Between the pressures of high school, being a teenager and choosing a career you need to make time to look after your mental health.
Even if Australia’s borders stay shut you can plan an epic gap year in 2022 or 2023. Here’s some tips for how to make your year-long break one to remember.
Considering a career related to sustainability or the environment? Take our green careers quiz to help you decide.
From gaining work experience to feeling confident, here are the four most essential ways to make yourself more employable.
Let’s look at the top soft skills employers of the future of work are looking for, no matter your career path or job.
If you’re in high school or university and are seeking a job it’s easy to start building real work experience and relevant skills into your resume before you ever step foot into a workplace.
We asked one of our amazing mentors and a Grandshake team member why they wish they had the opportunity to do work experience while in high school and how it might have shaped their career 👩 💻
Here are six ways to feel in control and manage your level of stress before exam time 📖
But what does it actually mean to have a mentor? What role do they play in your life and how do you use their knowledge to advance yourself?
If you’re feeling a little unsure about what field to enter or study for after high school, here are some ideas and exercises to help you find a satisfying future career.
To help you decide whether you want to pursue becoming a digital engineer, civil engineer, mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, chemical engineer or environmental engineer we’ve created this fun quiz. It should take you less than five minutes to answer the questions and discover what type of engineer you should become.
Sure, you probably learnt pythagorean theorem, but did you learn how to file taxes? Here are a few of the life lessons you’ll likely be forced to learn as an adult, so why not get ahead of the game now and level up.
These days endless career options make it even harder to answer the question: how do I choose a career path after high school? Here’s six steps to take you from “no idea” to career clarity.
ARTC Inland Rail Director Rebecca Pickering said the Grand Opportunities program aims to bridge the gap between education and the real...
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You’ve probably heard the old saying that the best way to learn is to teach. That goes for mentoring as well. You’ll be surprised how much you learn about yourself, your everyday habits...
We’re a little biased seeing as we run Australia's best virtual internship program, but we’re here to tell you they absolutely are. From real world experience through to giving you a leg up on your peers, here’s why...
Choose a uni degree. Pick a trade. Sometimes it can feel like these are your only two options. Like the ridiculous variety of stuff you’ve learned in 12 years of school was designed to shove you down one of two career paths. To be frank, that’s basic.
Work experience is unlike almost any other part of a student’s schooling life. As an educator, it means entrusting private businesses with your students’ education and wellbeing.
Now, more than ever, regional Australian businesses and industry need to support our school leavers by bridging the gap from school to working life.
Grand Opportunities, a regional skills initiative delivered in partnership with Inland Rail that gives secondary schools an opportunity to engage with major regional employers and provide their students with meaningful virtual work experiences.
Here’s what working from home means today for students and how we see it looking in the future.
If you finished high school in 2020, you deserve a huge pat on the back. The last year of school is – of course – the hardest year. A global pandemic is the last thing anyone needs while juggling exams, working part-time and keeping up a social life.
When industry and education work together, not only does it give students the opportunity but it gives industry the ability to further develop talent
A quick guide to help you create a work experience opportunity and get students excited about the role you have for offer
Let's spin up a 60-second video CV, you don’t have to hire a professional to help you create your video!
You might be wondering ‘how do I act?’, ‘what can I say?’ and ‘how can I make a good impression?’ Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our Do’s and Don’ts
Here are five ways you can find out about opportunities whether it be work experience, VET courses, apprenticeships or job shadowing
Whilst the nerves might never go away, it doesn’t mean you’re cursed with horrible job interviews the rest of your life. Here are six top tips on how you can ace an interview – whether it be for work experience, a part-time job or your dream career.
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