Explore your STEM future

Deciding on a career path can be a daunting task, especially when there is a possibility that the job you will be doing in 10 years’ time doesn’t even exist yet.

Young Accelerators has put together this page to help future STEM leaders of tomorrow learn more about your career options as you progress to the next stage of your life.

This page includes access to QUT career resources, links to information on applying for study and career opportunities in STEM and support materials for parents and career advisors.

The STEM Careers Handbook

This latest edition of The STEM Careers Handbook is your ultimate guide to your career and opportunities in STEM. You can view the online version or order a copy.

Order copies

Think STEM, think QUT

Studying STEM at QUT opens a world of opportunities to achieve your full potential and forge a rewarding career.

Explore STEM degrees and careers

Ready STEM Go!

QUT is launching a new YouTube show to showcase the lives of some our alumnus from around the world. Featuring real stories focussing on the pathways our alumni have taken to get where there are today.

Ready STEM Go

Need help deciding?

Match My Skills

If you're not sure what to study, get some inspiration with our Match My Skills quiz. You’ll receive a personalised list of careers and courses that best suit your interests and skills.

Take the quiz

Career advice

Our career educators can help you manage your own career, develop your employability skills, and clarify your vision for the future. Explore your options with a free 15-minute phone career conversation or attend an online workshop.

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Get ready 

Explore our facilities in 360⁰, discover study options through course videos and hear from students about their experiences.

Explore your options

Pathways to university

QUT has a range of admission pathways to help students get into the course that they want.

About pathways

Career exploration checklists

Exploring your career interests

Use this checklist to explore your interests, strengths, and passions. This self-assessment checklist will help you to consider how your interests can inform your job or career search and help you make choices about school subjects that lead to your interests.

This checklist is especially suited to students in Years 8 to10. Parents and caregivers can also find useful links and resources.

Career and study exploration

Use this checklist to help you explore how going to university can help you reach your job/career goals. This self-assessment checklist will help you to narrow down areas of study and potential degree programs and the jobs they lead too. It also steps you through things to consider such as making the most of open days, applying for university and where to go to ask more questions.

This checklist is especially suited to students in Years 11 and 12. Parents and caregivers can also find useful links and resources.

For parents and guardians

Explore the courses that can give your child the skills to flourish in the real world, so when they graduate they can step into a career and perform with confidence.

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For career advisors

We encourage career advisors and educators to take advantage of the range of activities QUT offers students. This includes school visits, tours and resources to arm students with knowledge about pathways and opportunities to thrive in the real world.

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Get in touch

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