Careers General Important Dates


7-9 September 2018: Form your own team and hustle to produce the greatest open data creation. GovHack is for everyone from artists and storytellers through to developers and entrepreneurs. Our event is held over a 46-hour period, starting on Friday night at 7pm. Participants of GovHack will attend one of our Official or Node venues which occur across Australia. Click Here for More Information

Career Expeditions – Dive into a virtual world of coding careers

We’ve teamed up with Google to bring you three amazing virtual career expeditions. Through the Google Expeditions app, teachers can immerse students in a day in the life of a coder. All you need to get started is a smartphone or tablet and a VR headset like Google Cardboard. Click Here for More Information

Australian Life Photography Competition

Closes 29 July 2018:  Submit images representing Australian Life. Whether you’re a professional or amateur photographer, judges look for images that engage and intrigue, showing Australia beyond the icons. The winning image will receive a $10,000 prize. Click Here for More Information

Sydney Science Festival 2018 at UNSW

7 to 19 August 2018: Join our researchers in optometry, quantum physics, marine biology, intelligent machines, sustainable materials, psychology, biotechnology, and more, for tours, talks and workshops across Sydney for Sydney Science Festival 2018 during National Science Week. Highlights include Australian of the Year Professor Michelle Simmons on the coming revolution in quantum computing, activist Bob Brown on the ongoing battle for the environment, and a robust discussion on what artificial intelligence means not just for human lives, but for the way we understand human intelligence, human values, and humanity itself. Click Here for More Information

Lego Masters – TV Show Opportunity

Closes 4 August 2018: If your imagination was let loose in the ultimate LEGO workshop…what would you build? We are searching for people who love LEGO with big ideas for little bricks. Take your LEGO building hobby to the next level with LEGO MASTERS. Click Here for More Information

Learn to code like a ninja. NCSS Challenge 2018

Starts 30 July 2018: The NCSS Challenge is a 5-week online programming competition run by the Australian Computing Academy at the University of Sydney that teaches school students (10-18 years old) how to code as they compete. Verified teachers will receive a free subscription, more details are available on the website

Maths, Science and Engineering

If you are interested in maths, science or engineering, click here for future career possibilities