Help for applicants

Career reflection

Reflection is a necessary step for everyone; it’s a way to progress your career in the direction you want it to go.

Searching for a job

It’s fast paced here at Monash, and this means there are always exciting job opportunities popping up.  We post jobs regularly, often daily, but if you’re not on our site every day, you can still stay in touch by setting up a job alert.

Applying for the job

  • Key selection criteria
    • These set out the qualifications, knowledge, skills and attributes required for the job and addressing these criteria shows the selection committee how you meet the requirements of the position.

  • Resume
    • It’s the first impression you make, and here are our tips to make it the best.

  • Cover letter
    • Your cover letter is your personal marketing tool that highlights what you’ve got to offer as a prospective employee.

Monash recruitment process – what to expect

Once you’ve submitted your application, we’ll keep you posted on your progress, but here’s some information on what you can expect.

  • Individual Needs

  • Interviews

  • Assessments

  • Background Checks

  • Reference Checks

Interview preparation

It’s a good idea to prepare by researching the university and the particular school, faculty or department.  Also recall recent examples relevant to the job you’re applying for.

  • Tips for the Interview

    • The fundamental tips plus non-verbals like body language

  • How to respond to Interview questions

    • The fundamental tips plus non-verbals like body language

  • Types of interview questions

    • You will experience a range of questions so it’s a good idea to prepare

Monash Recruitment Privacy Collection Statement

The  Monash Recruitment Privacy Collection Statement  sets out how the University handles your personal information for recruitment, engagement or other career related purposes.  Further information is available in the Monash University Privacy Procedure.