Archive for April, 2016

Applications Closing Soon for Paid Winter Internships

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Looking to gain paid work experience in a leading organisation, build a network of contacts, and develop valuable skills and experience?

Stepping Into is a paid internship program designed specifically for university students with disability, who want to gain paid hands-on work experience in their chosen field of study.

The Australian Network on Disability (AND), work with employers to identify and provide opportunities for university students with disability to “step into” the workplace. Stepping Into is an opportunity to gain exposure to various industries, and work alongside experienced professionals to further your skills and experience.

This winter, there are opportunities all around Australia for students with a thirst for learning, and the willingness to give it a go. There are current opportunities available with various companies and locations – view the list of companies here.

For more information about the program, visit the websitelike the Facebook page, or get in touch with the Australian Network on Disability on 02 8270 9200 or

Divine – A website for people with a disability

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Divine is a website for people with a disability. It is published by the Victorian Government’s Department of Health and Human Services.

A team of writers, all of whom have a disability, have written for the website since its launch just over seven years ago. They have written on a wide range of topics, often sharing their own experiences, interests and passions.

Divine survey

The Divine team wants to redevelop the website with a new brand, new content and an improved user experience.

The team wants to know what you think of its plans for Divine. By completing the survey you can help them understand what kind of content you expect or want on a website for people with a disability.

  • Your answers will be kept private.
  • The survey is open until 30 April 2016.
  • The questions will take about 7 minutes to answer.
  • The team would appreciate you sending this survey to anybody else you think it might be relevant to.

Get started

Select this link to get started. Or copy and paste it into your browser.


Please call the Digital Engagement Unit if you:

  • need to do the survey over the phone
  • would like a paper version of the survey
  • have any questions about the survey.

You can contact the Digital Engagement Unit:

Reminder – Department of Justice & Regulation People with a Disability Scholarship Program 2016

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

This is a friendly reminder about the current Department of Justice & Regulation People with a Disability Scholarship Program 2016.

Applications for the 2016 Program close at COB 15 April 2016.

For information about the Program including application form etc, visit the DJR website.

Mentoring opportunities with Cummins South Pacific in 2016

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

In 2016, Cummins South Pacific are offering students and jobseekers the opportunity to be mentored by some of their best and brightest at both the Scoresby (VIC) and Carole Park (QLD) branches.

What is PACE Mentoring?

PACE is the Australian Network on Disability’s (AND) dynamic mentoring program offering students and jobseekers with disability the opportunity to develop skills and confidence in a workplace setting.

Mentoring activities include:

  • Reviewing resume and cover letters
  • Mock interviews
  • Worksite visits
  • Networking skills, and
  • Building confidence

About Cummins South Pacific

A global power leader, Cummins Inc. is the world’s largest independent designer and manufacturer of diesel engines. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), the company employs around 48,000 people worldwide and serves customers in 190 countries. Cummins South Pacific services the AutomotiveMiningPower generationMarineDefenceRail, AgricultureConstruction, and Oil and Gas markets in the South Pacific region.

How do I apply?

Complete our online application form no later than 30 April 2016. The team at AND will inform you of the outcome of your application in late-May.

What is the cost?

There is no cost involved. The program is generously sponsored by ANZ and participation is free for students and jobseekers.

Who do I contact if I have more questions?

You can send an enquiry via email to the AND website, or call02 8270 9200 to speak to a member of the PACE team.