The bell rings, interviews wrap up and students move on, making way for those who are next in line to have five minutes with a potential employer. Last week, 120 students were “speed dating” with 20 startup companies at the Sydney Startup Hub in the CBD, looking for the employer who could offer them the …
Ribit in the media
We’re told all the time about the shortage of employment opportunities for university graduates. It’s statistically true, but there’s also a hidden problem: A disconnect between business and universities. It was this problem that Liz Jakubowski first identified before conceptualising a way to fix it.
In an event that bore more than a passing resemblance to a speed-dating night for amorous singles, defence industry employers and university students gathered at NSW Parliament on Tuesday night to share their attributes in what NSW Industry Minister Niall Blair described as a “win-win for Defence, industry, graduates and [the] future economy”.