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Employment Challenges for International Students in Australia-converted

Employment Challenges for International
Students in Australia
Being an international student is not all sweetness and light. The transition from native place to a
completely new country with new work culture, personal opinions, and ways of doing day to day
things can shake up most of the international students.
Some are brave enough to overcome those challenges and hustle hard to achieve their dream of a
better future. Many young graduates land in Australia for better opportunities, and better
financial rewards for their hard work. All of them are fuelled by a desire to make their parents,
family, and friends proud.
But the journey to achieve this beautiful dream is paved with obstacles and fear of the unknown
driven by lack of information and pressure to accomplish all the goals.
The scenario is tough and challenging. The students were already struggling previously, and to
add more to the woes, the COVID-19 pandemic happened. In a competitive global labour
market, the ability to gain work experience and access a wide range of employment opportunities
should be a driving force for international students. This is survival of the fittest kind of
There are several ways to start your career, and working in a big city like Sydney, Melbourne,
Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth can lead to other opportunities. The best way is to get started in IT &
Telecommunications job types.
Is there any solution to our plight?
To get a job in Australia, it is important to get prior work experience or showcase your
proficiency with industry-recognized certifications. There are 2 options available
1. Internship — The internship culture in Australia is rising. But it is not feasible for everyone. Some
of the challenges are
a. Lesser time for jobs that actually financially support
b. Struggles of attending multiple classes and keeping up with the university curriculum
c. Fewer internship opportunities
d. Unpaid/poorly paid internships
e. Last-mile connectivity struggles from University campus to internship to work
2. Certification Courses — For those who can’t get an internship due to whatsoever reason,
online certification courses are the best option to showcase expertise, enterprise, and initiative
Most of the certification programs are not industry-recognized and that will be a waste of time,
money and opportunity due to competition
We, at GradVantage, offer you a unique platform to help you fill that gap. We are providing
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Curated content developed and validated by employers
Group and 1–1 sessions
Ongoing Evaluation
30 minutes with an industry mentor every week
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Design a High-Level Solution like a real Consultant
Creation of own mini-project to WOW hiring companies
Soft Skill assistance
Resume review and re-design
3 Mock interviews
Workplace Etiquettes
Most importantly culminates in a demo day where you get in front of employers and recruiters
The whole program is cost-effective as well with the cost of the program equivalent to your daily
cup of coffee a day. The journey to the final destination is tough. And we want to be a part of
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