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St Brendan's College Careers

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the QCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

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How to Write a Resume (Posted: 05/05/2021)

Year 12s it is time to get your resume sorted! Apprenticeship intakes have already started.

Year 10 and 11s if you are looking for casual employment you should be doing the same.

As you would have found out in year 10 English, our SBC Careers web-site has all the templates you need to get started. You just need to sign in to the student area at 

In addition, the Explore Careers web-site has some great tips:

How to Write a Resume: Let's Go Back to Basics | Explore Careers

Career Events for the next week (Posted: 04/05/2021)

Here are the events from the Careers Calendar for the next week (next Monday -> the following Sunday).

Monday (May 10, 2021)

UCAT Concession Application Deadline
UCAT Concession Application Deadline


Defence Careers - Army Officer Virtual Information Session
The leadership and management skills you develop as an Army Officer are invaluable.
Join us for an upcoming info session and speak with current serving members about Officer roles in the Army.

Time: See link below
Location: Online

Details and Registration:

Tuesday (May 11, 2021)

University of Notre Dame - Young Achievers’ Early Offer Info Session
Stress less in Year 12 with the Young Achievers’ Early Offer Program!

Interested in securing your place at Notre Dame before you sit your ATAR exams?

Join this online webinar to find out everything you need to know about the Young Achievers’ Early Offer Program, selection criteria, how to apply, important dates and benefits. Plus you’ll hear from Notre Dame Student Ambassadors about how receiving an Early Offer helped them finish Year 12 with added confidence.

Time: 6pm (WA Standard Time)
Location: Online

Details and Registration:

Student Exchange Australia and New Zealand - Live Online Information Sessions
The LIVE Online Info Session is conducted by a senior member of our staff using a service which allows us to meet online or over the telephone. You will be able to meet our representative over a video internet connection, ask any questions and watch a presentation. Our LIVE online session will cover the following topics:
Introduction to Student Exchange, the regulatory environment & benefits
Program options, destinations & eligibility
Safety and Well being, our support system & where you will stay 
Money Matters, including available discounts & scholarships
Deadlines & how to apply
Why choose Student Exchange?

Time: See link below
Location: Online 

Details and Registration:

Wednesday (May 12, 2021)

QUT - STEM Subject Selection
Hear from QUT experts and current university students about the exciting study and career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Each session will introduce: degree options including double degree programs pathways to exciting STEM careers opportunities for exchanges, work experience, scholarships career planning tips and STEM jobs of the future guidance about choosing subjects and preparing for uni Current STEM Student Ambassadors will also be on hand to share their experiences and answer your questions.

Time: 4.30pm - 8.00pm
Location: Education Centre (E Block) Kelvin Grove Campus

Details and Registration:

TAFE QLD - Nursing Online Webinar
TAFE Queensland on the Gold Coast would like to invite you to an upcoming Online Nursing webinar information session. This is a free webinar and we'd love to have you join us!
The health sector is growing in Australia with four out of five nursing graduates gaining employment within three months of graduation. When you study nursing with TAFE Queensland you'll have access to purpose-built training facilities, experienced teachers, and vocational placement opportunities. After just 18 months you'll be fully qualified in nursing care, patient health analysis and administration, and monitoring medications.
Our online information sessions are an opportunity to:
Learn all about the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing
Hear about our flexible study options and how these can work for you
Find out about our new clinical wards boasting state-of-the-art simulation labs
Chat to us about Residential Schools at our Southport campus and ask our experienced teachers any questions you may have.
Register now and have all the information you need to start your career in nursing in 2021!
Can’t make this date? Register anyway and we will send you a recording once the webinar is finished!

Time: 10:00am
Location: Online

Details and Registration:


Defence Careers - Gold Coast Defence Info Session
Are you interested to learn about the wide range of roles available in the Navy, Army and Air Force?
Join us at an upcoming info session and speak with current serving members to see which Australian Defence Force career is best suited to you.

Time: 6:00pm
Location: Defence Force Recruiting Gold Coast, Ground Floor 14 Edgewater Court, Robina, QLD 4226

Details and Registration:

Thursday (May 13, 2021)

Christian Heritage College
Ever wondered what it was like to be a CHC student? Or have questions you need answered before you start studying? Now is the time to find out more as CHC opens its virtual doors and meets you wherever you are!
At Open Night you’ll get to speak to your future lecturers and find out more about the courses you are considering studying, hear about life on campus and online, win prizes and more! Register today to attend our Open Night in May.

Time: 6:30pm
Location: Online

Details and Registration:

Saturday (May 15, 2021)

AIE - Open day
Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects at the AIE Open Day. Find out about full-time and part-time courses starting soon. This is now an this online event.

Time: See link below
Location: Online

Details and Registration:


Graduate Careers in Shipbuilding Webinar (Posted: 30/04/2021)

One of the most technologically advanced industries in the world

Are you thinking about going to university but not sure what jobs are out there? Do you want to make sure that the degree you choose to study will lead to a job?
Join the NSC as we unravel the world of opportunity that exists in naval shipbuilding careers (no – you don’t have to join the Navy!) from engineering roles, through to project management and careers in HR, Legal, IT or finance.
Hear first-hand from recent graduates who are now working in the industry and receive some tips and tricks from the NSC team about planning your career pathway.
Guest speakers include Imma and Anantha from BAE Systems Australia who are recent graduates working on the Hunter Class Frigate Program, and Aaron a Graduate Engineer from Saab. They’ll talk about their career pathway and how they got to where they are now.

Date & Time
Wed, May 5, 2021
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM AEST



Hastings Deering Apprenticeship Intake opens 3 May 2021 (Posted: 28/04/2021)

Hastings Deering Apprenticeship Intake further information


11th May Residential College Visit : Union College (University of Qld) (Posted: 23/04/2021)

The University of Queensland Union College is an independent, co-educational residential college located on the St Lucia campus of The University of Queensland, (UQ) Brisbane, Australia. Staying at a residential college is extremely beneficial, especially to those entering their first year of studies and eases the transition into university life.

A representative of the Union College is coming on Tuesday the 11th May during second break (1:30pm) to talk about life at Uni and staying at a residential college.

Let Ms Russell know via email if you are interested in attending. (

Some benefits of the Union College at UQ include:
  • Provides a secure and supportive environment where residents may pursue their academic endeavours
  • Can enjoy a wide range of cultural, sporting and social opportunities not available to off-campus students.
  • Individuals forge strong personal bonds and establish professional network opportunities through living and studying together.
  • Union College is proud of its ethos of respect for equity, diversity and difference – where every individual can pursue their own academic goals and personal interests.
  • Our core values of personal accountability, always respecting others, and being mindful of their needs ensures a harmonious college community.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included
  • Room cleans once a week

Pilot and Aviation Career Information Session (Townsville ADF) (Posted: 20/04/2021)

Parent Student Information Webinar Griffith University (Posted: 20/04/2021)

If you are in Year 11 or 12, Griffith University invites you and your family to get clarity and advice about transitioning to university at their Parent and Student Information Webinar on Thursday 29 April from 5.30-7 pm. At this event, you'll find out about the experiences, opportunities and support available to Griffith students, hear from QTAC on the application process and how to make the most of your preferences, and get your questions answered during a Q&A session. 
Reserve your place at 

A Night in the Army Reserve (Posted: 19/04/2021)