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What is CareerTrackers?

Your path. Your choices. Your future.

CareerTrackers links Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from year 12 and throughout university with employers related to their aspirations for paid, multi-year internships.

We are with you the whole way! We provide world-class training throughout your academic career and will connect you with a global network of like-minded First Nations professionals.

Throughout your academic journey, a dedicated Advisor will help you define your future and work with you to achieve your goals.

We work with over 200 employment partners and universities across Australia.

Why would you want to join CareerTrackers?

  • 12-week paid internship each year throughout your degree
  • Support to develop structured goals and objectives for each internship
  • Access to global leaders in industry and community
  • Attendance at our annual Leadership Development Institute each year throughout your degree
  • World-class training programs to develop professionally and academically
  • The opportunity to give back as an alumnus and community leader

By registering to be part of the CareerTrackers community you are taking a step towards your future!

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Who is in the CareerTrackers Community?

Start your future today.

Over the last decade, we’re celebrating the hundreds of Alumni who have formed our community.

To be eligible for the program, you need to be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, studying at high school or university, and making continuous progress towards completion of your studies.

We currently support students across all years of study and a wide range of degrees. Some of the most popular degrees are:

  • Agriculture and Environment
  • Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business / Commerce
  • Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Law
  • Science

Life at CareerTrackers

Get Inspired.

Natasha Ward

Natasha is an intern at Bupa in Melbourne and is completing a double degree in Education and Science at Monash University.

Natasha is passionate about Reconciliation and inspiring change through her students.

In 2018, she was invited to share this passion, speaking about her family’s experience with the Stolen Generations to survivors of the Stolen Generations, the Prime Minister and First Nations leaders.

Ashley Hansen

At 41, Ashley decided to change careers from construction and manufacturing and Bachelor of Information Technology, majoring in Application Development, at Central Queensland University.

Ashley chose the field of IT due to his desire to understand how technology works and his passion for the creative processes within this field.

Ashley was offered an internship with Telstra, and within 5 weeks of starting, Ash was offered a graduate role. So impressed that within five weeks of him commencing his internship, Ashley was offered a graduate position within his internship team.

Kyran Dixon

2018 Young Australian of the Year for South Australia, Kyran is an alumnus of the CareerTrackers program – he completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in History and Politics.

Now a consultant in the Risk and Internal Audit Practice at EY, Kyran shares the story of his battle with cancer and how he has stayed motivated in the face of incredible obstacles.