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This Scoop it Page focuses on working in areas such as Non-Government Organisations, Security, Foreign Affairs and Community Development. It includes resources on key employability skills, career development and opportunities, report writing, industry insights and securing a job for students in AIS201. (Updated weekly)
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CICA | Career Industry Council of Australia

CICA | Career Industry Council of Australia | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

The CICA website provides lots of useful information on future industry projections, statistics and career development. For example; under 'News' you can find industry outlook reports, under 'Research' you can find Australian and International reports about skill & career development and the 'Resources' tab provides many links to useful websites, articles and more.

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Industry skills - Government Training website

Industry skills - Government Training website | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

This website provides links to a number of Industry Skills Councils (ISC) that provide  environmental scans and industry information. Some of the industries include: Manufacturing, the Resource & Infrastructure Sector, Government, Energy Utilities and Community Services.


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Industry Profile Australia | Work Profiles

Industry Profile Australia | Work Profiles | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it
Find out more about the key employment industries - what people who work in these industries do, what kind of jobs are available and where you can get more information from industry associations, peak bodies and government organisations.
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Career Toolkit - Planning your career

Career Toolkit - Planning your career | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

This Victorian Government website can help you with planning your career, identifying your skills & attributes and also provides information on career strategies and current job vacancies

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News by Industry | Business Wire

News by Industry | Business Wire | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

View the latest news by Industry. 

 

Select a broad Industry e.g. Energy industry, or narrow down by category e.g. Oil/Gas, and read the news relating to that industry.

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Report writing

Report writing | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Report writing is an essential skill for professionals. A report aims to inform and persuade as clearly and succinctly as possible, with evidence, about a topic, problem or situation. Here are some general guidelines for writing a report.

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What Employers Want & Industry Profiles

What Employers Want & Industry Profiles | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Learn what employers want with professional research and career advice from Graduate Opportunities.

This site also provides comprehensive profiles of key industries in Australia.

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Idealist Directory - Jobs, internships and more!

Idealist Directory - Jobs, internships and more! | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

A searchable directory of nearly 50,000 nonprofit organizations in over 160 countries. Individuals can find jobs, volunteer opportunities, internships, programs, campaigns, and events.


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The Fastest-Growing Industries Over The Last Year

The Fastest-Growing Industries Over The Last Year | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it
Sageworks, a financial information company, conducted a financial statement analysis of privately held companies to identify the fastest-growing industries of the last 12 months, and among the top 20, 12 are tied to construction.
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UIA | Union of International Associations

UIA | Union of International Associations | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

UIA documents the work of International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) and Inter-governmental Organizations (IGOs) and promotes the public awareness of their activities

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MyFuture: Industry Information

MyFuture: Industry Information | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Explore Australian industries and find the latest statistical information about jobs and industries in specific regions around Australia.

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WUF7: Red Cross Red Crescent calls for greater community engagement in urban planning and development - IFRC

WUF7: Red Cross Red Crescent calls for greater community engagement in urban planning and development - IFRC | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Press Release published on the 8th of April on the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies website

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Australian Suppliers Directory - Austrade

Australian Suppliers Directory - Austrade | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Search for thousands of Australian companies, their products and services. Search for a company or browse by industry. Industry categories include defence, security, safety, environment, energy and more.

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Internships and volunteering

Internships and volunteering | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

This Deakin Webpage has useful information on sourcing internships and volunteering opportunities.

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Industry, Skills, Councils (ISC)

Industry, Skills, Councils (ISC) | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

The ISC website provides environmental scans of a range of industries based on real-time industry views and evidence from across Australia. The scans include factors currently shaping and impacting workforce development and contemporary advice from industry.

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Career Profiles

Career Profiles | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Browse profiles on many different industries and employment sectors, with information including industry overviews, employment trends, and required skills for the sector.

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A balanced graduate - What are employers looking for?

A balanced graduate - What are employers looking for? | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

This Deakin website highlights some key areas that should be included on your resume, and discusses how employers are looking for a 'balanced graduate'

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Volunteering Australia

Volunteering Australia | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Thinking of volunteering?

Volunteering can be a great opportunity to improve your skills, gain a better understanding of an industry & increase your employability.

 

Volunteering Australia can help you to find volunteering opportunities.

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A Career Plan

A Career Plan | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

This website provides a 5 step plan to help you develop your career strategy and manage the direction you want your career to take.

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Interview Preparation

Interview Preparation | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Interested in learning how to prepare for all stages of the interview process?

Interview GOLD is a self-paced system that provides training customised to you and the job you are interviewing for.

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CloudDeakin Guides - ePortfolio

CloudDeakin Guides - ePortfolio | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

You can learn about how to develop an ePortfolio from the CloudDeakin Guides. There are instructions on the Dashboard, sharing groups, importing and exporting and more.

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Exploring Your Career Options | Graduate Careers Australia

Exploring Your Career Options | Graduate Careers Australia | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Graduate Careers Australia produces a range of publications and research about industry and salary trends, graduate employment opportunities and career development. 

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Industry Databases | Deakin University Library

Industry Databases | Deakin University Library | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Looking for industry information?

Try searching the A-Z databases by subject 'Industry' to find relevant databases that provide information such as industry trends, key statistics, research reports, company profiles, etc.

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SKILLS FOR EMPLOYMENT - Knowledge sharing platform

SKILLS FOR EMPLOYMENT - Knowledge sharing platform | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

This website provides information and resources on skills for employment, and a place to exchange ideas among policymakers, the private sector, international organisations and more.

 

Search for case studies, international standards, research papers or even search for information sources by country or region.

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Digital literacy tutorials | Deakin University Library

Digital literacy tutorials | Deakin University Library | International Studies @Work (Deakin University) | Scoop.it

Visit the Digital Literacy page to find some great videos and tutorials on how to find, use and evaluate information. Some of the videos include 'Using Databases Effectively' , 'Finding Resources using the Library Search' and 'Evaluating Information Critically' 

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