Gain Real World Job Search Experience

Looking to enter the job market soon? Join the Job Application challenge and gain real world job search experience and feedback from career development coaches. 

The Job Application Challenge is a guided simulation that mirrors the complete job application journey. It provides tools to create a standout CV and cover letter for the jobs you want to target when you leave university, with personalised video feedback on your CV and cover letter.

Registrations are open now!

How Does it Work?

1. Apply via the form below.

2. You will receive your information pack email that includes:
– Online CV Writing course 
– Online Personal Value Proposition course 
– Specialist CV Template (for target job title)
– Link to target job title mock job ad.
– Instructional video and guide on how to prepare job application.

3. Submit your application to a ‘mock’ job as which includes:
– New CV
– New cover letter

4. Receive feedback on your application from career professionals which includes:
8-10 minute personalised video recording job application suitability, with improvement suggestions.

Learning outcomes 

Includes
  • End to end job application process administered by career development coaches 

  • 8-10 minute personalised video recording on each applicant’s CV and cover letter suitability, with improvement suggestions.

  • Specialist CV Template for the student’s target job title.

  • Online CV Writing course worth $299 (21 lessons, 7 videos and 5 activity milestones).

  • Online Personal Value Proposition course worth $299.

  • Cover letter template with cover letter writing instructions.

  • Instructional video and guide on how to understand and respond to job ads.

Outcomes
  • Read and understand job ads and selection criteria

  • Apply for jobs successfully

  • Prepare a CV which gets past ATS and wins interviews

  • Write standout cover letters and selection criteria

  • Understand how recruiters assess job applications

How it works

  • You can register for the Job Application Program via the form below from Monday 13th May onwards
  • After applying, you will be emailed by our job application expert Sean Croon with an information pack
  • The applications for the ‘jobs’ open Friday 21st June 2024 (this is when you can send your CV and cover letter)
  • The Applications for ‘jobs’ close on Monday 1st July 2024 at 11.59 pm AEDT
  • Applicants to receive personalised video feedback on their application by Friday 12th July 2024
Which jobs can you apply for?

You’ll have a variety of job opportunities to explore and “apply” for. If none of these align with your preferences, simply choose ‘Other.’ It’s important to note that while these positions aren’t real, our application process provides a realistic experience.

1. Research Assistant 6. Consultant
2. IT Engineer 7. Construction Engineer
3. Project Manager / Officer 8. Accountant / Auditor
4. Analyst 9. Marketer
5. HR Assistant 10. Other (General Graduate Program)

 

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2024 Job Application Challenge
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