Hello Divers,

Our second event is this week - this Wednesday, we're teaching you all about Git, the essential version control tool for anyone working with software. (Or FIT2099!) 
Check it out below!

There are still a few graduate programs open for those finishing up this year...get those applications out there! We wish you all the best :D

Tip of the week, from Marcus: "To efficiently find job postings, there's lots more than just this newsletter :D (which is run by seek) is where a large amount of grad programs, internships and other jobs are listed. The calendar feature to see open/close dates in a top-down view is super useful!"

Enjoy the start of a new month!

The diversIT Newsletter Team


Workshops, Seminars, & Hackathons

Come Git Educated!

Ever wondered how dev teams can manage all the changes they constantly make - and how they make sure nothing breaks? Well, we think it's high time you git educated (;D)  - so we'll be holding an introductory workshop for the ins and outs of Git! It's invaluable if you have any interest in creating or maintaining any kind of software. Hit that RSVP button below and we'll see you there!

Date: Wednesday, 3rd April
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Learning and Teaching Building, Room G01, Clayton Campus

For more details check out our Facebook post!



If you’re working on an idea, startup, or research innovation project and need help building your business, you might be considering a startup accelerator.

With up to $20k equity free funding and three months of intensive mentoring from successful entrepreneurs, The Generator Accelerator could definitely help you do this.

Monash is running a series of workshops on “How to Get Into A Startup Accelerator”, which are designed to help you know if an accelerator program is right for you, and if it is, how do you get into one.

Here’s what you can expect from the workshop:

  • Top tips for putting in a strong application

  • Fireside chat with startups from our 2017 & 2018 cohorts

  • Meet the Generator Team supporting you every step of the way

  • Networking and drinks with the Monash startup community

Date: Tuesday, 9th April
Time: 6-8pm
Location: S4 Lecture Theatre, 16 Rainforest Walk, Clayton Campus

For more details check out their pages!

Career Opportunities

Checking on Monash's Jobs and Careers page and Career Gateway is a great way to find listings for casual, intern, and graduate job positions. We'll also give you updates on future job opportunities as they come in future newsletters.

KPMG Vacation Program Applications are Open!

KPMG's 8-week Vacation Program offers penultimate year students a chance to discover first hand what's it like to join one of the world's leading professional services firm. You can explore the areas best suited to your skills and aspirations. As well as kick-starting your career, you'll participate in community activities and have plenty of opportunities to network. 

To be eligible, you must be in your second last year of university.

Deadline: 7th April, 2019

Click here to apply!

IT Graduate Programs @reecetech!

reecetech is the technology group within Reece, with over 180 team members working on everything from digital products for the customers and staff, to core transaction systems that process billions of dollars a year in sales, to data engineering and infrastructure.

Some snippets about their graduate program:

  • Your experience will be tailored to suit you and your strengths
  • Be given the responsibility to make decisions with real-time business outcomes
  • Structured learning, development and leadership programs
  • Work for a company with a World Class Employer Satisfaction Score
  • Work on meaningful projects and be given real responsibility
  • Learn and work with some of the world’s best technologies
  • 3-day induction in Melbourne where you get to connect with senior leaders and other grads


More Information (reecetech Job Listing)

Unico Graduate Programs are open!

Unico is an Australia IT service company, specialising in intelligent solutions to the most complex challenges facing businesses. At Unico you will have the opportunity to work with state of the art technologies and work on interesting, high-visibility projects as part of a friendly and highly talented team. 

They are looking for graduates with degrees in IT, Software Engineering, Computer Science or Telecommunications Engineering, and also graduates from other disciplines who wish to work in the Information Communication and Technology industry.

Click the button below for more information.

More Information (Company job posting)

Coles Graduate Program open!

The Coles Graduate Program will accelerate your career to become one of the next senior operational leaders.  Across our two year graduate program, you’ll develop a mix of technical, operational and leadership skills through your work on real challenges and meaningful projects.

There are 2 streams: Operations Graduate program (national wide) and Support Center Graduate program (Melbourne only). 

Read below for more information on each of these programs:

Coles Graduate Program – Store Support Centre
Coles Graduate Program – Operations

Check out our website!

Reasons you should check it out:

  • It contains links to FREE software resources.
    eg Microsoft Office 365, Jetbrains IDE (To code in Python, Java, etc) , Microsoft Windows 10, Github Developer Pack (free private repositories to store your code)
  • It contains links to programming tutorials to improve in Python, Javascript, Java, etc.
  • It talks about diversIT and what we stand for
If you find anything that you think we should add to the newsletter, just email us!
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This edition is from Jack and Marcus
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