Murdoch University

Careers and Employment Centre

Location: Bush Court, Murdoch Campus, Murdoch WA 6150
Postal Address: 90 South Street Murdoch W.A. 6150
Telephone: +61 8 9360 2596
Facsimile: +61 8 9310 2676
Email: [email protected]
University Switchboard: +61 8 9360 6000
University Homepage:

Murdoch University has established a reputation as an internationally recognised university offering excellence in teaching and research. The University was listed as one of the top 100 international universities in the world according to the latest rankings from Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. Murdoch University was also recently given a 5-star graduate employment rating by students in the 2015 Good University Guide. The Careers and Employment Centre fosters and maintains strong links with its students and graduates so that employers can be readily assisted with their recruitment requirements. The Careers and Employment Centre utilises CareerHub (CareerConnect) as its main interface with employers and students. Employers are encouraged to register on CareerConnect (, in order to promote both graduate and student opportunities (i.e. vacation work, internships, causal/part-time jobs) as they arise.  Employer / Industry events are also able to be promoted on CareerConnect.

The Careers and Employment Centre also offers a direct mail facility as well as a number of on-campus student engagement opportunities such as employer presentations, careers fairs and other promotional/networking activities such as speed interviewing practice with employers. 

Services and Programs
Direct mailout/email ■ Presentations/Information sessions and other on-campus events ■ Online vacancy advertising ■ .

Fully networked lecture theatres ■ Free Parking arranged.

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

Fields of Study


Careers Service Manager
Suzanne Knuiman

T: +61 8 9360 2740
E: [email protected]

Career Development Advisors:
Alexandra Haaxman

T: +61 8 9360 2447
E: [email protected]

Jane Foster
T: +61 8 9360 6959
E. [email protected]

Erica Anderton
T: +61 8 9360 6831
E. [email protected]

Career and Employment Officers
Kristin Gaerisch

T: +61 8 9360 2596
E: [email protected]>

Chelsea Little
T: +61 8 9360 2596
E: [email protected]

2015 Dates
Semester 1:  2 March -26 June
Semester 2:  27 July -16 November
Exam period 1:  15 - 20 June
Exam period 2:  9- 20 November
Vacation / Semester Break:  29 June - 24 July

Employer Visits
Employers are welcome on campus at any time of the year to conduct presentations or  information sessions and/or campus interviews, meet with academic staff or to discuss other recruitment needs.  Contact the Careers and Employment Centre on Telephone: +61 8 9360 2596 or Email: [email protected] to discuss your needs.

We also welcome partnership opportunities with employers for:
-  internships, fieldwork placements and other work integrated learning WIL;
- research
- filling part-time and casual vacancies for students while studying.

Careers Fairs
Careers Week  9 – 13 March  (a week long program of career development activities and engagement with employers/professional associations)
Access Experience Careers Fair (Volunteering – Internships – Vacation Work):  5 August

We also hold discipline specific Expos for various faculties. Please contact Careers and Employment Centre for further information on 2015 events.