In this section you will find information, links and resources for women who want to start a career, develop an existing career path or change to a new career. You can also find links to educational and training institutions both within the ACT and nationally.
(ACT) The Australian National University - one of Australia's most research-intensive universities, with a high staff to student ratio.
(ACT) University of Canberra - offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses, typically with an applied focus.
(ACT) Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) - is the ACT and region's leading training organisation providing career opportunities and partnering with industry and individuals to develop a skilled community.
(ACT) The Australian Catholic University (Canberra Campus) - offers academic programs in arts, education, social work and theology.
(ACT) CIT Vocational College - is for people of varying backgrounds and experience. Students work towards essential skills like Year 10, Year 12 and English while making a start on their work qualifications.
(ACT) Return to Work Courses - the 14-week course (Certificate 1 in Learning Options) runs during school hours at the Woden and Bruce campuses. Learn in a supportive environment and attendance is only nine hours per week.
(ACT) Quest Solutions - provides practical skills for getting and keeping a job. Free training available for eligible people. Training is available in business; security; hospitality; retail; disability and aged care.
(ACT) Optimum Training and Development - Southside Community Service is a nationally recognised training institution providing professional development services. A variety of certificate level courses are available.
(ACT) Capital Careers - a registered training organisation specialising in developing and delivering innovative training solutions for business, government and community organisations. Capital Careers is a commercial organisation but maintains a strong social focus through our public and community programs. Activities include delivering vocational training for people who are disadvantaged in our community - particularly those with disabilities.
APSjobs - is your gateway to a challenging and rewarding career in the Australian Public Service (APS).
Myfuture - is a joint initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments. It provides career information and a career exploration tools. Individuals are able to explore their skills and interests, identify their career ideas, develop their career plan and research options for further study or training.
JobSearch - is an Australian Government website that provides a one-stop shop for jobs and career information.
Job Services Australia - Job Services Australia is the Australian Government employment services system that supports job seekers and employers.
Australian Apprenticeships Job Pathways Services - are available to anyone of working age and do not require any entry qualifications. You can be a school-leaver, re-entering the workforce or simply wishing to change careers.
The Australian Apprenticeships Training Information Service - is a single point of contact to coordinate information to Australian Apprenticeships Centres and Registered Training Organisations on the range, availability and relevance of national Training Packages. The site has been in operation for over 8 years and was previously known as the NAT Information Service.
Centrelink Indigenous Cadetship Program - provides assistance to students to complete study at an approved tertiary institution.
WorldSkills Australia - is a not for profit membership association open to agencies or bodies which have a responsibility for promoting vocational education and training in their respective countries/regions. WorldSkills operates worldwide and is politically and denominationally neutral.
Seek - A useful website for applying and searching for jobs.
Careers Online - A website to help you choose a career that suits your abilities and interests.
Career One - A website with information detailing how to write letters and improve your resume, with sample resumes and cover letters.
ACT Gazettes Online - Provides information on employment opportunities in the ACT Public Service.
Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services (MARSS) - provides a variety of programs and services all aimed at integrating migrants and refugees seamlessly into Australian society. Our services cover a wide array of areas from settlement of new arrivals, career development seminars, driver training courses, English language courses, academic tutoring programs, and many more. Migrant Employment Service Information Session Communications Training