Careers Page

​​St Mary’s College provides an opportunity for every student to succeed, and for every student to plan a pathway to enable them to lead a productive life beyond year 12. The College has a Career Development program which progresses from years 9 to 12. This program includes:

  • Personal career profiling
  • Discover My Future Program in year 9
  • Career immersion days in year 10
  • SET Plan Preparation in Year 10
  • Work experience opportunities for students in years 10-12
  • Opportunities for resume development and Mock Interviews
  • Explore University Days
  • Career mentoring opportunities

Head Start​​ Opportunities

At St Mary’s College, year 11 and 12 students have the opportunity to complete university head start subjects while there at school. Completion of these units are either free or heavily subsidised and can lead to direct entry into related courses at university. More information on Head Start can be found by clicking the below links:

University of Sunshin​e Coast Head Start Program 

http://www.usc.edu.au/learn/courses-and-programs/headstart-program-year-11-and-12-students

CQ Unive​rsity SUN Program

https://www.cqu.edu.au/courses/study-areas/work-and-study-preparation/sun

USQ Hea​​​d Start Program

https://www.usq.edu.au/head-start​ 

“Completing a University Head Start subject in Engineering in Year 11 enabled me to achieve outstanding results in my Senior Physics class this year. It is also good knowing that I have direct entry into an Engineering course at the university.” (Year 12 student Greta Stephensen) 

At St Mary’s College, we aim to facilitate a range of opportunities for students to explore the ever-changing options available to them. Information and links to helpful websites and resources are available through this site. Updates will be provided through the St Mary’s College newsletter regarding upcoming events, deadlines and opportunities.

Please find below links to a number of key resources to help you on your Senior Learning Pathway.