Career Learning

Our Careers Education Program at Catherine McAuley aims to create opportunities for students to explore future careers by accessing a range of resources and by engaging with the wider community.


All Catherine McAuley students are encouraged to start thinking about what they might like to pursue after school and take the time to enjoy exploring what is out there. Students and parents have access to online careers resources to stay up to date with careers events, open days, scholarship opportunities and are encouraged to attend external events as a means of careers research and engaging with the wider world

 

 

 


During the school year the Careers Office organises guest speakers for lunchtime 'Career Mondays' talks to discuss various careers and study options.

The aim of these talks is to create more opportunities for students to access careers information and insight through those currently working in the field. While the school continues to have student ambassadors from various universities and colleges talk to students it is often more useful for students to hear from people actually working in a particular role or industry. It is helpful to hear how individuals reached their goals, how they overcame setbacks and perhaps found other ways to discover their passion.

 

 

 

 

 

Catherine McAuley Westmead Careers Office

Careers Office


Students are welcome to visit the Careers office at lunchtime on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday to have a chat with our Careers Advisor, Mrs Amanda Chahine, or for senior students who have study periods, make an appointment to go through more concrete career and study options.

 

 

 

Careers Website


The Catherine McAuley Careers Website can be found via the links below and allows students and parents to become familiar with HSC information, career videos, tertiary and VET study options, information about fees, plus a Student Secure Area (which requires a login) to access resume templates, do some career goal setting and take a careers quiz. 

Access the Careers Website

 

 

 

Upon leaving school our Year 12 students head in many directions with the majority of students each year headed for university. 85% of Year 12 2020 students were offered a place at university.

View the results of the Class of 2020 Destination Survey

 

 

 

 

Keep up with Career News

 

Catherine McAuley Westmead currently has subscriptions to online careers resources and if students and parents have not yet joined you are missing out!


All students and parents are welcome and it is never too early to access this information and be ready for the next stage of your daughter’s future.

The site provide details on events, spotlights on various career areas and important information on industry trends and study areas that are worth knowing about. These resources are through a paid subscription and students and parents are advised to contact Mrs Amanda Chahine, Careers Adviser for password details.


Click on ‘I’m new’ at the top right corner. Enter our school name, and sign up using the school password.

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