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Wendy Finegan 21 September, 2022 Careers Information

Hutchinson Builders Student Visit

Hutchinson Builders Site Visit   On Wednesday, nine Yr 12 students from Cairns State High School had the opportunity to visit the site of the hospital’s new Mental Health Unit. Led by the project manager Matt, and supported by Paul, Anais and Illiana, students were first taken to the project HQ, where they got to chat about what it’s like to work in the construction industry. Matt and Paul spoke about the pros and cons of being a tradie, and gave first hand experiences of what it’s like on the tools. Matt also showed the students the working drawings for...

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Wendy Finegan 20 September, 2022 Careers Information

2022 Cairns Youth & Careers Expo

Cairns Youth Careers Expo   The 2022 Cairns Youth Careers Expo held at the Fred Moule Pavilion at the Cairns Showgrounds saw almost 4000 students through the doors on the day.  Our biggest expo yet, it was a full house with interstate exhibitors returning to FNQ. Universities and college accommodation options as well as the defence force and emergency services career options were all represented.  Mining, electrical, trades, child care and film and TV career options were all exhibiting this year with students able to visit over 100 organisations in the one spot. The Expo continues to grow each year...

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Wendy Finegan 15 August, 2022 Careers Information

Milly Rose Bannister Young Entrepreneur

Milly Bannister Young Entrepreneur   Founder and CEO of ALLKND, a health promotion charity connecting youth to mental health literacy, Milly Bannister visited schools across FNQ in August as part of the BLA's Visiting Experts Program.  Milly is a communications specialist with a BA in Journalism Media/Comms.   Thanks to the Business Liaison Association, a very fortunate number of Innisfail State College students had the opportunity to engage with inspirational guest speaker Milly Bannister. As a young entrepreneur, Educator, and founder Milly presented to the students on Social Media Entrepreneurship and Personal Branding. ISC Business, Accounting and Mathematics students were motivated by...

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Wendy Finegan 10 August, 2022 Careers Information

BDO Big Day Out

BDO NTH QLD) Big Day Out Last week we welcomed year 11 students and teachers from Cairns State High School into our office to learn about careers in business and accounting. Students learnt about BDO, heard from representatives from each of our service lines, had a tour of our office as well as participated in an informative Q&A. It was a great morning meeting these aspiring professionals, we wish them the best of luck with their upcoming studies. Thank you to the Business Liaison Association for helping us to coordinate this event."   Students from Cairns State High School attending...

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Wendy Finegan 05 July, 2022 Careers Information

iENGAGE Student Industry Engagement Program

iENGAGE Student Industry Engagement Program   The iENGAGE Student Industry Engagment Program for secondary schools allows students to explore various manufacturing industries through onsite vists, assisting students to make a more informed decision when choosing career pathways as they leave school.    Student's from St Andrew's Catholic College visiting Austal Shipping   Djarragun College was one of the many schools that have toured Norweld this Term. Students from BUSY Schools visited Cristaudo's Industrial Electrics. CIE design, manufacture and maintain superior engineered mining solutions to the highest levels of excellence. Students spent time with  the CIE staff discussing the manufacture of custom...

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