Careers Centre

Our team of career practitioners assist students to make decisions about their future by helping them find information about courses, employment opportunities, employment prospects for different occupations, and appropriate subjects to choose. They also help students to refine resumes, assist with interview preparation and discuss the costs and benefits of the different options they have.

Careers communication and updates

Through regular updates via the Careers Facebook Page and on Compass the team advertises vacancies for full time and school based apprenticeships, coordinates visits from universities, provides information about universities, certificate and diploma programs and various scholarships.

Useful career resources


A Commonwealth Government careers based site. It gives you information on career areas, training and education pathways, plus scholarships and financial support. There is a virtual careers expo as well as many information videos. 

Study Assistant

The Study Assist website gives students an overview of what financial assistance they are eligible for when contemplating further education

Australian Apprenticeships

The Australian Apprenticeship site takes you through the steps needed to register as an apprentice, plus the training opportunities in each state. There is an NT link, which has local contact details.

Career Quiz

The Career Quiz section of the Skillsroad website gives you a very comprehensive profile on your likes and dislikes and the career possibilities. The site itself is constantly updated and contains useful information about different industries and education pathways.


Choose a university or higher education institution that is best for you. The QUILT site allows you to compare undergraduate student experience and graduate employment. 

Job Guide

The Job Guide is another Commonwealth careers based site which gives detailed information on personal attributes needed as well as training and education options for different occupations.


How do I know what is out there? The alife site has profiles linked with career pathways. It has interactive quizzes and videos on many different types of professions. 

Apprenticeships Pathways

Thinking about an apprenticeship? Get online and look at the different industries. Test yourself to see if you are ready for your chosen path.

Careers in Accounting and Business

There are many exciting career options in Accounting and Business. Darwin High School is partnered with CPA Australia to provide information, internships and mentor opportunities for students interested in this field.

Want to find out more? Check out The Naked CEO, a book by Alex Malley, for powerful life stories and practical advice for students, jobseekers and professionals thinking about their next career move. This book is also available in the Darwin High School Library and from the Business Faculty.

The Compass App

Students and their families are encouraged to download the Darwin High School Compass app to their smart phone/tablet device. Compass app allows you to stay up to date with announcements and events, complete a range of e-forms for student absences and excursions and easily contact us via phone or email direct from the app.

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