Ribit in the media
New Research Report on the Impact of Internships
From the existing annual higher education graduate employment survey data we know that where students study and what they study both have a significant influence
PhD students want jobs in business, not universities
University PhD graduates are leaving academia in droves and looking for jobs in the private sector and government.
Digital disrupters snapping up PhD graduates
New research based on LinkedIn data has for the first time broken down the PhD job market, revealing that innovative young high-growth companies are large
Avenue to jobs for TAFE students
The CSIRO’s Data61 has signed up TAFE Digital, the large online education arm of TAFE NSW, to a partnership which will help its students find internships
New collaboration helps bridge the tech skills gap
TAFE Digital, Australia’s largest online education provider, and Ribit.net, a student jobs-matching platform, which is part of CSIRO’s Data61 have announced a collaboration that will
Fintern Fever: job in 5 minutes, if you’re lucky
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
Student work placements: business, universities must help
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
A digital matchmaker for students and the tech industry? Liz Jakubowski made it happen
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
Graduates find Ribit’s ‘speed-dating’ with employers an effective way to land a job
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 should view startup students as future donors
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.
Students leap-frogging into jobs with Ribit and Study Brisbane
Having been a year since our last speed networking event in Brisbane, we were ripe for a return! And what a return!
Channel partners use Budget night for speed dating
Industry, government and students come together for event at NSW Parliament
Australia’s top companies look to NSW students to fight against cyber crime
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.
Forget paleo pear: employer speed dating is where graduates really hook-up
Australia’s defence agencies and industry aren’t afraid to try new approaches to attract graduates. Welcome to the five minute interview.
Love in the air as students speed date defence Primes
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”.
What if finding a job was more like online dating?
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.
Covering Ribit’s ANU Speed Dating Event in Canberra
Channel 9’s coverage of Ribit’s speed networking session on 28 March 2017 at Australian National University in Canberra.
Distilling the STEM experience
In the interest of producing more employable STEM graduates, universities need to invest in innovative career services that demonstrate value and generate students’ participation. For
Ribit: Getting industry closer to academia
Innovative businesses are the key to economic growth and new jobs. And to grow and innovate, they need top talent and skills that are in short supply.
Science graduates need thinking and communication skills to get a job
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
‘Speed-dating’ event to unite students and industry
More than 150 university students from across Victoria have signed up to ‘Medtech & Biotech Mingle Melbourne’, a free industry event to help employers tap
CIT session fast-tracks jobs
Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) has hosted a “speed networking” session for more than 100 local students seeking work and 35 local businesses seeking skills. Get
‘Speed-dating’ event to uncover MedTech talent
First-of-its-kind ‘speed-dating’ event to uncover next wave of MedTech talent. More than 120 of Australia’s brightest students, leading medical technology start-ups and companies will get
Event to uncover new talent for the MedTech sector
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
First-of-its-kind ‘speed-dating’ event to uncover next wave of medtech talent
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
ABC NEWS Covering Ribit’s Get Connected Speed Dating Event in Canberra
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.
Fintern’s Fever Event Lets You ‘Speed-Date’ A Startup
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
Students find Fintern Fever
Australian university students will have the chance at speed dating to secure an internship with a high-growth start-up. The Fintern Fever #2 event will take
Startups create Fintern Fever to find university student interns
University students have taken to digital speed dating to get an internship with a startup. The Fintern Fever, at incubator Stone & Chalk in Sydney
Speed-dating-style event to lure Canberra students into local jobs
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.