Deakin University

Jobshop - Careers & Employment Unit:

Melbourne Burwood Campus
Location: Student Life, Building B, Level 2
Postal Address: 221 Burwood Highway Burwood VIC 3125
Telephone: +61 3 9244 6300

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Student Life, Building jb
Postal Address: Pigdons Road Waurn Ponds VIC 3217
Telephone: +61 3 5227 1221

Geelong Waterfront Campus
Location: Student Services Hub
Postal Address: 1 Gheringhap Street Geelong VIC 3217
Telephone: +61 3 5227 1221

Warrnambool Campus
Location: Student Life, Building B, Level 1
Postal Address: Princes Highway Warrnambool VIC 3280
Telephone: +61 3 5563 3256


Grad-Vac Blog:


Email: [email protected]

Deakin is one of a more recent generation of Australian universities that deliver professionally relevant courses in new and innovative ways. In addition to an appropriate level of expert knowledge in their field of education, Deakin has implemented a trimester system that allows students to graduate at three points during the year.

Services and Programs   
Direct email ■ Direct mail outs via the post ■ Free online vacancy listings ■ Profile raising initiatives on-campus and online, including industry-specific information sessions and employer panels, workshops and discipline-specific career websites ■ A range of online sponsorship opportunities also available ■ Display of promotional brochures in Careers Centres and throughout the campus.

Equity Groups
The Jobshop team is able to assist you with the recruitment of candidates from various equity groups, such as students with a disability or students from an indigenous background, through our ongoing contact with the Deakin University Disability Resource Centre and the Institute of Koorie Education.

Fields of Education
Accounting, Architecture and Building, Business Information Systems, Communication and Creative Arts, Economics, Education, Engineering, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Finance, History, Health and Social Development, Heritage and Society, Information Technology, International and Political Studies, Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Marketing and Management, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Psychology.

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Arts & Education 2,000+; Business and Law 3,000+; Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences 1,000+; Science & Technology 1,000+.


Head of Jobshop – Careers and Employment Service:
David Essex
+61 3 5227 1221
E: [email protected]

Graduate Employment and Bookings, Work Integrated Learning Contact:
Sarah Milne
+61 3 9244 3703
E: [email protected]

2014 Dates
Trimester 1: 10 Mar – 20 Jun 2014
Trimester 2: 14 Jul – 24 Oct 2014
Trimester 3: 10 Nov 2012 – 20 Feb 2015
Exam period 1: 9 – 20 Jun 2014
Exam period 2: 13 – 24 Oct 2014
Exam period 3: 12 Feb – 20 Feb 2015

Employer Visits
Employers are welcome on campus at any time during the academic year. Jobshop are able to provide a range of options on coming on campus, and can provide tailored activities in discussion with individual employers.

Careers Events
Students should visit our blog to view the career events being held in 2014: