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SLIDE: Student Learning in a Digital Environment: Being "Job Ready"

What does being "Job Ready" mean?

When you see the term “job ready” at ECU, it refers to your ability to get a job when you finish your studies. At ECU, our courses are designed to develop your skills and Graduate Attributes to prepare you for employment. These include:

  • The ability to communicate
  • The ability to work in teams and in online collaborative environments
  • The ability to generate ideas
  • The ability to adapt and change to new or updated technologies
  • Critical appraisal skills
  • Cross-cultural and international awareness


Digital Learning makes you “job ready”

The skills that you will develop as a digital learner at ECU are transferrable into the workplace. Skills you will gain include:

  • Planning and problem solving
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Computer and digital literacy skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Leadership
  • Team work

At ECU, you will work on these skills by participating in work integrated learning (WIL) practicums, building an ePortfolio and learning from industry professionals. It is important for you as a student to consider your ongoing and long term career goals, and to continually improve your skills to help you with this journey.