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Explore Week 2024

Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

Join Career Connect for Explore Week (11-15 March)

  • Are you uncertain about your career direction?
  • Would you like to discover ways to explore the diverse options available to you?

Enhance your career planning skills and delve into various career pathways during the upcoming Explore Week series, scheduled from Monday, March 11th, to Friday, March 15th.

Throughout this series, you’ll assess your career preferences, gain insights into different career paths and opportunities, and access a range of career tools and resources that will empower you to make informed decisions and strategically plan your future.

For those who have envisioned being their own boss or innovating in a start-up, The Generator will host a panel of professionals who have integrated entrepreneurship into their careers.

Or if you’re in the process of charting a course towards a career change, join us for an alumni panel where our panellists will share their personal journeys of career evolution.

Crafting a Career is Something That Doesn’t Need to Wait

To view the full program and to register, click here.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us at:

Career Information Session

Monday, February 26th, 2024

Monash Career Information Session – You’re Invited!

Now that the semester has started, are you ready to find out how to advance your future career?

You’re invited to come along to our Australian Disability Network, GradWISE and Monash Career Connect Information Session.

This will be an in-person event. A free light lunch will be provided.

Session Details

  • Time: 12pm to 1pm (plus an additional hour for questions)
  • Date: Thursday March 21, 2024
  • Location: Seminar Room 1167, Level 1, Western Annexe, 21 Chancellors Walk (upstairs in the Campus Centre), Monash University Clayton Campus

RSVP here

  • RSVPs close Monday March 18 at 4pm, so don’t wait, register NOW!

The Australian Disability Network (ADN) will provide information on the PACE mentoring program and the Stepping into internship program.

GradWISE has been developed in conjunction with Australian Universities to provide support and improve employment opportunities for students living with a disability, illness or injury.

GradWISE is designed to complement the existing supports provided by Monash to give you a customised coaching program in a one-on-one setting.

Their aim is to give you the skills and experience you need to find the perfect graduate role. They work with you, and their pool of employers, to make the perfect match and provide all the support you need before and during your employment for as long as you need it.

Come to the information session to find out more!

Monash Career Connect will also be providing an information session outlining the supports already available to Monash students to maximise your graduate employment opportunities.

  • What workshops are available?
  • What is LiLo?
  • How does Student Futures work?
  • How can you benefit?

Come along and find out!

We’re really looking forward to the event and hope to see you there!

First Employer Session of 2024

Friday, February 23rd, 2024

Career Connect’s First Employer Information Session of 2024

Come and meet the Oliver Wyman team & learn more about upcoming work opportunities!

Application Deadlines

  • Entry-level consultants by 8 March
  • Summer Internship by 12 April

ADN Key Dates 2024

Wednesday, February 7th, 2024

Thank You!

As we head into 2024, we would like to thank you for your interest and engagement with the Australian Disability Network’s (formerly AND) Stepping Into Internship and PACE Mentoring programs.

In 2023, the interest in ADN programs from students and member organisations has never been greater.

ADN are delighted to have received around 750 intern applications for Stepping Into Internship Program and over 600 mentee applications for PACE Mentoring Program, which they could not have achieved without your support and applications.

Upcoming Key Dates

Mark your calendar!

Here are the upcoming key dates for ADN programs:

PACE Mentoring free online Information session:

PACE Mentoring Autumn 2024:

Stepping Into Internships Winter 2024:

  • Applications open 23rd February 2024 and close 31st March 2024

Stepping Into Internships Summer 2024/25:

Exact dates for applications to be announced.

Stepping Into and PACE are proven to develop the confidence of jobseekers with disability in pursuing their employment goals.

Thank you again for your support, and we hope to continue working closely with you in 2024.

Have a wonderful day!

The Programs Team

Stepping Into Internship & PACE Mentoring Programs

  • Australian Disability Network
  • e:
  • p: 1300 36 36 45

Industry AccessABILITY Week 2024

Tuesday, January 30th, 2024

2024 GradWISE Industry AccessABILITY Week

Are you curious about graduate career pathways?

GradWISE will be hosting their annual Industry AccessABILITY Week and they want you to join them!

Industry AccessABILITY Week is an event designed for students and graduates living with disabilities.

This event aims to foster connections between talented individuals and prospective employers, providing valuable insights into employment opportunities.

The week will include presentations from:

  • John Holland
  • Victoria Government
  • EY
  • Aurecon
  • NAB
  • Queensland Government
  • ABC
  • Cummins…. and many more!

Date: Monday 12th – Thursday 15th February 2024

Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm

The event is an opportunity for students/graduates to hear from disability-confident employers on their various roles and early career pathways.

This will help prepare recent and soon to be graduates with tips to succeed in navigating the graduate recruitment process and choosing organisations that align with their values and career aspirations.

GradWISE will be hosting three sessions a day. You only need to register once to have access to all sessions.


Want to Improve Your Employability?

Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

Applications Open Now – Want to improve your employability? Submit a mentee application.

AND is excited to announce that applications for PACE Mentoring Autumn 2024 are now open! APPLY NOW.

📢 Are you a jobseeker or student with disability, mental health condition or chronic illness?

💡 Are you looking for career guidance, to build disability confidence and gain employability skills?

PACE Mentoring is a nation-wide, free industry mentoring program that matches jobseekers with disability with experienced professionals from leading Australian organisations.

💻 You are invited to AND’s second PACE information session on 30 January 2024 at 2:00PM (AEDT), register using this link.

📲 Join AND’s PACE Mentoring program in Autumn 2024 and open a door to new career possibilities.

Get in early and submit an application form here:


Join AND’s Free Information Sessions

Want to Learn More About the PACE Program?

Check out our online information sessions, details below.

In these sessions, AND will discuss how the program works, what the matching process is like, what to expect from the program and answer any questions you have about PACE Mentoring. The sessions will be held online through Zoom.

*all in Sydney/Canberra/Melbourne time (AEDT)

Please let us know if you would like any adjustments for this session.

Got a Question About AND Programs?

You can find the answers to questions about eligibility, sharing disability information, alumni stories, documentation, application processes, timelines, next steps, and more on AND’s Frequently Asked Question pages for the Stepping Into Program, or PACE Mentoring Program.

  • If you can’t find the answers there, please contact the AND team on 1300 36 36 45 or

Contact AND

  • Website:
  • Phone Number: 1300 363 645
  • Email:

Head Office Address:

  • Level 3, 80 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000

eSolution Support Officer

Tuesday, November 14th, 2023

ATTN: Monash Students Only!

IT Service Centre Support Officer Position

  • Expression of Interest sought for: IT Service Centre Support Officer
  • Remuneration: $78,255 – $89,888 pa HEW Level 05 plus 11% employer superannuation
  • Duration: 1/12/2023 to 22/03/2024 (Fixed term full time)
  • Location: Clayton Campus

We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic Service Centre group, providing excellent front-line IT support.

As a Support Officer (SO), you will provide remote and deskside technical support to users regarding ICT issues. This includes following procedures and protocols.

  • Incident Triage: Initial assessment, categorisation, and prioritisation of incidents reported to the team. Analysis of incidents to ensure appropriate resources are allocated for resolution.
  • Responding to Inquiries: Addressing IT-related queries and issues from users with professionalism and efficiency.
  • Customer Service Excellence: Delivering outstanding customer service to build positive user relationships.
  • Collaboration: Working closely with the team to resolve and escalate issues.

At the Service Centre, we are proud of our service excellence and collaboration with staff. We’re working hard to create an inclusive workplace that reflects the diverse community we serve.

To be successful, you will possess strong customer focus, time management and communication skills with the ability to solve problems creatively.

  • Please get in touch with the hiring manager, Tash Murray, at 0428 934 337 for a confidential discussion about this role.
  • Please apply by emailing your latest resume to no later than 24 November at 5 pm.

Employment Opportunity with MATS

Tuesday, November 7th, 2023

Employment Opportunity with Monash Assistive Technology and Society Centre (MATS)

MATS Education Officer (Casual)

  • Location: Clayton campus
  • Employment Type: Casual 0.2 FTE
  • Level & Remuneration: HEW 6 (Loaded Casual Hourly Rate $59.17)

The Opportunity

This position is funded as part of an establishment grant for the Monash Assistive Technology and Society (MATS) Centre.

The MATS Centre helps people living with disabilities to lead self-directed lives.

Emerging assistive technologies have the potential to break down many of the barriers that people with disabilities face at school, university, work and in the social sphere.

Our work is guided by on-the-ground partnerships with the community to ensure we’re addressing real problems faced by real people and creating a lasting impact.

Join us and help to create a world that is more inclusive and equitable.

The successful candidate will support the Management Team of MATS in education-related activities. They will be expected to work closely with other parts of Monash including Monash Disability Support Services (DSS) and eSolutions. Projects include:

  • Evaluating the accessibility of Monash educational software such as Moodle and developing guidelines on accessible teaching practices for Monash staff. This may involve organising and running focus groups with Monash students who identify as having a disability
  • Conducting an audit of Monash educational offerings that incorporate disability and inclusion and developing best practice guidelines and materials for use by Monash teaching staff.
  • Creating and running a national disability support network for university students with disabilities studying STEM disciplines.
  • Contributing to the MATS Education Strategy.

The appointee will be based in the Faculty of Information Technology of Monash University at the Clayton campus in Melbourne.

Key Selection Criteria

The appointee must have:

  • Extensive experience in the Australian education sector (as a student and/or teacher)
  • High-level time-, self- and project-management skills, including the ability to plan, implement and execute new initiatives to deadline, with the demonstrated ability to think creatively
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, including a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Familiarity with established and developing educational software including LMS such as Moodle, Google Apps for Education, video management systems, tools for interactive learning content, and polling systems

It is desirable for the appointee to have:

  • Strong links to disability communities through lived experience of disability and/or track record of successful work/co-research with people with disabilities.


Professor Kim Marriott, Director of MATS, Faculty of IT,

Expression of Interest (EOI)

Once you have discussed your application with Professor Kim Marriott please email an Expression of Interest (EOI) to This should comprise:

  • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria
  • A curriculum vitae, including a list of any published works, conference presentations and relevant work experience
  • Contact details of two referees

Closing Date

Thursday 23 November 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

WISE Employment Scholarship

Monday, July 31st, 2023

WISE Employment Sponsors Full-Tuition Scholarship for Masters Level Study for Students with Disabilities

WISE Employment is committed to empowering individuals with disabilities, illnesses, injuries, and other disadvantages to thrive in their careers.

Their primary goal is to assist people in developing their capabilities to secure meaningful employment and lead fulfilling lives independently.

In line with this vision, WISE (who also provide the award-winning GradWISE program for Monash – and other – students) are thrilled to announce the launch of a new full-tuition scholarship, specially curated to support a person with a disability in pursuing masters level study at a Melbourne Business School.

  • Applications for this scholarship are now open and will close on the 14th of August.

Future Leaders Scholarship

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship Opportunity for New Postgraduate Students

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN: 2024 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

Up to 17 scholarships valued to $120,000 each are available for individuals from all backgrounds who are planning to start postgraduate coursework or PhD studies in 2024.

The Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships offer a bespoke 9-month leadership program designed to foster leadership potential and offers opportunities to gain global experience, including overseas travel opportunities, and life-long access to the W100 Scholars Network.

  • Applications close 5:00pm AEST 6 September.
  • Find out more here.
  • Please note that the application may take time to put together so if you are interested, please consider starting early. Eligibility requirements apply.