provides information and resources about Apprenticeships and Traineeships. This includes over 3,000 job and training descriptions and in excess of 60 job pathway charts.  http://www.aapathways.com.au/Home
  • MyFuture – Australia’s career information and exploration service.  http://www.myfuture.edu.au
  • MyUniversity – provides students with a broad range of information about Australian universities and other higher education providers.   http://myuniversity.gov.au/
  • Study Assist – Information about assistance in paying for future study at TAFE, University or private institutions.  http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/HELPpayingMyFees
  • The Job Guide – Helps young people explore career options and make subject choices.  It provides information about a wide range of occupations and the education and training pathways that lead to them. www.jobguide.deewr.gov.au
  • The Young Worker Toolkit – helps you find information about your responsibilities and where you stand at work.  http://youngworkertoolkit.youth.gov.au
  • Victorian Skills Gateway – is your go-to source for information about vocational training options in Victoria.  http://www.education.vic.gov.au/victorianskillsgateway/Pages/home.aspx
  • Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) – is the central office that administers the application and offer process for places in tertiary courses at university, TAFE and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria.  http://www.vtac.edu.au

Universities and TAFEs:

The High Five Principles of Career Development:

  1. Change is constant – embrace it!
  2. Learning is ongoing
  3. Focus on the journey
  4. Know yourself, believe in yourself and follow your heart
  5. Access your allies

Contact the careers team: MPSCCareers@millparksc.vic.edu.au