Careers just a step away for students

Wednesday, 14 March 2001

Thousands of South Australian students are expected to attend a two-day Careers Fair at Adelaide University this week, where they can learn more about the careers they want and how to get there.

More than 30 major local and national employers will take part in the Adelaide University Careers Fair, held at Bonython Hall this Thursday and Friday, March 15 and 16.

The event gives university students the chance to make the crucial first contact with prospective employers who are recruiting graduates in their field of study, according to Careers Service Manager Mr Brenton Schulze.

"The Careers Fair is an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about companies and various government agencies and what these employers are looking for in graduates," he says.

"It's open to students from all years, not just those who are graduating this year-it's never too early to start planning ahead for your life after university.

"My advice to students would be to get as much out of it as you can: plan what you want to do before arriving, and once you're there, visit as many potential employers as you can and ask plenty of questions."

The Careers Fair, sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Accountants, runs from 10.30am to 3.00pm and focuses on different disciplines each day.

Thursday, March 15 - Arts, Commerce, Economics and Finance Friday, March 16 - Mathematical & Computer Sciences, Engineering and Science
Venue: Bonython Hall, Adelaide University

"Students very rarely have the luxury of having so many potential employers in the same spot at the same time, so I would encourage all students to take advantage of the Careers Fair and get the most out of it," Mr Schulze says.


Contact Details

Mr Brenton Schulze
The University of Adelaide
Business: +61 8 8313 3989

Media Team
The University of Adelaide
Business: +61 8 8313 0814

Mr David Ellis
Deputy Director, Media and Corporate Relations
External Relations
The University of Adelaide
Business: +61 8 8313 5414
Mobile: +61 (0)421 612 762