How to find a job in Australia?

How to find a job in Australia?

The best thing about studying in Australia is the provision of work while you study. International students can work part time in Australia when they are studying which help them financially. International students can work 40 hours per fortnight during semester and they can work unlimited hours during semester breaks.

To make the application process easy, every international should have an Australian Bank Account so that the employer can deposit the earning of student. Students should also have a Tax File Number (TFN). It can be obtained from website of  Australian Taxation Office to ensure they are not taxed at higher rate.

Another important thing international students should make sure is about the Fair Work right to be aware about their employment rights. Every employer should be paid a fair wage for their job. Hence international students should not accept the ‘cash in hand’ which is illegal and know about the fair wage policy. Further they also should clearly be familiar with terms and conditions for the area of employment they are doing and carefully read any employment contracts they do. Further information about minimum wage and fair work rights can be found on.

Getting job in Australia is not an easy task especially when it comes to international students. Experience and perfection with dedication and hard work is the main expectation from Australian job providers. Internet is the best resource international students can utilize to apply for the job. In this article we have tried to list the name of different websites which can be helpful to international students in finding and searching jobs while they are studying in Australia.

There are many popular websites available for searching and applying for the jobs available in Australia. Applicants can use these websites to find the jobs by location, salary and other classifications too. Applicants can even save their resumes, and track the application on basis of functionalities provided in the system. In some job portals users can directly chat with job providers as well. Some of the popular job portals available in Australia are:

  • Seek
  • Jobsdb
  • Gutree
  • Jobseeker
  • MyCareer
  • GradConnection
  • Simply Hired Australia
  • Glassdoor
  • Indeed
  • ArtsHub
  • APS Jobs
  • CareerJet
  • Xpat Jobs

Some of the most popular areas where international students work is:

  • Retail: It can be any store that sells goods to customers from clothing, electronics to departmental stores.
  • Hospitality: It includes the jobs related to cinemas, restaurants, bars, hotels, takeaway food stores and sporting venues.
  • Services: It includes call centers, supermarkets, petrol stations, and various business requiring administration works.
  • Industry: It includes the jobs related to the field student is studying.

The above-mentioned names of job portals are very useful in finding and applying for jobs by international students. But the selection in any of the job vacancies available entirely depends upon the applicant’s performance and capabilities. Hence, international students should make their resumes and cover letter error free and professional one.

Besides these, Maximus Education and Migration has also own job portal available for international students to apply for the job. Available vacancies are updated everyday in a website of Maximus Job Portal which can be utilized by international students to find a job while they are studying in Australia.

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