Real-Life Career Stories

If you’re feeling stuck, searching for inspiration, or trying to work out what career is for you, these real-life career stories are a great place to start. Get to know the stories of some inspiring Toowoomba locals and how they got to where they are today.

Micaelia rises to the challenge: The only way is up!

Micaelia rises to the challenge: The only way is up!

Meet Micaelia, a 24-year-old member of the Larrakia mob now residing in Warwick, Queensland. Micaelia sought face-to-face support at our Warwick office after encountering challenges with online services. Despite being employed full-time at McDonald's since the age of...

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Toowoomba Creative Industries and the Future

Toowoomba Creative Industries and the Future

This presentation by Michelle Blair, Regional Manager Southern Queensland, Regional Arts Services Network concentrates on Creative Industries - why they are, what we have in Toowoomba, and what’s coming in the future. https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-......

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About Makers Empire

About Makers Empire

How ‘Makers Empire’ develops students’ spatial reasoning and design thinking skills, improving STEM learning outcomes and increasing students’ chances of future STEM success. WATCH ON YOUTUBE NOW   A presentation by Lap Leung. Makers Empire is working with the...

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What Career is Right for You?

What Career is Right for You?

Which career suits you best? It is really hard to chose a career these days. One that perfectly suits you. We all have our own unique interests, skills and talents, and what may be right for someone else may be really wrong for you. And you can change your mind....

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A CERTAINTY IN CERTIFICATION

A CERTAINTY IN CERTIFICATION

The Toowoomba Regional Jobs Committee is profiling locals who have reached milestones in their career via indirect and less obvious pathways. Through telling their stories, we hope to inspire people early in their own careers to explore different options and not be...

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ONIONS TO EDUCATION

ONIONS TO EDUCATION

What do you get when you mix 20,000 tonnes of onions, teaching and an interest in mental health? Employ Toowoomba is delighted to bring you the Real Life Career Story of Tim Saal. Sometimes, seemingly by accident, a career chooses a person rather than the other way...

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FROM HAIRDRESSING TO PARAMEDIC TO WEB DESIGN

FROM HAIRDRESSING TO PARAMEDIC TO WEB DESIGN

The Toowoomba Regional Jobs Committee is profiling locals who have reached milestones in their career via indirect and less obvious pathways. Through telling their stories, we hope to inspire people early in their own careers to explore different options and not be...

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FROM PARSLEY PICKING TO SENIOR HEALTH ADMIN OFFICER

FROM PARSLEY PICKING TO SENIOR HEALTH ADMIN OFFICER

The Toowoomba Regional Jobs Committee is profiling locals who have reached milestones in their career via indirect and less obvious pathways. Through telling their stories, we hope to inspire people early in their own careers to explore different options and not be...

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