Work Experience Opportunities

The Reserve Bank is offering placements for high school students – ideal for Year 10 and 11 students.

More information

Interested in geography, maths, it and the outdoors? If this sounds like you, why not try surveying on for size?

Register here


The Careers Expo 2018 Is Coming Up

Please mark the date in your diaries:

When: Wednesday 9 May 2018

Time: 7:00 – 8:30PM

Where: Gonzaga Barry Centre & Deidre Rofe Centre, Loreto Normanhurst

Meet people working  in diverse careers and industries. Speak to tertiary providers, TAFE and Gap Year representatives.

Parents and students from all year groups are welcome.


Two resources available

Job Jump   is a careers resource tool available to all Loreto Normanhurst students and their parents.

If you would like to join, simply follow the directions below.

When you begin on Job Jump you will need to select I’m New.

STEP 1   Enter into the first white box the first few letters of Loreto Normanhurst.  Click on the full name of the school when it appears.

STEP 2   In the second white box, enter your email address and then click the Login button.

STEP 3   A new screen will appear which asks you to type in lower case your school’s password: lnh

There are a few more quick questions and then you are underway.  You can enter as many careers as you like and can change them at any time.

Using the MY ATAR feature can help to quickly sort out relevant courses, institutions and the mark required.  Each listed course has links to specific information.

All Open Day information is listed via the MY COURSE feature.

If you have any problems navigating the site, please do not hesitate to come to the Careers office.


Receiving careers news directly to your inbox?

Loreto Normanhurst has subscribed to MHSCareers, so it’s free for you to receive weekly newsletters.  It is easy to subscribe simply visit this link and Login using the details below.  Select your state and enter your details.

Login with either: “student” OR “parent”
Username – LoretoN

Password – 2018

(Case sensitive)


Would you like to make an appointment with a careers advisor?


The Careers team  at Loreto Normanhurst can help in many ways including: subject selection, work experience, writing resumes, gap year options, part time work and post school pathways.

The Careers Office is open to all students. We are available in the office, located in the LRC, before and after school, and at recess and lunch. Girls are most welcome to drop in but at times we can be busy with students, so the best thing to do is to send an email indicating your availability or drop in with your diary to schedule a time.

Please email 


Mrs Carmel Donnan & Ms Katrina Smith

Careers Advisors


What’s coming up?

Macquarie in a Day

Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 April – 8.30am – 3.15pm
Macquarie University are opening their doors to Year 11 and 12 students on Tuesday 17 April and Wednesday 18 April (attend one day only).  Students will have the chance to experience what a day in the life of a Macquarie student is really like.

Lunch and some freebies are provided.

RSVP – Friday 13 April 2018 (register early as spaces are limited)
Find out more and register

ADF Gap Year 2019 applications now open

ADF Gap Year applications for 2019 have opened. It’s a unique opportunity for students to try out a career in Navy, Army or Air Force and get a feel for a military life without committing for a longer period.

For more information 

University of Notre Dame Personal 30 Minute Advice Sessions

One of the best ways to learn about Notre Dame is to visit. Their free personal advice sessions allow students to get their questions answered by expert course advisors at a convenient time. Sessions are currently available until the end of May and will be added progressively throughout the year.

Available each half hour between 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

Find out more

University of Sydney Year 10 Info Evenings

Join us on campus for a fun and informative evening. You will hear from a range of speakers including university staff and students.

Camperdown/Darlington Campus – University of Sydney

Thursday 5 April 2018, 6 – 8pm
Tuesday 8 May 2018, 6 – 8pm
Thursday 17 May 2018, 6 – 8pm

Register now

James Ruse Agricultural High School – Carlingford, Sydney

Thursday 10 May 2018, 6 – 8pm
Register now

Queenwood School for Girls – Mosman, Sydney

Tuesday 15 May 2018, 6 – 8pm
Register now

Charles sturt university My Day Sessions

It is  a great opportunity to check out facilities and have your questions answered about what it’s really like to study at CSU.

There will also be plenty of opportunities to meet academics, current students and support staff to get all the information you need about studying at CSU.

MyDay – Animal and Veterinary Sciences Wagga

17th Apr 2018 9:30am
MyDay – Orange

19th Apr 2018 9:30am
MyDay – Communication and Creative Industries Bathurst

20th Apr 2018 9:30am
MyDay – Port Macquarie

19th Jun 2018 9:30am
MyDay – Albury-Wodonga

27th Jun 2018 9:30am
MyDay – Dubbo

5th Jul 2018 9:30am
MyDay – Wagga Wagga

6th Jul 2018 9:30am
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Macleay Career Taster Days and Info Sessions

Thursday 19th April

Thursday 12th July

The Career Taster Day will give an experiential snapshot of the career you are considering pursuing, whether that be as a content creator, digital designer, sports publicist, digital journalist or an entrepreneur.

It’s a free event and lunch is provided; however, places are limited so secure your spot today.

Info Session Thursday 26th April 4.30pm

EY Cadetships

APPLY IN YEAR 12 – Serious about your career and keen to get ahead? Ambitious and hungry for real work experience now? Become a cadet and combine your degree with real work experience to make a serious start to your career.

By becoming a cadet, you will be extending the length of your overall degree by at least one year to accommodate working full-time and studying part-time. However, this will vary depending on single degree, double degree (Brisbane only) and when you start your Cadet Program.

The Cadet Program is currently offered in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Find out more