Ribit in the media
There have been recent reports of companies offering unpaid internships to students for a fee and students paying up to $1000 for a placement. Should
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
A speed-dating service that connects smart data-driven engineers, scientists and communicators to businesses is changing the relationship between students and start-ups, making it easier for both sides to eye up a potential partner.
Universities have been urged to view funding for startup accelerators and incubators as having long-term benefits, rather than worrying about their immediate return on investment.
Having been a year since our last speed networking event in Brisbane, we were ripe for a return! And what a return!
Industry, government and students come together for event at NSW Parliament
The NSW government last night hosted some of Australia’s best known companies and some of the state’s best and brightest students at a speed networking event aimed at attracting graduates to help combat the growing threat of cyber crime.
Australia’s defence agencies and industry aren’t afraid to try new approaches to attract graduates. Welcome to the five minute interview.
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”.
Snagging that first job after studying is the most stressful part of graduation, but Data61 from the CSIRO are trying to make the process less like a formal interview and more like speed dating. Paul McCarthy from Data61 talks about how at Ribit Fintern Fever events, job seekers and prospective employers use online profiles and data matching to find that perfect (employment) relationship.
Channel 9’s coverage of Ribit’s speed networking session on 28 March 2017 at Australian National University in Canberra.
Science and maths graduates who are looking for jobs need strong communication and thinking skills and the ability to see the big picture, says Alan Dormer, head
More than 150 university students from across Victoria have signed up to ‘Medtech & Biotech Mingle Melbourne’, a free industry event to help employers tap
The CSIRO Data61’s job matching service Ribit, the NSW government and the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) are staging an event which sees more
More than 120 of Australia’s brightest students, leading medical technology start-ups and companies will get together for some unique speed-networking tomorrow to uncover and inject
Alkira Reinfrank reports on Data61’s Ribit and Canberra Innovation Network’s speed networking event, which saw 50 students pitch their skills to 25 local startups.
Choosing which tech startup to join can be tough for would-be interns. How can you tell if you’re a good cultural fit or if the
University students have taken to digital speed dating to get an internship with a startup. The Fintern Fever, at incubator Stone & Chalk in Sydney
Canberra students are being given six minutes to pitch their skills to local start-up firms in an initiative to keep talent from leaving the Territory.
As Geelong reels from the sacking of its entire council last week, Data61 has partnered with ICT Geelong to spur the growth of the city’s
Data61, the CSIRO’s new digital research unit, will soon launch an online platform for students to find internships and other study-related work opportunities with business.