Careers and Industry
Give your existing career a boost with industry insights, or learn about the field of work you'd like to move into. We'll keep you updated with expert advice, news, and tips to help you achieve your goals.
Humans of Open Universities Australia: Meet Neeti
Meet Neeti Bhutani, a Product Manager for the Marketplace team. She's passionate about empowering students to explore the thousands of options available on our website.
Software developer vs software engineer: What's the difference?
A career in tech presents many opportunities—but how do you know what’s right for you? Let’s break down the difference between two common positions: software developer and software engineer.
What can you do with an information systems degree?
An information systems degree sure sounds flashy, but what can you actually do with it? Here’s where we deep dive on the kinds of fields you might work in.
Humans of Open Universities Australia: Meet Rachit
Meet Rachit, the Operations Manager for Student Advisory at Open Universities Australia. He joins us this month to tell us what's so special about working in the role he does, and how he helps student advisors guide students towards their goals. He also has a history in footy... but more on that below.
What's life as a pharmacist like?
There’s so much more to it than putting on a white lab coat and filling a bottle with pills! Read our overview of the plethora of pharmacy jobs available.
What is a business development manager?
If you’re interested in a future in business, the role of business development manager might be the career for you. Learn what a business development manager does and how you can become one.
Chemist vs pharmacist: Which career is right for me?
One focuses on helping people manage their illness with medication. The other, on studying things at a molecular level. Find out more and never confuse the two again.
Business management vs business administration: What should you study?
Thinking about enrolling in one of these business specialisations? Let’s explore which option is your best fit.
What is a public health officer and what do they do?
Public health officers play a crucial role in creating and maintaining a health system that supports the whole community. Find out how you could kickstart a career in this field.
What is a software developer and what do they do?
If you’re an inventive, tech-savvy person with a knack for solving problems, then a career in software development could be the perfect fit. But what does this job look like?
How to become an influencer
Are you thinking about becoming an influencer? We asked Instagram personality Ethically Kate what an influencer really does. Plus, we found out how much money you can make in Australia.