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Careers and employability

Career support services

Get careers advice

Book a 30-minute confidential appointment with a career advisor to discuss anything job related. Meetings can be on campus, over the phone or online.

Log into EDGE to book

Improve your resume and cover letter

Email your resume and cover letter (as a Word document) and we'll give you detailed feedback to you can make it better. Don't forget to include your name and student number.

Email us

Practise your interview technique

Take a mock interview so you can get a feel for the process before you do the real thing. You can even record and review your answers in real time and request feedback.

Log into EDGE to take an interview

Explore our career resources

Visit our Careers and Employability Resource Hub to find 15-minute webinars, resume samples, interview tips, lists of employers, upcoming events and more.

Access the Hub

Career development programs

Career Accelerate Program (CAP)

Prepare yourself for work with the Career Accelerate Program (CAP). It's a free, fully online, self-paced Moodle course designed to increase your employability. You can do every topic or just the bits you find relevant.

Enrol for CAP

Mentor Advantage Program

Apply for the Mentor Advantage Program to learn more about the field you’re hoping to work in. You’ll be matched with an industry expert who will tell you about current trends and help you prepare for the study-to-employment shift.

Find out more

Federation Advantage Program

We think volunteer work deserves recognition. Any co-curricular activities or volunteer work you do while you’re studying at Fed counts towards a Federation Advantage award. There are three stages: Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Learn more

Disability support service

Landing your first “real” job after graduation is challenging. Having a disability can make it even harder. But we're here to support you if you need it.

Email to find out how we can help.

Job opportunities

Visit our EDGE portal. Find part-time and casual work, graduate programs, and unique internship opportunities in Australia and around the world.

EDGE platform

EDGE is an online system where you can apply for jobs, book appointments with our LSAs and career advisors and join social club activities.

Explore a range of jobs advertised by employers and upload your resume by logging on to EDGE and clicking on the 'Jobs' section.

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Students as Staff

"Students as Staff" supports you to earn money and develop employability skills whilst working in paid roles at Fed.

To receive notifications for new "Students as Staff" jobs, email your resume to Once assessed, you'll be tagged as a job seeker within the university. You'll receive targeted emails about new opportunities to apply for through EDGE. You can also explore roles such as service center officers, peer mentors, library assistants, and more.

Upload resume

Get experience

Work or volunteer on campus

Develop skills and build networks at Fed through our valuable volunteer and leadership opportunities on campus.

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Studying abroad or joining an exchange

Study on an exchange program for one or two semesters at our partner institution to gain cultural awareness and self-confidence.

Find out more

Volunteer (off-campus)

Enrich your Fed experience and make a positive change in your community. We can connect you with volunteering activities.

Find out more

Virtual internship.

Explore careers and prepare for the job with hundreds of free job simulations designed by the world's top employers.

Learn more

Alumni support

We've got your back, even after graduation. Reach out to our Careers and Employability team for career support, including help with post-graduate study options, for up to two years after you've graduated.

Schedule an appointment through EDGE or email us at Note: Please include your student number (if you know it), your personal email address, and a phone number.

Are you an employer looking to hire our students?

There are many ways your organisation can engage with our students, academic programs and graduates.

Speak with us about a particular opportunity you have for students on 03 5327 6363 or email our Careers and Employability team at

Contact us


Office G76, Building 902
Federation University,
100 Clyde Rd,
Berwick VIC, 3806
Room 119, U Building
Federation University,
University Drive,
Mt Helen VIC, 3350