Australian National University

ANU Careers Centre

Location: JB Chifley Building #15, Arts Centre Lane ANU (opposite the God’s Cafe)
Postal Address: JB Chifley Building #15, Arts Centre Lane ANU, Canberra ACT 0200
Telephone: +61 2 6125 3593
Email: [email protected]
University Switchboard: +61 2 6125 5111
University Homepage:

The Australian National University (ANU) is one of the world’s foremost research universities. Distinguished by its relentless pursuit of excellence, ANU attracts leading academics and outstanding students from Australia and around the world. The primary educational objective of ANU is to become the ‘university of choice’ for talented students locally, nationally and internationally by offering a unique range of research-led degree programs.

The university offers undergraduate and graduate courses with many interdisciplinary programs as well as the opportunity to enrol in combined courses leading to two degrees.

Services and Programs
Careers fairs ■ Direct email and mail out to students ■ College/Faculty liaison ■ On-campus interview and assessment facilities ■ Coordination of employer information sessions/ presentations ■ Free online vacancy advertising ■ Display of promotional brochures in the Careers Resource Centre and throughout campus.

Audiovisual equipment ■ Catering ■ Interview and assessment facilities ■ Lecture theatres ■ Videoconferencing ■ Equity groups. We are able to assist with recruitment of candidates from various equity groups.

Fields of Education
Arts (including Archaeological Practice, Art History & Curatorship, Development Studies, Digital Arts, European Studies, International Business (Europe), International Relations, Languages, Music, New Media Arts, Policy Studies,  Visual Arts), Asian Studies (including International Business, Security Analysis, Translation) Business & Economics (Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Commerce, Economics, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Statistics) Engineering (Digital, Electronics, Environmental, Manufacturing & Management, Materials & Mechanical, Mechatronics, Photonics, Software, Sustainable Energy, Telecommunications), Information Technology (Computer Science, Computer Systems, Information Systems, New Media Arts, Software Development), Law, Medicine, Science (including Biotechnology, Computational Science, Forestry, Genetics, Global & Ocean Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies (Sustainability), Medical Science, Photonics, Psychology, Resource & Environmental Management, Science Communication).

It also offers an exciting research focused undergraduate degree, the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) known as the PhB – in Arts or Science. ANU has particular strengths in its combined degrees and graduate programs.

From 2013, ANU will offer a first-of-its-kind ‘vertical’ double degree, combining undergraduate and graduate study. This means students will complete a bachelor and masters degree in reduced time. For a complete outline of degree programs and courses please refer to

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Undergraduate 2300+, including: Economics & Commerce (inc Accounting) 500+, Engineering 100+, IT/Computer Science 100+, Law 250+, Science 250+, Arts 500+

Graduate: 2500+ including: Doctorate 300+, Masters by coursework 1400+


Head of Careers Service, Manager:
Pau Preston
T: +61 2 6125 5930
E: [email protected]

Graduate Recruitment Contact:
Gabrielle Shield
T: +61 2 6125 6080
E: [email protected]

2013 Dates

Semester 1: 16 February – 29 May
Semester 2: 20 July – 30 October

Vacations: 6 April - 172 April, 1 June - 17 July, 7 September - 18 September

Employer Visits
Employers are welcome to participate in the Employer Visits Program (EVP) by presenting an on-campus information session at any time during the academic year. The EVP commences with a dedicated three week period of employer information sessions beginning early March.

Careers Fairs
Tertiary to Work: Friday 13 Mar 2014
Law Careers Fair: 5 March 2014

Please enquire with the Careers Centre about other discipline specific fairs and about targeted access to both our undergraduate and postgraduate cohorts.