Aims and objectives

This module will:

  • explore how your digital footprint can affect your professional image
  • help you use online networking platforms to develop your professional profile
  • explore platforms to enhance your digital skills.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • maintain a professional online presence
  • use your professional presence to connect with others and increase your employability
  • build a portfolio that showcases your digital skills to employers.

8. More resources


Bolles, R. (2017). What color is your parachute? a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers (2017 edition, Revised ed.). Berkeley: Ten Speed Press.

Sandberg, S. (2013). Lean in : Women, work, and the will to lead (First ed.). New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Goleman, D. (1998). Working with emotional intelligence. New York: Bantam Books.


Careers and Employability supports you during your time at university and helps enhance your employability after graduation. They offer assistance for career planning. 

GradAustralia is a website that provides information about graduate programs and internships from various Australian and international employers

The Australian Government has a variety of graduate programs across departments. 

LinkedIn Learning has many courses with tips for job searching and resumes.

Duration:   Approximately 30 minutes

Graduate attributes

Knowledge and skills you can gain to contribute to your Graduate attributes:

 Critical judgement

 Independence and creativity

Check your knowledge

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