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Grace Nolan

Security engineer
How do you turn career confusion into your dream job? By taking every opportunity that comes your way. That’s how Grace Nolan became a security engineer at Google.

Dr Vu Nguyen

CSIRO research scientist
Vu works with computational modelling that can save lives with surgical implants, improve manufacturing processes, or even make wearable tech to cure sleep apnoea!

Deepa Kurian

Productivity pro
This Google engineering manager has strong communications skills thanks to some epic worldly experience.

Sam Macpherson

Renewables engineer
University of Queensland graduate Sam Macpherson uses programming to turn household’s solar energy systems into a coal-fired power plant’s worth of energy.

Shahriar Khan

Telstra graduate
“Learn fast” has been Shahriar Khan’s career motto in network engineering.

Nick Aspinall

Telstra engineer
Nick Aspinall helps make comms possible country-wide.

Grace Johnson

Diversity officer
Grace is completing her Master of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, and is passionate about diversifying engineering recruits.

Kelvin O'Shea

Experience maker
Kelvin O’Shea’s days are all about being creative and solving problems for software company Tanda.

Serene Chia

Senior consultant
Learning to code is about putting yourself in someone else’s brain for a while, says Deloitte senior consultant Serene Chia.

Troy Poulter

Mr Fix-It
Troy got his career start with a Commonwealth Bank internship. Now he's working on CBA's chatbot, Ceba.

Fontaine Foxworth

Tech translator
Fontaine Foxworth connects the dots between different disciplines to make Google products come to life.

Tom Wright

Self-taught coder
Tom Wright, Site Reliability Engineering Manager at Google, describes himself as "a tinkerer who became obsessed with coding”

How astrophysicist Bachelor Matt Agnew used his transferable STEM skills to land a data science gig

In the ads we were promised a handsome, out-of-this-world astrophysicist, but it has since been revealed that...

5 humanitarian STEM careers making major social impact

HumanitarianSTEMwork
When we think of humanitarian and social impact careers, we often think of legal aid, education and...

Infographic: What would Willy Wonka’s factory cost today?

Oompa Loompas screenshot
The infographic covers everything from Oompa Loompa salaries to the cost of edible wallpaper and powering it all with renewable energy.