The University of Sydney

Careers Centre:

Camperdown/Darlington Campus

Location: Jane Foss Russell Building (G02) 160 City Road, Darlington NSW 2008
Postal Address: Jane Foss Russell Building (G02), The University of Sydney NSW 2006
Telephone: +61 2  8627 8403
Facsimile: +61 2  8627 8477
Email: [email protected]
University Switchboard: +61 2 9351 2222
University Homepage:

The University of Sydney is the largest provider to the graduate and professional work force in NSW. Over 50,000 students enjoy access to a broad range of courses and degrees and can choose from an array of sporting and social activities. As well as developing academic strengths, students have the opportunity to foster leadership and communications skills through university-supported clubs and societies.

The University of Sydney has particular strengths in generalist programs and double degrees. Entry into our Arts, Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Economics and Commerce degrees require some of the highest ATAR cut-offs in the State.

Services and Programs
Careers Fairs ■ Emailouts ■ Mailouts ■ Presentations ■ Online vacancy advertising ■ Postering ■ Profile raising.

We are happy to discuss employer needs and recruitment strategies and design individual packages of services to suit your needs. Log on to Sydney CareerHub  to book events or advertise vacancies. Places for events book out fast!

Further services and programs are offered by SydneyTalent, the Careers and Employer Relations Office in the Business School and Engineering Sydney (see below for details).

Lecture Theatres ■ Audiovisual equipment ■ Professional exhibition setup for Careers Fair – all disciplines.

Equity Groups
We are able to assist you with recruitment of candidates from various equity groups through our ongoing contact with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Support Unit and the Disability Services Unit of the University.

Fields of Education

Agriculture, Architecture, Arts, Commerce, Computing, Dentistry, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Information Technology, International Studies, Law, Liberal Studies, Medical Science, Medicine, Music, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, Resource Economics, Science, Social Work, Veterinary Science, Visual Arts.

We also offer Advanced, Honours and combined degrees, which attract students who excel academically. Our combined degrees include Arts/Commerce, Arts/Science, combined Law (Arts, Commerce, Economics or Science) Commerce/Science Engineering/Science and Engineering/Commerce. The University of Sydney has the highest ATAR cut off for combined Law degrees. Our Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies also offers combined, Advanced and Honours degrees, and all Engineering students complete a work placement as part of their degree.

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Agriculture; Food & Natural Resources 150+; Architecture 430+; Arts 1750+; Dentistry 90+; Economics & Business 3000+; Education & Social Work 830+; Engineering & Information Technologies 630+; Fine Arts 230+; Health Sciences 1480+; Law 670+; Medicine 620+; Music 180+; Nursing 230+; Pharmacy 260+; Science 1600+; Veterinary Science 140+.

Careers Centre Staff

Nitsa Athanassopoulos
T: +61 2 8627 8403
E: [email protected]

Career Development Manager:
Karen Cavanaugh
T: +61 2 8627 8403
E: [email protected]

Career Development Officers:
Angela Harrow
T: +61 2 8627 8403
E: [email protected]

Donna Denyer
+61 2 8627 8403
E: [email protected]

Elizabeth Ross
+61 2 8627 8403
E: [email protected]


Semester 1: 02 Mar – 27 Jun
Semester 2: 27 Jul – 21 Nov
Exam period 1: 15 – 27 Jun
Exam period 2: 9 – 21 Nov
Vacations:  3 - 10 Apr; 28 June – 26 Jul; 28 Sep – 2 Oct; 22 Nov – Mar 2015

Employer Information Sessions
Employer Information Sessions: Sessions run from 3 – 18 Mar and 28 Jul – 6 Aug
Contact: Sinead Hartnett, Industry Development Manager
T: +61 02 8627 8406
E: [email protected]

Careers Fairs

Investment Banking and Consultancy Careers Fair 2015 – Thursday 5 March, 2015

Engineering and Information Technologies Careers Fair 2015 (Engineering Sydney) – Monday 9 March, 2015

Law Careers Fair 2015 – Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair 2015 – Thursday 19 March, 2015

Medicine & Health Careers and Research Fair 2015 (Health Faculties) – Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Internship and Vacation Work Fair 2015 – Thursday 30 July, 2015



SydneyTalent is an initiative of the University of Sydney that places outstanding students and graduates of all disciplines with a wide range of employers and industries for part-time and full-time work opportunities.

SydneyTalent Contact

T: +61 2 8627 8000
E: [email protected]


Careers and Employability Office, Business School

The Careers & Employability Office (CEO) works with the Business Faculty to support student’s employability skills and ensure a successful transition to life after graduation.

The CEO welcomes the opportunity to connect with employers on projects, guest lecture spots, work placements, skills development and on campus activities.

CEO Contacts

Career Service Manager (Employer Relations):
Sarah Fletcher
T: +61 2 9036 6196
[email protected]

Career Service Manager (Education):
Lucinda Crossley-Meates
+61 2 9351 6890 
[email protected]

 Engineering Sydney

Engineering Sydney is the faculty’s industry-aligned body that collaborates and develops partnerships with industry, research institutes and other universities. These partnerships can bring many benefits to your organization including access to our world-class facilities, expertise and professional consulting services through to graduate recruitment and continuing education for your staff.

Engineering Sydney will hold its annual Engineering and Information Technologies Careers Fair at the Seymour Centre on Monday 9 March, 2015.

Engineering Sydney Contact:

Executive Director:
Keiran Passmore
T: +61 2 9351 5768

E: [email protected]