Curtin University

Curtin Careers & Employment Centre

Location: Level 2, Building 303, Curtin University, Kent Street Bentley WA 6102
Postal Address: GPO Box U1987 Perth WA 6845
Telephone: +61 8 9266 7802
Careers Website:

Employer CareerHub Home Page:

Employer/Student Portal:

Email: [email protected]
University Switchboard: +61 8 9266 9266
University Homepage:


Curtin University is one of the most comprehensive universities in Australia. The university has developed a reputation for its highly practical and relevant programs, global outlook and research endeavours. Curtin offers over 800 courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels to over 40,000 students both within Australia and overseas. The university specialises in delivering programs in various modes to accommodate the needs of its students. Curtin seeks to equip its graduates, in all fields, to apply knowledge to the solution of practical problems.

Services and Programs

■ Careers fairs ■ Online job and event listings (Curtin CareerHub) ■ Employability Award (EA) ■ Work Experience Program within EA (Insurance available) ■ Earn While You Learn Program ■ Next Step Mentoring Program ■ Fee-Based Promotional Opportunities – Targeted Email/Mail Out, Social Media Advertising, Targeted Banner Adverts on CareerHub ■ Unique online profile & articles on Careers For Tomorrow website ■ International Opportunities – Global Careers Website ■ Employer on-campus presentations ■ Employer Contributed Workshops ■ Online Resume Checks ■ Online Career Counselling ■ Online Resources ■ Careers Drop in service M-F


Employer Visits
Employers are welcome on campus to hold recruitment events or take part in activities throughout the year. Please refer to the Employer Home page on CareerHub for information and to assist with the timing of your event please refer to the Curtin Academic Calendar

Equity Groups

We are able to assist you with the recruitment of candidates from various equity groups.


All venues with full iLecture capabilities to record presentations (Student Login required) ■ 50+ Collaborative Learning Spaces – Video and Web Conferencing enabling simultaneous broadcast of the presentation to another location ■ Interview rooms ■ Catering (Inc. after hours events) ■ Parking (Fees)


Fields of Education
Curtin University has four main faculties, Health Science, Humanities, Business and Science & Engineering, as well as the Centre of Aboriginal Studies.

Some courses include:

Accounting, Agricultural Science, Art & Design, Biomedical Sciences, Built Environment, Business Law, Communication & Cultural Studies, Computing Sciences, Earth Sciences, Economics & Finance, Education, Engineering, Environmental Science, Health Sciences, Indigenous Studies, Information Systems, Languages and Intercultural Education, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematical Sciences, Media & Information, Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedicine, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Work and many more - See for a full list of course options.

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Over 8,300 students graduate from Curtin’s four teaching divisions each year. For numbers of students graduating within various disciplines, please contact the Curtin Careers & Employment Centre for more detailed information.




Associate Director - Careers & Employment Centre:
Julie Howell
T: +61 8 9266 9909
E: [email protected]

General Enquires (including Student Appointments/Workshops):

T: +61 8 9266 7802
E: [email protected]

Employer Engagement Team for enquiries (including Advertising Vacancies, Employer Events and Online Engagement):

E: [email protected]
Nola Pickersgill (Manager – Employer Engagement)
T: +61 8 9266 9911
CareerHub Employer Login page:

CareerHub Students/Alumni/Staff:


2016 Dates

Semester 1 – 2016
Orientation Week: 
22 Feb 2016
Semester 1: 
29 Feb – 3 Jun 
Tuition Free Weeks:  
25 Mar (Good Friday) –1 Apr and 18 April – 25 Apr (ANZAC Day)

Study Week: 6 Jun – 10 June

Exam period: 13 Jun – 24 June


Semester 2 – 2016
Orientation Week: 
25 Jul – 29 Jul 2016
Semester 1: 
1 Aug – 4 Nov 
Tuition Free Weeks:  
29 Aug – 2 Sep and 26 Sep – 30 Sep

Study Week: 7 Nov – 11 Nov

Exam period: 14 Nov – 25 Nov


Careers Fairs

Nursing & Midwifery Graduate Program Preparation Forum: O Week Sem 1 2016

Curtin Careers Fair: Thursday 3 Mar 2016 (Bentley Campus)

WASM Kalgoorlie Career Fair: Tuesday 8 March 2016 (Kalgoorlie Campus)

Work Ready Careers Fair: Wednesday 10 Aug 2016 (Bentley Campus)