Equity and diversity career support

Customised career support for students from RMIT SNAP schools, students from regional areas, Indigenous students, or RMIT Equity scholarship holders.

What is the Equity and Diversity Career Success Program?

The Equity and Diversity Career Success Program provides eligible students with additional support, helping you get job-ready.

Our qualified team of career consultants work exclusively with students from diverse backgrounds. The team understands the value of diversity, and have the experience and training to provide expertise, empathy and compassion to assist with your career development journey.

Eligible students gain intensive career development support and one-hour individual coaching sessions designed to help you overcome barriers you may be experiencing.

Through the Equity and Diversity Career Success Program, you’ll:

  • gain access to opportunities that help you to build career confidence
  • develop employability attributes employers are looking for
  • learn to articulate your strengths and capabilities.

The program also gives you access to:

  • ongoing career counselling and coaching tailored to each individual
  • a financial grant to enable and support your WIL placement (also known as practicum, co-operative education, fieldwork, clinical placement or internship)
  • access to selected assessment tools to identify strengths, explore careers and increase your self-awareness
  • timely and targeted notification of relevant internships, graduate roles and other work opportunities
  • individual coaching from initial job application to final interview
  • a strengths-based approach to resume building, job search activities and interview skill development.

Am I eligible?

You access the Career Success Program if you are a domestic student studying an undergraduate bachelor's degree, and:

  • identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student
  • are from a regional, rural or remote area
  • attended a SNAP school
  • are an RMIT Equity scholarship holder 
  • can demonstrate low socioeconomic status as defined by the government.

Contact us

If you have any queries about the Career Success Program, or want to check if you're eligible, book an appointment below or email the Career Success Team at careersuccess@rmit.edu.au.

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