Let’s face the reality, in retrospect, we believe it is safe to assume that the migration policies from this point onwards is going to get increasingly difficult as State Growth Department to some extent is prioritizing applicants employed in their respective fields. This means finding work in your nominated skillset will not only trigger you career path but also will make you a very exceptional candidate and will put you in high priority list for nomination application process. Now the question comes, how would you find work in your field of study in this progressively competitive employment market?
Professional Year program will give you the right platform to put your foot in the door. This program will end with you undertaking a 12-week work placement sought and coordinated by your Professional Year provider, which, in turn, means special care and consideration will be put while choosing the right host company or organization for the placement. Now the next question comes, how would this work placement be any different from the internship program in your bachelor’s or master’s degree program?
The answer is, unlike your previous internship, this time you will be prepared. This time, this program will prepare and equip you with employability skills that will make you an invaluable and exceptional graduate and will give you an upper hand over the rest of the graduates desperately seeking employment. Focus will be put on specific employability skills like presentation skills, interview skills (in simulations), networking skills, business writing skills and CV/ Cover Letter writing strategies, which collectively will help you to transform this work placement into a prospective job offer. Now the next question appears, would these strategies really work?
Well, that depends on your desperation to make this work. This program will equip you with all the gears and accessories and will point you to the right door, however you must walk past the door. Apparently, companies hiring interns with exceptional performance is nothing unheard of. All these newly learned skills, especially the skills of networking, under your belt will give you an edge over the rest of the interns fishing in the same pool of employment.