Let's start thinking
about your future

When you think about your future career, it may seem like you have all the time in the world. While there’s still time before you’ll face some big decisions, each day you’re getting that bit closer to your next chapter – life after high school.

The hard work you put in at school all adds up and, before you know it, you’ll be looking forward to a bright future in the big wide world of adulthood. Just about anything is possible, and it’s up to you to decide which path you’ll take.

It’s never too early to start thinking about your options after high school and creating a vision of what your dream job might look like. Let’s take the first steps to exploring your future together!

What does your dream job look like?

What does your dream job look like?

If you could jump in a time machine and sneak a peek at ‘future you’, what would that look like? Where can you see yourself and what are you doing?

Are you coming up with big plans, exploring the corporate world, developing innovative technologies or making new discoveries? There are SO many exciting and wondrous possibilities!

Wherever it is you can see yourself, know that:

  • anything is possible
  • there are people and resources to help you find your dream job
  • it’s never too early to start exploring your future!
How to choose your future career

How to choose your future career

Heading into your final years of high school can be an exciting and mind-boggling time.

Subject choices, ATAR scores and starting to think about your future will all be on the cards very soon. But don’t stress! Choosing your future career doesn’t need to feel overwhelming.

At Charles Sturt University (CSU), we’re here to help. We understand that choosing your future career is ‘kind of a big deal’ and we’ve got you covered with ways to help you plan for your future.

Find your
career match

Finding the perfect career for you can be easy once you think about the things you love to do and match these with what you feel you’re good at.

Do you spend your spare time:

  • volunteering at your favourite charity?
  • staying up all night blogging?
  • dreaming up your own business ideas?
  • practicing your coding skills?

Guess what? There’s a career for that!

Take what you’re passionate about and find a career where you can live your passion.

We asked Year 10 students about their interests, goals and inspirations. Here’s what they had to say.


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