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.
Think STEM, think QUT
Studying STEM at QUT opens a world of opportunities to achieve your full potential and forge a rewarding career.
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.
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.
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.
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.Find out more
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.Find out more