These organisations provide information and support to find your employment pathway.
Youth Employment Program
If you’re completing Year 12 and aren’t sure what to do after you finish school, YEP can help you. The Youth Employment Program (YEP) provides a range of services to assist and support young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are looking for work, completing high school or considering further education.
Deadly Pathways has information on potential career and training options, and links to Indigenous support networks. The information is to help young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, in consultation with their families and communities, consider a range of options for making deadly pathways after school.
Indigenous Cadetship Support
Indigenous Cadetship Support helps tertiary students gain the professional work experience needed to move into employment after completion of studies.
Career Trackers support Indigenous students studying full-time at university through their Indigenous Internship Program.
Make a difference as a teacher
Teach Queensland has information on pathways to become a teacher in state schools across Queensland. Teachers are respected role models in our communities and help develop Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous students.
Queensland Health has information on organisations that support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people wanting a career in health services, including dentists, doctors and psychologists.
Health Heroes also has videos and information about jobs in the health sector.
Indigenous Accountants Australia
Indigenous Accountants Australia has information on the accounting profession, connecting students with employers.
The Bar Association of Queensland has established an Indigenous Barristers Committee and are committed to increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander barristers at the Queensland Bar. They have also established an Indigenous Students Mentoring Scheme and the Mullenjaiwakka Trust to support tertiary students and graduates in their law career.
The presence of links on this site does not suggest association with or endorsement of those organisations.