Our team of Career Counsellors are committed to supporting you in making a successful transition to employment and/or further study.

Our Careers Counsellors can give you targeted careers advice and help including:

  • career exploration (including basic assessment)
  • information about current job market and career opportunities, and what your employer might expect from you
  • support recommitting to your course, or exploring alternative pathways or course options
  • pathways planning and goal setting
  • volunteering and work experience opportunities
  • practical support with job applications, and preparing for interviews
  • job seeking strategies
  • general course advice
  • help preparing VTAC applications.
  • work readiness
  • pre- and post-placement support
  • checking online job application
  • referral to support services like personal counselling, Centrelink, and Job Active.

For more information or to make a one-on-one appointment, contact Student Support on 1300 244 746 (option 4) or careers@chisholm.edu.au.

Online resume and cover letter review service

We can review your resume and cover letter! It’s easy: use the templates below to complete your first drafts, and email them to us at careers@chisholm.edu.au.


Download the cover letter template

Download the resume template

*All wording and dates in the templates are for use as a guide only.

Three-stage career program

Our Careers Support team has developed a comprehensive program to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to successfully transition from study to the world of work.

As part of the program you can attend a range of workshops including:

  • job application preparation
  • interview preparation
  • labour market trends
  • using LinkedIn
  • understanding the Australian labour market
  • making a successful transition to employment.

For more information please email careers@chisholm.edu.au

Job Smart Series

Our Job Smart Series is a range of resources packed with information about common job seeking and careers issues. Check them out below.

Other careers support services 

One-on-one career counselling

Contact Student Support on 1300 244 746 (option 4) to make an in-person or phone appointment to get one-on-one counselling for your career.

Resume reviews and support

Email your resume, and let us know what job, placement or volunteer opportunities you are looking for, to careers@chisholm.edu.au to get free feedback, templates and checklists.

CCEF referrals

Assess career aspirations and fit and make recommendations for referred CCEF applicants, support successful CCEF referral applications

Help finding a job

Skills and Jobs Centre

You can connect with employers who are looking for students just like you on Chisholm’s very own free online careers board, Skills and Jobs Centre. There you can check out the latest job vacancies including casual, part time, full time, apprenticeship and volunteer opportunities.

Register for Skills and Jobs Centre.

For more information contact the Skills and Jobs Centre on (03) 9212 4909 or skillsandjobs@chisholm.edu.au.