Careers and employment

Become career ready at Swinburne Sarawak. Get the skills and resources you need to succeed in today’s competitive labour market. Proactively plan, develop and manage your career into the future. Build a body of experience and skills outside the classroom.

We offer a range of services to students of the university. This includes career workshops, internship programs and résumé checking.

Job application resources

StudentHQ are more than happy to assist our students in their preparation of their future employment. We organise seminar and workshops throughout the year on career paths, résumé writing, cover letters, and job interviews.

Employer networking

The university hosts an annual career and employment fair. The fair serves as a platform for local and international employers to meet with graduating students. The fair also gives students the opportunity to develop their contacts with employers participating.

Industrial Engaged Learning or Internships

Swinburne leads the way in giving students hands-on industry experience. Industry-engaged learning programs offer opportunities to learn from successful business and industry.

Exposure to workplace situations and projects helps develop the confidence, knowledge and skill students need to prepare for their career.

Industry-based learning

The Industry-Based Learning program gives students the opportunity to undertake a paid, relevant 6- to 12-months work placement as part of their university degree. It gives student the opportunity to gain practical experience during their degree year, giving them a distinct advantage over other graduates, allowing them to combine study with practical experience.

Capstone Projects

Capstone Projects are professional, focused and practical team projects that engage students from across multiple disciplines in real challenges for local business, industry or the community.

These final-year projects allow students to put their learning into practice. Students are able to make valuable industry contacts, connect with an exciting community project or develop an industry solution that kick-starts your career or business partnership.

Internships

Internships are available as part of many Swinburne courses. Students are placed with an employer to work on a research project or undertake work experience under the guidance of industry.