Get ahead in the Oil & Gas game – 10 tips from UWA

Feb 18, 2015

With a tough job market getting ever tougher due to the current oil and gas industry cut-backs, the University of Western Australia (UWA) share their top ten tips for graduates to take on board when they consider entering the employment market.

  • Study the Master of Professional Engineering at UWA and gain a globally-recognised accredited qualification
  • Study the Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas at UWA, designed in partnership with key industry leaders
  • Become a member of Engineers Australia, a national body focused on engineering advancement and professional development
  • Become an active member of Student Clubs and Societies – UWA Engineering students are involved in over 15 different clubs!
  • Seek opportunities to take paid or unpaid vacation work or internships
  • Contact local engineering companies, initiatives and events and ask if they need volunteers
  • Attend conferences, seminars and public lectures to continue your learning
  • Master the art of networking and gain as many contacts as possible
  • Subscribe to engineering and oil and gas publications
  • Keep up to date with national and global trends in the market


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