Career Development: A Career Fuelled by Passion to Make a Difference

Career Development: A Career Fuelled by Passion to Make a Difference

Career Development courses in Sydney. Take the next step.

Get a head-start on your career with Career Development courses in Sydney – short courses created for you by the University of Newcastle.

Being passionate about your career makes going to work every day something to look forward to and keep you engaged. More importantly, it challenges you to fulfil your potential.

Join Jeremy Blackwell at the University of Newcastle Sydney Campus to learn about what he is passionate about and what challenges him. You will come away with new insights which will guide your career pathway and desired outcomes.

Jeremy Blackwell

Jeremy Blackwell

Jeremy is passionate about cities and infrastructure. As a planner, he worked for Brisbane City Council leaving his mark in major development and urban renewal projects and shaping metropolitan planning policy. He worked for almost 15 years in the global engineering and infrastructure firm WSP where he delivered major environmental approval and planning projects; appointed commercial leader for the NSW environment business; opened their Sunshine Coast office; led key client relationships and market sectors across ANZ and led major bids for project management roles for multi-billion infrastructure projects. Most recently, he joined Laing O’Rourke in their new business section in NSW, Australia’s largest privately-owned contractor, working in the infrastructure and building sectors.

Discussion Topics

  • Career education
  • Early career
  • The influences that shaped me
  • Leaders and professional relationships
  • Looking back

Intended Audience

This presentation is open to all members of the public.

Delivery Style

Presentation followed by Q&A.

Course Features

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