News from the Careers Department

‘Find your Future Self’ at Tintern Grammar’s Careers Night on Thursday 17 May from 6.30 to 8.30pm in the CM Wood Performance Centre.

This evening is a wonderful opportunity to begin or further explore Career options further exploration of Careers and chat with past students who are working in Careers they love, studying their favourite subjects at University or TAFE, or taking time out to explore different career options and gain work experience. There will be the opportunity to spend time with our Alumni Career Mentors who share passions or may ignite new ones for our students. This event is ideal for Year 9 to 12 students and their parents/guardians, however, all secondary school students are welcome to attend. This year representatives from the tertiary sector will be in attendance including the University of Melbourne, Monash University, Deakin University, RMIT, Swinburne University, ACU, La Trobe University and Box Hill Institute.

The format of the evening includes:

6.30pm – 7.00pm        Exclusive time with representatives from the tertiary institutions.

7.00pm – 7.10pm        Welcome from Mr Fry and Mrs Ruckert

7.10pm – 8.00pm        Alumni Career Mentor booked sessions including one option with the tertiary institutions.

8.00pm – 8.30pm        Open sessions with no bookings required with Alumni Career Mentors

Step 1: Begin with the Event Booklet

Access the event booklet here and please use the index to learn about our Alumni Career Mentors and the industries they represent.

Step 2: Make your Bookings using Trybooking

Visit to register your attendance and follow the process to book three sessions with Mentors and one session with the tertiary institutions.

Step 3: Confirmation of Registration

After registration is complete, you will receive an email listing the times you are meeting each of your Mentors. Please keep this safe as you will need it on the night.

Any Questions?

Contact Heather Ruckert in the Careers Department on 9845 7833 or email

 VCE and Careers Expo Excursion for Year 12 Students

Year 12 students attended the VCE and Careers Expo on Friday 4 May and all students had the opportunity to attend seminars including Victoria Police Careers, ‘What do Bosses Want: Practical versus Theoretical Skills, ‘Getting into the Course of your Dreams’, Women in IT, ‘Finding a Career in the Design Arts’ and the opportunity to speak with representatives from the tertiary sector including interstate universities but also industry bodies including the Reserve Bank and the Australian Border Force. VCE students could also select from a range of revision lectures in subjects such as Mathematical Methods, Further Mathematics, Psychology, Business Management and Chemistry.

Work Experience Program for Year 10 Students in 2019

Ms Ord spoke with Year 9 students about the Work Experience program that takes place in the last week of Term 2 in Year 10. She encouraged students to commence finding a placement now as organisations such as hospitals can be fully booked 12 months ahead. Year 9 families will also receive a letter from the school outlining the program from our Work Experience Co-ordinator Mrs Julie Ennor.




The latest editions of Career News Number 10 and 11 are now available on the Portal at: and includes the following items that are of interest to the entire school community.

Career News Number 10

  • JMC Academy Open Day 2018
  • National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
  • Collarts 
  • Associate Degree in Engineering Technology at RMIT University
  • Youth Central Website
  • Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)
  • Schoolies Unearthed
  • Snapshot of Deakin – Waurn Ponds Campus in 2018
  • Biomedicine/Biomedical Degrees in Victoria

Career News Number 11

  • Dates to Diarise in Term 2
  • Monash University Scholars Program
  • Early Entry Programs at ACU
    • Community Achiever Program (CAP)
    • Passion for Business (P4B) Early Entry Program
    • Passion for Law (P4L) Early Entry Program
  • Travel & Tourism Courses in Victoria
  • Snapshot of James Cook University (JCU) in 2018    



2023 Term Dates