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FIRST STEP: Industry Guidance


The FIRST STEP: Industry Guidance program is a 'mentoring-lite' styled initiative that allows students and recent graduates - within the first 12 months of graduating - to connect with industry professionals via an online Q&A platform, so they can ask pertinent questions relating to their potential careers.

This program is extremely flexible as it allows participants to opt-in and opt-out, and all queries are conducted online so there are no face-to-face meetings or extra-curricular activities required.

Information for students and recent graduates:

  • FIRST STEP is open to all students and recent graduates (within the first 12 months of graduating)
  • All queries are conducted online only, using an email-based platform
  • You can ask as many questions, to as many different industry professionals, whenever you desire
  • There are no specific timeframes or deadlines
  • Opt-in or -out of the program at any time
  • This program is not certified nor affiliated with any work experience, internship or job opportunity.

Information for industry professionals:

  • Provide invaluable career and industry insight to a student or recent graduate navigating their way into the workforce
  • Enhance your leadership, communication and coaching skills
  • Participation flexibility - opt-in or -out of the program at any time
  • Minimal commitment, no required tasks or timeframes
  • All queries are conducted online only, using an email trigger software.



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