Looking for your first job guide
Job Jumpstart - Job Jumpstart offers resources and activities to help you work out what jobs might suit you.
Job Outlook - Job Outlook can help you make decisions about study and training, your first job, or the next step in your career.
Careers NSW - Careers NSW offers a free careers information, advice and professional guidance service. You can speak with careers advisors, access appointments with industry experts and skills hub customer care specialists. A wide range of information and support is available if you are hoping to start or restart your career, enter the workforce or further develop your skills.
EthicalJobs - EthicalJobs can help you search for a job that contributes to a more equitable, more just or more sustainable world.
Job search websites
I work for NSW- I work for NSW is the jobs site for NSW Government jobs
Seek -Seek Jobs
Graduate opportunities - NSW Government Graduate Program
JobSearch jobactive is the Australian Government’s way to get more Australian’s into work
WORK180 - Find jobs for women. This search engine has been specifically created to find jobs for women
RecruitAbility - APS scheme which aims to attract and develop applicants with disability
Access for People with Disability - Disability Employment Service
Job ready - Opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NCIE is a not-for-profit social enterprise that aims to build capability and create opportunities with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from Sydney and across Australia
Aboriginal Employment Services (AES) AES offers a unique service to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into careers, and walks along with them during their employment journey
The Community Development Program - National Indigenous Australians Agency
Careers NSW offers a free careers information, advice and professional guidance service. You can speak with careers advisors, access appointments with industry experts and skills hub customer care specialists. A wide range of information and support is available if you are hoping to start or restart your career, enter the workforce or further develop your skills.
myfuture - provides resources to explore career pathways and tools to help with career decision-making
The Skills Hub is a free phone service to support people to upgrade their skills and training to assist with finding employment.
Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is a national Aboriginal recruitment and group training company that empowers Indigenous people through brokering employment opportunities and supporting candidates to have successful careers through mentoring, coaching, training and specialist support.
TAFE NSW Counselling and Career Development Service is free and confidential for prospective TAFE NSW students. Counsellors can assist you with course choice decisions and career planning.
Your Career helps you explore your options and will give you to make decisions about your current and future career options.
CareerTrackers for young Indigenous adults a national non-profit organisation with the goal of creating pathways and support systems for Indigenous young adults to attend and graduate from university.
Skills for Education and Employment (jobsearch) and Skills for Education and Employment (TAFE NSW) - Free accredited training in reading, writing, maths and computer skills to help you find a job or a future training pathway.
Foundation Skills for your Future (TAFE NSW) - TAFE NSW supports eligible Australians to develop critical language, literacy, numeracy, and digital (LLND) skills that are required by employers and industry, to meet current and future skills needs. The program covers all regions in NSW as individuals undertake further education and training, remain in employment, or change jobs. NSW Adult and Community Education (ACE)
Working in Australia - There are a range of visas to suit the work you want to do in Australia
Dress for Success Sydney - Dress for Success Sydney provide, free of charge, professional clothing, a network of support and career development tools to help women achieve self-sufficiency
Built for Women - is about attracting women to rewarding careers in trades industries that are experiencing skills shortages. There is a wide range of full and part qualifications in construction and related fields. The fee-free Built for Women training program targets women aged 16 to 24, female jobseekers, women at risk of unemployment and women in receipt of Commonwealth benefits.
Trade Pathways Program – Women in Trades fee free program offering pre-trade short courses as a first step to attract women who have not previously accessed opportunities to gain trade skills. Aims to support women transitioning to trade work.
Subsidised or fee free short courses - traineeships, apprenticeships, carers programs and mature age workers scholarship
Career Transition Assistance - is for people aged 45 and older to help you build skills and confidence to be more competitive in your local job market
Training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - A range of services and programs including Mentorship, Career and business development, Fee-free training, Local networks
Smart and Skilled - Government subsidised courses and training providers near your location. The Skills List identifies courses that help people get the skills they need to find a job. Learn more about the qualification prices and student fees for government-subsidised training under Smart and Skilled.
Stepping Into Internships - Australian Network on Disability (AND) Stepping Into program for University Students with disability. Stepping Into is a paid internship scheme that matches talented university students with disability with roles in leading Australian businesses.
Transition to Work -supports young people aged 15-24 who haven’t had a job in the last six months and don’t have a Year 12 certificate or Certificate III.
CareerTrackers - for young Indigenous adults a national non-profit organisation with the goal of creating pathways and support systems for Indigenous young adults to attend and graduate from university.
Trade Pathways Program - Construction for over 21 year olds. Fee-free gap training for people over 21 years old, have at least 2 years industry experience and have worked in the industry within the last five years. Opportunity to have experience and skills recognised.
Infrastructure Skills Legacy Program (ISLP) - Aims to increase number of skilled construction workers and create new employment pathways.
Australian Apprenticeships - Information about becoming an apprentice.
Become an apprentice - Information about becoming an apprentice.
Support to get you job ready - Job Ready skills and training
Women's multicultural hubs - Support women to start social enterprises to support their community, and find employment via creative learning, training, technology and employment opportunities.
Skillmax - Intensive five week course for skilled professionals on local labour market conditions and skills for successful job applications and interviews.
English for Employment Employability skills course - A more supported, slower paced ten-week SkillMax employability skills course (has a focus on greater English language supports in workplace communications then SkillMax).