Careers, Jobs, Work

Presentations and activities related to students getting jobs, pursuing careers and understanding work skills.

Teenagers: Thinking about careers

  TWA Teen Careers

One of the great movements in education in recent years has been the valuing of ‘student voice’.

This set of lessons provides an opportunity for educators to use existing student views about career planning captured in local and international research, to stimulate financial education conversations within the school.

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My career in finance (Clair - Part A FINSIA)

  Finsia Clair Career Part A 2

In this video, Clair, a member of FINSIA's Young Financial Professionals, shares her experiences of getting a job in the finance industry and the challenges and opportunities that have arisen since.

This is the second in a series of three short videos where Clair shares her interesting journey into a financial service career. Students exitng school will learn a lot from Clair's honest reflections.


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My career in finance (Clair - Part B FINSIA)

  Finsia Clair Career Part B 2

In this video, Clair, a member of FINSIA's Young Financial Professionals, shares her experiences of getting a job in the finance industry and the challenges and opportunities that have arisen since.

This is the second in a series of three short videos where Clair shares her interesting journey into a financial service career. Students exitng school will learn a lot from Clair's honest reflections.


A Teacher Module with lessons will soon be published to support this video
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My career in financial planning (FINSIA - Peter)

  Finsia Peter Career

In this video, Peter, a member of FINSIA's Young Financial Professionals, shares aspects of his career in financial planning, including qualifications, work focus, opportunities and challenges, and the benefit of networks and mentors.

This is the second in a series of two short videos where Peter shares his interesting journey from rural Mareeba into a financial service career. Peter has an interesting journey that many students can learn from.


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My career in finance (Sean - FINSIA)

  Finsia Sean Career

In this video, Sean, a member of FINSIA's Young Financial Professionals, shares aspects of his career in finance, including qualifications, work focus, opportunities and challenges, and the benefit of networks and mentors.

This is the second in a series of two short videos where Sean shares his interesting journey through university into a financial service career. Sean has an interesting journey that many students can learn from.


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Dr Abby Kamalakanthan (Part B): University life

  Abby K 2B1

In this video, Dr Abby Kamalakanthan , a member of Young Economists Queensland, shares her perspectives on managing financially during university, using economics to make good financial decisions and rational decision-making. (13 minutes)

This is the second in a series of three short videos featuring Dr Abby Kamalakanthan.


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Dr Abby Kamalakanthan (Part C): A career in economics

  Abby K 3A

In this video, Dr Abby Kamalakanthan , a member of Young Economists Queensland, shares her perspectives on getting a job, working as a consultant within a team, the importance of behavioural economics. (14 minutes)

This is the third in a series of three short videos featuring Dr Abby Kamalakanthan.


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David Elms (Part B): University life

  David E 2

In this video, David Elms, a member of Young Economists Queensland, shares his perspectives on careers in financial services, working while studying, financial surprises, budgeting and HECs. (21 minutes)

This is the second in a series of three short videos featuring David.


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Katie Vanbaum (Part B): University life

  Katie 2A

In this video, Katie Vanbaum, a member of Young Economists Queensland, shares her perspectives on financial education working while studying and living away from home. (8 minutes)

This is the second in a series of three short videos featuring Katie.


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Katie Vanbaum (Part C): A career in economics

  Katie 3

In this video, Katie Vanbaum, a member of Young Economists Queensland, shares her perspectives on the benefit of being in the peer network, getting a job after her studies, the benefits of studying economics and rational thinking. (6 minutes)

This is the third in a series of three short videos featuring Katie.


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