Murdoch University


Murdoch Careers Centre

Location: The Student Centre, Murdoch Campus, Murdoch WA 6150
Postal Address: 90 South Street Murdoch W.A. 6150
Telephone: +61 8 9360 2596
University Switchboard: +61 8 9360 6000
University Homepage:

Murdoch University has established a reputation as an internationally recognised university offering excellence in teaching and research. The University was listed as one of the top 100 international universities in the world according to the latest rankings from Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. Murdoch University was also recently given a 5-star graduate employment rating by students in the 2015 Good University Guide. The Careers and Employment Centre fosters and maintains strong links with its students and graduates so that employers can be readily assisted with their recruitment requirements.

The Careers Centre utilises CareerHub (CareerConnect) as its main interface with employers and students. Employers are encouraged to register on CareerConnect (, in order to promote both graduate and student opportunities (i.e. vacation work, internships, causal/part-time jobs) as they arise.  Employer / Industry events can also be promoted on CareerConnect.

The Careers Centre offers a direct mail out service, as well as a number of on-campus student engagement opportunities. This includes activities such as employer presentations, careers fairs, and other promotional/networking activities including speed interviewing practice with employers.

Services and Programs
Direct mail out/email service ■ Presentations/Information sessions and other on-campus events ■ Online vacancy advertising through CareerConnect.

Fully networked lecture theatres ■ Free reserved parking provided

Equity Groups
We are able to assist you with recruitment of candidates from various equity groups.

Fields of Study


Careers Service Manager
Suzanne Knuiman

T: +61 8 9360 2740

Career Development Advisors:
Alexandra Haaxman
T: +61 8 9360 2447

Jane Foster
T: +61 8 9360 6959

Erica Anderton
T: +61 8 9360 6831

Careers Officers
Kristin Gaerisch
T: +61 8 9360 2596

Alexander Treuren

T: +61 8 9360 2596

2017 Dates
Semester 1: 27 Feb 2017 – 23 Jun 2017
Semester 2: 31 Jul 2017 – 24 Nov 2017
Exam period 1: 10 June – 24 June
Exam period 2: 11 November – 25 November
Vacation / Semester Break:


Employer Visits
Employers are welcome on campus at any time of the year to conduct presentations or information sessions and/or campus interviews, meet with academic staff or to discuss other recruitment needs.  Contact the Careers Centre on Telephone: +61 8 9360 2596 or Email: to discuss your needs.

We also welcome partnership opportunities with employers for:
–  internships, fieldwork placements and other work integrated learning WIL;
– research
– filling part-time and casual vacancies for students while studying.

Careers Fairs 2017

Careers Week

27 February – 3 March

With employers visiting the South Street campus to showcase their employment opportunities, various practical career skills workshops on offer, a career drop-in tent, an industry panel discussing the future of work, and finally a multi-discipline careers fair – Careers Week 2017 is an event not to be missed.

Access Experience Fair

August 2017 (Semester 2)

An on-campus Careers Fair promoting Work Experience, Volunteering and Professional Engagement as an essential employability activity during your studies.