myCareerKit

For RMIT students studying a bachelor degree, worth in excess of $2000.

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Applications are now closed

myCareerKit is an exciting careers program which includes cash support, to enhance students’ career development and work readiness in preparation for either WIL (also known as placement, internship, practicum, fieldwork, co-op), part-time or graduate employment. Wherever you are on your own career pathway, this program is designed to identify your strengths, and build resilience and success as you continue that journey.

myCareerKit is a multi-faceted careers program brought to you by RMIT’s Career Success team, designed to assist the career development of RMIT’s Equity and Welcome Scholarship recipients, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander students, SNAP students and rural, regional and remote students as they prepare for either WIL placement, part-time or graduate employment.

Whether you’ve already decided on your career path or are still exploring your options, with so much flexibility and different options available within this program, there is something to suit all stages of that career journey. Read on to understand what’s on offer, including the cash grant available to all participants.

The program includes:

A $300 financial grant towards either a professional development activity or the costs of preparing for interview or commencing a part-time, casual or full-time job.

In addition to the financial grant, myCareerKit includes access to:

  • Attending two action-packed career development workshops (to be held the week before Semester 2 starts),
  • Individualised career consultation/s with a qualified Career Consultant,
  • Access to the Strengths Profile© to understand your own strengths and how to maximise these,
  • A holistic career assessment plus 1:1 feedback using the globally recognised Morrisby Online© or DiSC© Profile online tool, if appropriate,
  • Financial support to participate in WIL placement (subject to eligibility),
  • Developing your personalized short-term Career Plan,
  • Building career confidence and professional identity with bespoke workshops,
  • Support with resume and LinkedIn development, job applications and interview techniques,
  • Weekly ‘Quick Tip’ sessions to discuss job opportunities & your applications, and to network with the Career Success team and student peers,
  • Access to peer support and wider networks
  • Priority access to a range of ad hoc events throughout the semester.

 

By participating in myCareerKit, you will:

  • feel more confident and have a better understanding of the career management skills that you need to succeed,
  • obtain relevant information and strategies to assist with your career decisions & goals,
  • be able to identify & communicate your strengths and capabilities to potential employers,
  • AND receive some cash to help you on your way to career success.

 

myCareerKit is valued in excess of $2,000, depending on options chosen.

In July 2022, we are running the 2-day workshop twice, on

  • Monday 11 & Tuesday 12th July, and
  • Thursday 14th & Friday 15th July.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be either an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident or an Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder AND,

  • be currently enrolled at RMIT in an undergraduate bachelor’s degree AND,
  • be committed to developing your employability and work readiness AND,
  • have not previously participated in the myCareerKit program AND,
  • fall into one (or more) of the following categories:
    • a current recipient of an RMIT Equity Scholarship, OR
    • an RMIT Welcome Scholarship recipient, OR
    • an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student, OR
    • from a regional, rural or remote area, OR
    • a Smith Family student, OR 
    • have attended a SNAP secondary school

The online application form will be made available here when applications open.

The application will take approximately 10 minutes to complete, and the main application questions are listed below to help you prepare your answers:

  • Please introduce yourself. Help us understand where you are on your own career journey.
  • Please describe how participating in myCareerKit will help you achieve your career goals.

Applications are now closed.

Applications are now closed.

By participating in this program, you agree to:

  • Attend both intensive workshop days – either on Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th June, OR Thursday 14th & Friday 15th June (in person RMIT City campus / approx.9am-3.15pm). You’ll be able to nominate which 2 days you’d prefer on the application form.
  • Attend a career consultation with a qualified Careers Consultant
  • Only use the financial grant for costs related to your professional development or in preparation for your career/job
  • Submit a brief reflection at the conclusion of the program, including a summary of how the financial grant will be spent and how this has been of benefit to you.

Notice to applicants

The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.

Only successful candidates will be notified via email to their RMIT student account.

For information about other financial assistance available to RMIT students, please speak to one of our Student Welfare Advisors.

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