Gippsland Career Practitioner Days

Gippsland Schedule

10.30amArrival and morning tea
11.00amIndustry embedded work ready programs – changing graduate outcomes.
Presenter: Joanne Matthews, Industry Placement Coordinator
Real experience leads to careers. Learn about our Industry Placement Program and Work Integrated Learning program, and hear from current students.
11.30amBullying online uncovered.
Presenter: Dr Evita March, Senior Lecturer and Psychologist
Dr Evita March is a senior lecturer and psychologist. Her research includes exploring personality traits that predict online antisocial behaviours, including cyberbulling. Her work on predicting personality traits and motivations of Internet ‘trolls’ was an Australian first study. Dr March believes that understanding these traits is imperative for effective intervention and treatment.
12.00pmPathways programs, CASPer and pathways into Education.
Presenter: Associate Professor Nicola Johnson, Deputy Head, School of Education
How to become a teacher – new approaches to entry and study. How pathways work for students.
1.30pmThe marvels of marketing in the modern era and reasons why absolutely no-one can ignore it. 
Presenter: Vaughan Reimers, Senior Lecturer
Dr Vaughan Reimers is a senior lecturer with more than 20 years’ experience and a leader for the university’s external engagement. His research and community engagement focus includes sports marketing, sponsorship, revitalizing towns and ‘green’ marketing.
2.00pmAnimal science – a diverse field with hundreds of careers. 
Presenter: Associate Professor David Piedrafita
Associate Professor David Piedrafita is a lecturer and dynamic presenter. He is a leading researcher both nationally and internationally, working to improve the health of production animals. He was co-chair of the International Congress of Parasitology when it was held in Australia in 2010.
2.30pmConclusion of the day
2.30pm - 3.00pmOptional tour of student accommodation

Giuseppe Marino
Phone: 5122 6987