Bond University Student Association

Career Development Centre

The Bond University’s Career Development Centre is your gateway to the career you’ve always dreamed of.

As a key point of contact for leading blue-chip employers actively recruiting university graduates, we can put you in touch with all the right people.

Our Employment Services Specialists can also help you with every aspect of the job search process – from identifying your career goals and developing your resume through to getting you ready for that all-important interview.

Your future starts right here, right now, at the Career Development Centre. Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. The Career Development Centre (CDC) assists students and alumni in all aspects of employment and career development through:

To book an appointment, simply drop in to Level 1, Accomodation Centre, Building 9 (Next to Varsity Printing) or email cdc@bond.edu.au

Overview of Services:

Online Careers and Employment Portal – CareerHub:

CareerHub provides a diverse range of careers and employment resources and information, including job advertisements, company profiles, events, news, industry and degree specific information sheets and FAQ’s. Register and login using Bond account information.

Going Global:

Online information on 24 Countries, employment and career information, visa information, job listings and company listings, it can be accessed via CareerHub.

Careers Advice and Guidance:

Personal one-on-one appointments with our Employment Services Specialists

Career Path Planning:

Helping to identify your particular skills and interests, and matching them with relevant career pathways

Graduate Recruitment Resources and Assistance:

Putting you in touch with graduate recruitment representatives from leading corporations and agencies Application Assistance: looking at the total application process and making sure all aspects are addressed

Careers Workshops and Seminars:

Held regularly to inspire and motivate students with exciting career suggestions and information Coaching: one-on-one assistance with resumes, application letters, selection criteria and interview preparation

Resume Review:

Email your resume to our Employment Services Specialists and receive feedback

Employment Opportunities:

Advertised online through the CDC website

Company and Industry Profiles:

To help inspire ideas or to prepare you with background information for that all-important interview

Employer visits to campus:

Your chance to meet with prospective employers and learn what influences the selection process

Job Search Guide:

Taking you step-by-step through the career planning and job application process

Web Resources:

Careers directory, company profiles and links, association links, job listings and more all available through the CDC section of Bond’s website

Bond Portfolio:

The Career Development Centre provides all students in their 2nd Semester of a full degree program – a leather bound Bond Portfolio bearing the Bond Insignia. The purpose of this is to showcase your evidence to potential employers in the interview process. A great tool to start collecting evidence of your Academic and Extra-Curricular Achievements as you progress throughout your degree.

Beyond Bond:

This program is designed to prepare students for the transition from academic study to employment and covers areas such as Work/Life Balance, Stress Management, Career Planning, Financial Management and others. This will be run on an annual basis.

The National Interview Challenge and National Career Development Week Activities:

The CDC runs a range of activities during National Career Development Week including hosting the National Interview Challenge, a National Job Interviewing Competition and Community Careers Events.

Migration Expos:

The CDC coordinates a range of external Migration Agents and Lawyers on campus to provide students with migration information and advice.