Employ students and graduates

We have a strong reputation for producing highly skilled, work-ready graduates. Whether you’re a micro, small, medium or large organisation operating locally, nationally or globally within any industry sector, our award-winning recruitment services team can support your recruitment needs.

2020 VIEA Winner

Deakin was a winner in the Victorian International Education Awards for Excellence in International Student Employability and Career Development.

#1 university careers service in Australia*

DeakinTALENT is a four-time winner of the Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards (AGRIA) for most popular careers service in Australia.

Top 1% of universities worldwide^

Partner with a world-class university with a track record of developing high achieving graduates.

Find your future employees at Deakin

There are many fantastic reasons to hire Deakin graduates. Our courses offer practical, industry-relevant learning that ensures our students are ready for the workforce. As well as up-to-date specialist skills in their field, students develop key employability skills such as communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and self-management.

By recruiting Deakin graduates, you can inject new thinking into your business to solve a problem or advance a project. The DeakinTALENT Graduate Recruitment Services provides a full service that includes:

  • supporting your recruitment efforts with a free service that includes candidate search, screening and shortlisting as well as access to Deakin’s digital resume review and video interviewing tools
  • advertising your internship and employment opportunities on our dedicated Jobs & Internships Board, the promotion of vacancies to targeted student cohorts and opportunities to connect directly with students through employer panels and careers events
  • access to a skilled pool of freelancers as an on-demand workforce, working on site or remotely from the DeakinTALENT FreelancingHUB under the guidance of our team.

Find out more about recruitment services

The students we hired through DeakinTalent over the last 3 years have been exceptional. Our appointed graduates have been appropriately skilled, passionate about their work, and committed to learn new things, work hard, and succeed here. They have all displayed fantastic people skills, business manners, and transferable skills.

Veselina Kostadinov

Human Resources Manager, Kardinia Park Stadium Trust

Host an intern

Deakin students can bring a new and fresh approach to your projects. They are eager to learn and gain real-world experience to help them in their career journey.

Hosting a Deakin student for an internship with your organisation is an effective way to identify talent and create a recruitment pipeline. If you are an employer looking to engage with the next generation of students, we can help.

Find out more about hosting an intern


*Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards 2017–2020, winner for most popular career service in Australia.
^ARWU Rankings 2022

Contact us

DeakinTALENT website
Email DeakinTALENT Recruitment

Melbourne Office: +61 3 9244 6002
Regional Offices: +61 3 5227 1242