Program Orientation


Program Orientation

Welcome to CareerTrackers

If you have arrived on this page before your scheduled Program Orientation we recommend that you start by watching the History of CareerTrackers video below.

During the Program Orientation we’ll walk through each aspect of the program, the opportunities we create, the commitment required of student participants and importantly the change we want to see in Australia!

Please ask us lots of questions and get familiar with CareerTrackers to kick-start your journey in the program.

The history of CareerTrackers


What is your biggest motivation for joining CareerTrackers?



CareerTrackers Advantage


The Program


CareerTrackers Alumni and Industry experts share insights on their professions

IT Masterclass

Richard Ridge, Senior Consultant at Applied Network Solutions and Michael Mieni, IT Project Manager at Westpac.

Consulting Masterclass

Julian Jeffries, Senior Consultant at Nous and Eamon Ritchie, Consultant at Nous.

Law Masterclass

Dan Dragovic, Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills and Ashleigh Lindsay, Solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills.

HR Masterclass

Sonia Harvey, Aboriginal Participation Advisor and Acting People Advisor – Sales & Marketing at BP and Dominic Corbett, HR Manager at Westpac.

Engineering Masterclass

Jon Williams, Principal Engineer at GHD and Jack Kafoa, Senior Engineer – Dams at GHD.

Financial Services Masterclass

Jason Wong, Senior Manager at Lendlease Treasury and Ben Eisikovich, Finance Manager at Westpac.

Public Policy Masterclass

Michelle Craigie, Assistant Secretary, Indigenous and Remote COVID-19 Policy and Implementation at Department of Health and Mason Peter, Graduate at Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

Healthcare Masterclass

Kerri Colgate, Director of KM Noongar Consultancy Services and Josh Preece, Graduate Doctor at Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Marketing & Communications

Deanna Kostovski, Product Owner at Macquarie Group and Amanda Fisher, Internal Communications and Foundation Manager at Caltex.

Architecture Masterclass

Lauren Nissen, Senior Associate at ASPECT Studios and Jordan Eaton, Assistant Development Manager, Apartments at Lendlease.


Logo Game


Graduate Attribute



A typical CareerTrackers Internship

CareerTrackers 9th Annual gala Dinner Keynote – George Brown

Barbie-Lee Kirby featured with Qantas


So what now?


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Key Dates - Semester 1



Program Orientation
22 February – 1 April
Profile Writing
1 March – 16 April
Interview Preparation
15 March – 30 April
Corporate Interview
26 April – 21 May
Student Networking Events
Throughout semester
Winter Kick-Off Workshops
Workshops between 7 – 18 June
Winter Internship
21 June – 23 July
Learning Contract
Meeting to be held in week one of the internship
Winter Leadership Training
Workshops between 5 – 8 July
End of Internship Presentation
Last week of internship
Meeting during last week of internship

Semester 2



Program Orientation
26 July – 3 September
Profile Writing
2 August – 17 September
Interview Preparation
23 August – 1 October
Corporate Interview
20 September – 16 October
Student Networking Events
Throughout semester
Summer Kick-Off Workshops
Workshops between 8 – 19 November
Summer Internship
22 November 2021 – 11 February 2022
Learning Contract
Meeting to be held in first week of internship
Program Day
Workshops between 29 November – 10 December
Gala Dinner
Christmas Shutdown
20 December 2021 – 3 January 2022
End of Internship Presentation
Last week of internship
Meeting during last week of internship

High School Program



12 – 16 April 2021
Work Shadowing Program
Winter School Holidays
Year 12 Kick-Off Day
7 January 2022
Year 12 Internship
10 January – 11 February 2022
National Indigenous Online Career & University Expo
28 - 30 September 2021
Summer Work Shadowing Program
17 - 21 January 2022