Are you new to the job market and looking to start your career but don’t know where to start? Do you need help with your CV and want to know how to write a cover letter?

Use this job seeker checklist to make sure you get on the right track:


  • Activate your YouthWEB by press the signup button towards the top of this page
  • Create a professional resume. Not sure how to make one? Download our resume template, attend a resume workshop or contact your case worker
  • Learn about your industry! Familiarise yourself with industry resources, including trade sites, professional organisations, and events.
  • Start thinking about internships. What would you like to learn from an internship? Where and when would you like to do it? How would it fit into your schedule? Use jobactive PaTH to help.
  • Develop networking, interviewing, and other professional skills by attending one of our networking and mentoring workshops.
  • Begin identifying and developing your personal and professional networks by getting to know your classmates and the faculty.
  • Attend a Career Development seminar to learn about our resources and how we can help prepare you for your career.
  • Do you have/require police a current police clearance? Apply for a police record check.
  • Take a personality test to understand what working environments work best for you.
  • Interested in starting your own business, check out our Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) toolkit here