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(1)  Career Services Ambassadors 

The Career Ambassador is a group of selected students that acts as career development representative of Curtin Malaysia students. The duty of Career Ambassador is to support career activities by promoting career events on campus and acts as liaison between students and Career & Alumni Services.

Why take part?

Volunteering for approximately 1-1.5 hours per week, the scheme will allow students to develop key skills such as effective communication, business awareness, marketing, networking and public speaking.

Successful completion of the role will be recognised on your academic transcript, which you can share with employers or postgraduate recruiters when you finish your studies. In addition, students can apply for a Curtin Extra certificate for the role.

Taking part in the Careers Service Ambassador programme will allow you to:

  • Develop key skills sought by employers such as communication, teamwork, public speaking, independent working, networking and flexibility.
  • Connect with employers through participation at careers events and attendance at career’s training / workshops.
  • Ongoing learning on marketing methods, public speaking, using social media, writing for the web and conducting interviews when needed.
  • Contribute to general student awareness of the Careers and Employability Service while providing feedback to the Careers Service on student concerns and requirements regarding employability.

Person specification

Careers Service Ambassadors should have:

  • A keen interest in marketing or event management.
  • A willingness to develop key skills in communication, teamwork, public speaking, networking and engaging with employers and careers staff.
  • An enthusiasm for increasing student awareness of the Careers and Employability Service.
  • An interest in using social media and other marketing methods to promote our services.

What’s involved?

To achieve recognition as a Careers Service Ambassador on your Curtin Extra Certificate, you need to:

  • Attend an introductory briefing by the Career Services Officer for the programme.
  • Register into the Curtin Extra start form.
  • Completed your 20 hours of work during the program and log your hours on Curtin Extra website link.
  • Submit report summarising your first semester activities in the role to Career Services Officer.

Careers Service Ambassadors will also be expected to undertake a range of activities to promote the Careers and Employability Service including:

  • Act as ambassadors at the annual Internship & Placement Fair, Career Services events / Workshop.
  • Conduct information gathering amongst student colleagues about their knowledge of the Careers and Employability Service.
  • Use social media to promote the Careers and Employability Service.

How to apply?

We are recruiting for Careers Service Ambassadors yearly.  Application closed on the last week of February every year and Interview will be conducted on the first week of March.

Further Information

For further information about the Careers Service Ambassadors role, please email careers@curtin.edu.my

 

(2) Career Volunteers

We welcome everyone to be part of our team.  If you are interested to involved and love getting new experience, drop us an email at careers@curtin.edu.my with the title “CS Volunteer” and leave us your name, student ID, email address and contact number.

You will be contacted when your services are needed on some of your major event for the year namely the Curtin Internship &  Placement Fair or Curtin Graduation Ceremony.

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