Areas of consultation

  • University course and subject selection: assistance to decide between coursework master degrees and associated subjects; and between research programs at different universities
  • Honours students: what to consider when contemplating enrolling in a PhD or other research degree
  • Fellowship applications and proposals: proof-reading, editing and constructive criticism for improvement
  • Internship preparation: a service for international students, focusing on adapting to and thriving in the Australian workplace
  • Occupational direction: support in understanding the range of career paths available, based on your qualifications and experience; and in narrowing down such options
  • Labour market strategy: learn about different ways to approach the labour market, including networking and job search strategy
  • Application document review/editing: comprehensive advice on preparing cover letters, resumes and selection criteria; and support to tailor to your target job and organisation
  • Interview preparation and debrief: support at each step of the process, to ready yourself for academic or professional interviews, including mock interviews; and reflection to improve future performance

Consultation fees

  • Initial: 75 mins, $250 | includes additional 15min follow-up phone chat/e-mail
  • Subsequent: 60 mins, $200
  • Resume, cover letter, selection criteria and fellowship application reviews: $150 per hour – all work quoted prior to commencement

Further information

  • Consultation types: my preference is to meet in person for the first consultation where possible, depending on your location | Support is also available via phone, Skype and e-mail
  • Availability: evening and Saturday appointments are available by prior arrangement
  • Location: I meet clients in public places such as libraries and cafes in Melbourne, and where possible, come to you
  • Confidentiality: consultations are private and confidential, so you can feel comfortable to discuss your concerns
  • Appointments: consultation by appointment only | Please e-mail to enquire or make a time:

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– Albert Einstein –

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