Future Edge program structure
The program combines experience and development activities that will give you valuable skills. You will also have the opportunity to attend leadership and employability workshops and employer-led sessions to make industry connections.
You can choose the activities that suit your career aspirations or interests.
The activities available in each module help you develop the skills employers value, such as communication, teamwork, leadership and problem solving.
Experience Edge activities will help you build key employability skills and reflect on how to promote your experiences in the future.
You need to complete one of the following:
- Voluntary experience (minimum 40 hours – local)
- Work experience (minimum 40 hours – local)
- Enterprise experience
- Exchange experience
- Cross Campus Semester at RMIT Vietnam
Development Edge activities will give you the opportunity to explore a range of co-curricular activities and build transferable employability skills. These are skills such as communication, team work, leadership and problem solving that will be useful in many different roles throughout your career. Employers consider transferable skills as important as technical or job-specific skills.
You will need to complete two activities in this section.
RMIT LEAD has a variety of volunteering opportunities on campus from academic peer mentoring to involvement with major university events and student representation. To find the right program for you please visit LEAD accredited volunteering opportunities on the RMIT website.
Industry mentoring programs
Industry mentoring connects experienced industry professionals with current RMIT students to increase student employability in their future industry.
If you would like to get support and advice from an industry mentor before you graduate please visit the Industry mentoring webpage to register and get one-on-one guidance for your future career.
International study tours are a unique opportunity for you to combine an overseas travel and cultural experience.
Please visit the Global Intensive webpage to find out more.
Global Leader Experience
Join the Global Leader Experience (GLE) Melbourne for RMIT University students and develop your leadership skills to help influence the future of your city and the world, as well as establish a genuinely global network.
The Leadership workshops will give students more insight into different leadership styles, effective team leading, how emotional intelligence is connected with leadership, as well as interactive exercises to ingrate theory into practice.
Please visit the Future Edge page on CareerHub to register for the workshop.
The final step is to have your resume or LinkedIn profile reviewed by a career consultant.
When you complete the program you will receive a certificate as well as recognition on your academic transcript.