BEL Careers Day

Explore, Develop, Succeed

  • WhenTuesday 27 September 11am-7pm

  • WhereAdvanced Engineering
    Building (#49)

  • cameraIndustry networking 

Be inspired and gain exclusive access to industry experts and career-building specialists at BEL Careers Day.

Get connected with the people and tools to help you explore your options and carve out your career pathway.

Hear insider tips from graduate recruiters, industry representatives and UQ alumni to help you succeed in the evolving world of work.

Participate in hands-on workshops, hear from guest panellists and boost your professional profile through networking with potential employers.

Thank you to our partners for supporting this event.

Register  Program on a page

Careers Zone

From 12-3.30pm, thanks to our partners, you can meet employers, network and enjoy a catered lunch and afternoon tea.

Employer booths

Chat with employers about internship and graduate opportunties.

LinkedIn photo booth

Sharpen up your LinkedIn profile with a professional headshot.

Thank you to Mwave for sponsoring this photo booth.




Level 3 foyer, main entrance, Advanced Engineering Building (#49)

  • Check in to receive your conference tote bag and lanyard.
  • First 100 arrivals are guaranteed entry to the networking night.


Welcome and keynote speaker

Resilience through change, Sonja Basson
Senior Manager, Deloitte

GHD Auditorium, Advanced Engineering Building (#49)

Hear Sonja Basson's inspiring story of determination and be empowered to meet daily challenges in a new light.

Somja Basson

Pick your sessions

Choose which sessions to attend based on your interests. See full session details.

 Explore career options  Develop your capabilities  Succeed at transitioning from study to work

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Demystifying consulting: Industry insights panel

GHD Auditorium

Our panel of consulting specialists provide first-hand insights into the world of consulting. 


Designing your UQ experience


Hear from your student society executives on how to make the most of your time at UQ.


How to ace an assessment centre


Join representatives from recruitment and HR company Hays as they share insider tips on how to put your best foot forward in an assessment centre.


Lunch and networking, Careers Zone, level 3 foyer


Internal business specialists: Industry insights panel

GHD Auditorium

Hear from specialists who have built careers working in internal roles across PR, marketing, human resources, change management, accounting, finance, business analytics and more. 


LinkedIn for your career


Learn how to craft a great LinkedIn profile to boost your career prospects from a social media and LinkedIn specialist.


One-hour internship with KPMG


Work in teams on an industry challenge with our KPMG partners.


Afternoon tea, Careers Zone, level 3 foyer


Your future in economics and policy: Industry insights panel


Explore the many pathways in economics and policy with some of our incredible industry partners.


Tips to land the job: Industry recruiters panel

GHD Auditorium

Hear from our panel of recruiters and early career specialists as they share insights about the current job market and what employers are looking.


Navigating the workplace 101


Our partners at Grant Thornton accounting firm share how to put your best foot forward when entering the workplace.


UQ alumni panel, 'What I wish I knew'

GHD Auditorium

Learn where a business, economics and/or law degree can take you and how our alumni got to be where they are today.

Industry Networking Night

5.30-7pm, level 5 foyer

The Industry Networking Night is your chance to put everything you've learned at BEL Careers Day into practice while connecting with industry professionals, recruiters, alumni and your fellow peers.

Chat with representatives from DeloitteThe College of Law AustraliaPwC AustraliaEYWilliam BuckBDO in AustraliaMediaMo AustraliaBMD GroupWSPAECOMMAPIENAustralian Taxation OfficePowerlink QueenslandRSM and more!

But limited places are available! To secure your spot, ensure you're one of the first 100 students to check in at BEL Careers Day.  

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Thank you to our partners

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Howard Smith Wharves


The Brokerage logo

Deloitte logo

CPA logo


Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand logo

Disney International Programs

Pitcher Partners logo

Australian Tax Office logo

RSM logo

Graduate Connection Seek logo