Learn how to land your first STEM job from three grads who have recently done it

harrison mbugi google
Harrison Mbugi is a Security Engineer at Google and will be talking about his study and career journey in the first free webinar of the series, hosted by Accel iQ. Image: Lauren Trompp

Free up your Thursday afternoons this February for three free webinars with real-life STEM professionals sharing their tips and tricks for landing your first job

How do you navigate the transition from high school, to uni, to your first “real” job? How do you even land your dream STEM job? How do you manage stress, network, find mentors?

This February, you’ll have an opportunity to find out the answers to all your burning career questions in three free, live webinars, each with a different STEM professional talking through their own STEM study and career journey!

The webinars are hosted by Accel iQ, a high school tutoring service offering online and on-campus tutoring in maths, chemistry and physics, as well as personalised STEM career guidance.

Webinar details

5pm (AEDT) Thursday 3rd February 2022 

Harrison Mbugi is a security engineer at Google – in other words, it’s his day job to help keep Google (yep, that Google) safe from cyber attacks and improve its ability to detect threats and more.

Sound like your dream tech career? This is your chance to ask Harrison how he got there (and how you can follow in his footsteps), and more.

Read Harrison’s full profile here

5pm (AEDT) Thursday 10 February 2022

danika smith water engineer arup STEM career

Danika Smith signed up for a degree in environmental engineering because she loves STEM and the environment. Now she is working on some really big and exciting projects as a water engineer with consulting firm, Arup. Find out how she scored a grad offer before she’d even finished uni, how she’s navigated kickstarting her career during a pandemic, and more. 

Read Danika’s full profile here

5pm (AEDT) Thursday 17 February 2022

Hear from Chemistry Honours graduate Declan Burke, and find out about his job helping turn natural gas and iron ore into clean hydrogen and graphite. Declan is using his STEM skills as a research assistant at Hazer Group in WA – but his study path, including a double major in philosophy, might surprise you! 

Read Declan’s full profile here

free stem webinars accel iqThis post is brought to you in partnership with Accel iQ. Find out more about their webinar series here.

Gemma Chilton

Author: Gemma Chilton

Gemma is the Managing Editor of Careers with STEM magazine. She has previously worked as Digital Managing Editor at Australian Geographic and a staff writer at Cosmos science magazine.

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