The Recruitment Essentials Day is here to give you the skills you need to get started in applying for jobs!

As part of Summer in QLD, this one-day intensive program will give you everything you need to get started applying for jobs. The day will be covering many common steps of the process including job searching, resumes, cover letters, selection criteria, and interviews. 

Get tips to polish your resume and cover letters, learn job searching strategies, and get advice on how to ace your job interviews. You’ll get the inside scoop as our panel of recruitment professionals and UQ alumni will give you their insider tips on how to stand out in the recruitment process.

Check out the full program here.

This is your chance to:

Hear from industry and alumni on the recruitment process

Learn how to find a job

Have your resume reviewed

Learn how to respond to selection criteria

Practice your interview skills 

Connect with career development staff and your peers over food

For those that can't attend on campus, join us virtually for our panel discussion!

On the day

  • Remember to bring your current resume, either printed or on a device. 
  • Get ready for a full day of activities and connecting with others.
  • Lunch will be provided. Please indicate any dietary requirements whilst registering. 

Any questions, please contact

Health and safety information

  • Stay at home if unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue, or shortness of breath.
  • If you become unwell during the event please let an event organizer know.
  • Maintaining physical distancing requirements is the individuals' responsibility.

Please do not attend if:

  • You have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19
  • You have tested positive for COVID-19
  • You have any flu-like symptoms as highlighted above
  • In the previous 14 days you have travelled overseas or to a declared COVID-19 hotspot

About Business School Events

The Business School proudly hosts a range of events throughout the year, independently, in conjunction with The University of Queensland, and with our industry partners. Our events may appeal to audiences of prospective, current or past students, members of the public or industry professionals. 


Student Union Complex, St Lucia
Innes Room