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Meld Sessions: Career and PR Talk videos out now

Karen Poh

Fri Nov 11 2011


DID you miss out on our recent Career and PR Talk? You can now catch all the highlights from our website or on YouTube.

IT WAS great fun taking things offline as we partnered with the City of Melbourne to host our first ever international student event!

Thoughts about employment and migration often go hand in hand, and some 150 participants heard from immigration law specialist Jensen Ma about the art of employer dating and navigating the visa minefield.



Students also gleaned from the knowledge and experiences of our expert panel.

When do you start looking for a job?

Management consultant Jason Widjaja began his job-hunt while he was still an MBA student at the Melbourne Business School, and he did well to get an extra pair of eyes to look through his resumes, conduct mock interviews with his housemates to brush up his communication skills, and made the most of professional networking platform LinkedIn to kickstart his career.

This is his story:


Did you know KPMG in Australia accepts applications for their Graduate Program in their Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Hobart, Launceston, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney offices, from accounting students who have not yet obtained their Australian permanent residency?

There are also career opportunities open to graduates who currently hold the Skilled – Graduate (Temporary) visa (subclass 485).

Find out all the details from Manisha Maligaspe who oversees Graduate Recruitment in KPMG Melbourne:


And finally, Andrew Madgwick, managing director of Careernav – an online portal offering career advice and guidance to students and graduates in Australia – gives some practical advice on the job-hunting process, and what students can do to make themselves more employable: