Job readiness and careers: what Business graduates and near-graduates bring to the table

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Situated for the duration in a trajectory that scaled the corporate ladder within a sole organisation, the ‘career’ of yesteryear has been reworked. Termed the ‘new career’, paths of employment have since the 1990s been understood through a range of descriptors that reflect the contexts and strategies in which they play out: there’s the self-managing […]

Industry insights from WIL program

Surfers Paradise Alliance CEO Mike Winlaw and Kimberley Clegg.
Department of Marketing
Griffith University’s Work Integrated Learning (WIL) environment has allowed Marketing undergraduate, Kimberley Clegg to gain valuable industry insights, while enabling her to contribute to the Gold Coast’s crucial tourism and events landscape.

Workplace learning pays off for criminology students

Gabrielle Sharp and Dr Lyndel Bates
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Learning on the job has led to paid employment for a host of Criminology and Criminal Justice students. The 100-hour work integrated learning initiative was undertaken in conjunction with coursework, and incorporated opportunities with leading employers such as the Queensland Police Service, Probation and Parole, Griffith Youth Forensic Health Service and Suncorp. 3rd year criminology […]

Griffith students at the helm of Sofitel

Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management
The phrase, ‘it’s not what you know, it’s who you know’ seems to be a recurring response from Griffith alumni when asked about how they secured a job following graduation. Given that a university is largely focused on the ‘what’, how then can we ensure students are also getting the ‘who’? The Department of Tourism, […]