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Careers update – for week commencing 24 July 2017

Learn to Code – take up the NCSS Challenge
The NCSS Challenge is an online programming competition for school students aged 10-18. Run over five weeks from 31 July, students learn to code as they compete. Students solve fun problems with code on topics from medicine to movies, sport to science and everything in between.  The Challenge caters for all skill levels, from newbies to advanced. Visit ncss.edu.au/ncss-challenge for more information.    

BIG Day in IT @ UTS Youtube videos available 
For students interested in a career in IT this is a great opportunity to hear from people working in the Industry.  Presentations available from: Google, IBM, Westpac, Microsoft, WiseTech Global, CBA, TechnologyOne, Animal Logic & Adobe. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjNsKbeNN5CPeCMiIO8x9Jw/videos   

University and College Open Days – August - September
Open Days are an excellent way to see what different universities and colleges have to offer, talk to students and academics about potential courses you are interested in, see facilities and get a feel for different campuses.  A full list of upcoming open days can be accessed here: Open Days 2017.  As open days typically fall on Shabbat, please contact the school careers adviser, Ms Christine Watson-Brown for alternative ways to explore universities.   

Apprenticeship and Traineeship Expo – 2 August @ 3.30pm – 6.30pm
Meet training organisations and employers, learn how to get an apprenticeship or traineeship. Hornsby War Memorial, 2 High Street Hornsby.  For more information contact campbellke@missionaustralia.com.au   

UTS – Bachelor of IT Co-op Scholarship Information Session 2 August @ 6pm
The BIT attracts high calibre students who are passionate about technology and motivated by the exciting opportunities which are emerging.  Students in the program get industry experience during their degree and benefit from a Scholarships valued at approx. $49,500.  For more information visit:  BIT Scholarship  

UNSW Upcoming Events –
- Capital W Workshop – Women in Business – 25 August
A limited number of places are available for interested female students in Years 11/12.  To find out more about working in a large corporate company and career options available.  A chance to talk with representatives from Ernst & Young, Woolworths, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and many more.  Interested students should contact School Careers Adviser, cwatson-brown@staff.masada.nsw.edu.au 

- Power of Engineering day for girls (years 9&10) – 26 September
Applications open now Students have the opportunity to participate in interactive and hands on workshops showcasing a variety of disciplines. Hear from inspirational and informative speakers from industry. Attend industry experience sessions to learn about local engineering projects. To register visit: Powerof Engineering Day 

- REMINDER ! Mining Summer School – January 2018
Applications open now This provides a unique opportunity to learn more about the mining industry as part of a 3 day residential camp for students currently in Year 10 or 11. There is a cost involved in this program.  For more information visit: UNSW Mining Summer School

- REMINDER! Women in Engineering Camp – January 2018
Applications open now and close 17 September Open to students currently in Year 10 or Year 11.  Provides an opportunity to find out about careers in engineering.  For more information visit: unsw.to/wiec   

REMINDER! Year 12 – University Early Entry programs and Scholarships ACU 
Early achievers program closing date extended to 31 July 2017. Visit: Early Achievers Program
ACU - Passion for Law and Passion for Business applications close in September.
Macquarie University - Global Leadership Entry Program – Applications open now and close on 28 August. Visit: Global Leadership Entry Program
Scholarships to become a teacher in NSW public schools – applications open now. Get paid to study to become a teacher and be guaranteed a permanent teaching position in a NSW public school when graduating. To find out more and to apply visit: https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy   
Hotel Live Experience in September 2017 – 25 – 29 September The Hotel Live Experience is an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in a unique experience at a hotels and obtain hands-on experience in some of Sydney’s best hotels. For more information and to register visit: hotelcareerexpo.com.au


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