Your new career journey

Commencing your MBA at Deakin is the first step in your new career journey. Your MBA is a perfect opportunity for you to reflect on your career so far, review and refine your career goals, further your career skill set, and position yourself for your future. 

Whether you have a clear career vision or are exploring opportunities, our committed team of career professionals will assist you in gaining the skills and knowledge required to take the right next step to advance your career.

MBA Career Development Program

Designed to empower you to become your own career manager, Deakin’s MBA Career Development Program is integrated into the structure of your MBA program.

Increase self-awareness and develop a career management plan

Developing and managing your career is a lifelong journey. To assist you in making strategic career decisions, we will guide you to; understand your core values, leverage you strengths, identify your target areas for growth and development, and define your career ambitions. 

Self-assessment tools and the development of a career management plan with tangible steps will provide you with a foundation for lifelong career development and management.

Access Deakin’s online MBA career resource library

Our comprehensive MBA resource library contains a wealth of valuable career materials that you can access online, on-demand, including:

  • articles
  • webinars
  • videos
  • writing guides
  • training modules.

Receive individualised support

Our career professionals have industry experience and firsthand knowledge of recruitment best practice which enables them to provide you with practical, actionable support. 

Students can schedule one-on-one career consultations to discuss a broad range of topics including but not limited to:

  • career assessment and development
  • résumé/cover letter/LinkedIn development
  • personal branding
  • networking
  • job search
  • interview coaching
  • decision making
  • offer negotiation.

Attend career workshops and events

We present a series of MBA career workshops and events throughout the year to assist you with decision making and practical skill development. 

Career workshops and events cover a broad range of topics and provide you with access to industry professionals and Deakin MBA alumni.

Connect with alumni and industry

Through a suite of both formal and informal networking opportunities, you will have the opportunity to connect with Deakin MBA alumni and industry representatives who have deep expertise across a range of industries and sectors.

Further information

For further information regarding Deakin’s MBA Career Development Program, please contact:

Nicola Corner
Senior Talent Development Consultant (MBA)
Email Nicola