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Southern Cross Catholic College Careers

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the QCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

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I've come to realize your career is all about the choices you make. Every single one matters.

Demi Lovato

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TERM 2 PROGRAM CANCELLED - Townsville Hospital & Health Service - High School Health Careers Program (Posted: 23/03/2020)

We have received advice that the Townsville Hospital & Health Service - High School Careers Program for Term 2 has been cancelled. At this stage the Term 3 programs will go ahead.
The Townsville Hospital & Health Service - High School Health Careers Program offers five opportunities a year for students interested in a career in the areas of medical / allied health services.
  • Term 2 Tuesday 02 June 2020 (Applications close Friday 15 May 2020)
  • Term 2 Wednesday 03 June 2020 (Applications close Friday 15 May 2020)
  • Term 3 Monday 20 July 2020 (Applications close Friday 03 July 2020)
  • Term 3 Tuesday 21 July 2020 (Applications close Friday 03 July 2020)
  • Term 3 Tuesday 18 August 2020 (Applications close Friday 31 July 2020)
Students from Year 10 - 12 interested in attending one of these programs will need to contact Mrs Bulat in the Careers Office to discuss their eligibility to apply as soon as possible.


An ADF Gap Year is a unique opportunity to experience life in the Navy, Army or Air Force, without needing to make a long-term commitment. The skills obtained through the ADF Gap Year program will provide valuable work and life experience and are completely transferable. 

Students who take part in the ADF Gap Year program:

  • Gain valuable skills and work experience
  • Enjoy a great salary package plus free healthcare
  • Live a varied, active and healthy lifestyle
  • Make friends with like-minded people
  • Have the opportunity to see more of Australia

Whatever your interest, there are a variety of roles to select that will provide valuable life skills. These include experiences as an officer, in management, engineering, logistics and warehousing, combat and security, and administration.
To find out more CLICK HERE.

Careers Newsletter - 2020 - Term 1 - Week 6 (Posted: 02/03/2020)

Inside the March 2020 Issue of the Careers Newsletter:

  • Job Spotlight - Art Therapist
  • Apprenticeships - Why Should I Do One?

  • Should High School Students use LinkedIn?

  • University Open Days

  • Defence Force Work Experience

  • Tuckwell Scholarship - ANU

  • Career Targets - What is your favourite subject & how can it help you choose a career path?

  • Group of Eight Universities

  • UCAT - University Clinical Aptitude Test - Registrations Open 2 March 2020 & close 11 May 2020

  • Tax File Numbers - Who needs one?

  • Opportunities for Growth - National Youth Science Forum

  • Australia’s Booming Salaries

To read the Careers Newsletter click the tab “Important Info”.