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UniSQ Graduate Employment Program

Expand your skills and kick start your career in higher education. Your UniSQ experience begins here.

The new world of work calls for innovation, collaboration and embracing change. As we continue to evolve as a university, we are focussed on delivering high-quality education programs, outstanding learning and teaching, positive student experiences and outcomes, and research that solves the problems that matter to our world. To do this, we need the best and the brightest of talent.  

At the University of Southern Queensland, we have a proud history of providing quality education in a flexible and supportive environment.  Building on our strengths as Australia’s leading regional University, we are committed to transforming lives and solving the problems that matter to our world.  Our people are innovative, collaborative and future focussed.  Join our UniSQ Graduate Employment Program and help us build a better future with our communities.

What’s in it for you?

Our UniSQ Graduate Employment Program seeks to help alumni transition from study by providing employment and equipping graduates with the skills, knowledge and networks to amplify their career.

You will work within the Academic Transformation Portfolio and be part of a team with a diverse mix of activities that includes academic quality, evaluation, institutional surveys, academic integrity, recognition of prior learning and data analytics.

Make an impact

From the moment you begin your UniSQ experience, you will be part of a team that is committed to building a better future with our communities. As we continue to extend the impact of our teaching and research in flagship areas, you will have the opportunity to share your unique perspectives and help us solve important problems together.

Be supported

We will support you with coaching from highly skilled professionals, along with a range of technical and digital learning opportunities to accelerate your personal and professional growth. You will work with and learn from the best and forge strong relationships with your colleagues.

Your discipline doesn’t define your career

There is no specific background or field of education that we are seeking. So regardless of your discipline, if you would like to explore the Higher Education sector and develop your research, writing, communication and evaluation techniques in a world-renowned teaching and research university, this is a fantastic launchpad for your career.

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Jessica Staheli

“I’d recommend this employment avenue to anyone looking for a unique opportunity as they work towards building their career.”

Jessica moved from Dalby to Toowoomba in 2017 to complete a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English Literature and Creative and Critical Writing. Following a study abroad opporutnity in Germany, Jessica has returned to UniSQ as an Associate Evaluation Officer, developing curriculum for vocational qualification. Jessica is also completing a Masters of Writing, Editing and Publishing. The Graduate program has offered Jessica a new insight into how a tertiary institution works and learnt valuable skills to help her achieve her career ambition of working in the book publishing industry.

'Elements such as meeting hard deadlines and deliverables and really honing my communication skills have been invaluable to me personally and professionally,”


Thanveer Shaik

“I’m finding it very interesting to apply my knowledge in a different way and in a sector that really appreciates my skill set."

Thanveer Shaik, an enthusiastic data analyst, currently working as an evaluation officer at UniSQ to analyse higher education data and implement natural language processing (NLP) methods for aspect-based sentiment analysis to extract student opinions. Thanveer is currently pursuing his PhD in Artificial Intelligence and finished his master’s degree with applied data science as major at UniSQ.The Graduate employment program has given Thanveer an opportunity to explore the scope of AI in higher education and implement his expertise. It helps to build his professional career in Australia while exploring his research interests.

“My PhD studies continue for some time, but I feel like the insights and learnings I’ve been offered in this role with the Academic Quality Unit will be very helpful in the future should I wish to pursue an academic career.”

Keen to learn more?

Use the 'apply now' button to view the current vacancies or visit the First Nations employment page or Alumni page to learn more.