Thursday 01 June 2023

Careers Education Leader

  • National Careers Week
  • Careers Newsletter
  • National Careers Week
  • Careers Newsletter

National Careers Week

Last week we celebrated National Careers Week at Ave. Our theme was ‘Careers – Discover and Explore’. Our Year 11s attended the Victorian Careers Show at Melbourne Showgrounds, where they researched future careers and courses from over 70 exhibitors. 

  The aim of this week was for students to participate in positive career development activities and have career conversations at school and at home. The highlight of the week was the Ave Alumnae Careers Panel, where our Year 10, 11 and 12 students were inspired by the journeys of alumnae. from various graduating years, working in different industries and careers:

Monique Fatmous (Class of 2015) – Science Research, Murdoch Institute

Maggie Attalla – (Class of 2016) – Lawyer, ATB

Corrina Merolli (Class of 2018) – Management Consultant, Supply Chain and Operations, Ernst Young

Chantal Trimboli – (Class of 2004) – Event Manager/ TV industry, MCEC

Stephanie Morello (Class of 2008) - Merchandise Buyer, Witchery

Our whole school activities included: 

Daily quiz questions and prizes –Year 7, 8 and 9 students visited the Careers Centre to collect prizes 

  • Mentor Period Activities – interactive classes and using our Ave Careers website
  • Subject Specific Careers – discussed in each subject 


For the latest careers information, events and dates click here. Topics this week:

  • Early entry programs (open)
  • ‘Focus On’ Melbourne University Seminars
  • ADF Gap Year and Sponsorship – cyber security and computer science
  • Australian Federal Police careers
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics work experience
  • UCAT – for 2024 entry medicine, closes soon
  • Scholarship programs for high achievers and digital apprenticeship program
  • National Youth Science Forum – applications now open
  • The Santos Science Experience
  • Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School
  • Careers in Maths, IT and Sport
  • Apprenticeships / traineeships

Mrs Poppy Ibrahim
Careers Education Leader