Do – Transitioning from university to work

Dream dare do

Dream Dare Do is a four-part event series that will help CBE students and graduates in their pursuit of dream jobs. Each session will feature accomplished alumni and share insights that will help the audience successfully navigate their career journey. We encourage you to attend as many of these events as possible and keep an eye on the webpage for further details.

Join us for the third event of this four-part series.

Our presenters, ANU College of Business and Economics (CBE) alumni Mariam Hafiz and Shenal Harakh will share valuable tips to assist students with their transition from the classroom to their first workplace.

During this online session, they will address how to ensure momentum and success within your first 90 days in the job.

Mariam and Shenal will share their own experiences and advice on navigating workplace dynamics; managing expectations, network and relationship building; developing corporate knowledge and adding value early to excel in a new role.

This event series is an initiative brought to you by CBE’s Careers and Alumni teams. Please note that these sessions will not be recorded.

About our presenters

 Shenal HarakhShenal Harakh is an entrepreneur and Founder of Knomad, a platform designed to cultivate meaningful connections and content. She is passionate about exploring the diversity and complexity of people and their interactions. Shenal keeps this focus in her roles as a founder, investment blogger and equities investor, for which she was recently featured in the Australian Financial Review.

Shenal has previously worked in the Risk Assurance and Advisory practices of PwC Australia and EY Bermuda. She has completed a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics.

“At this event I am keen to explore the importance of continuing to advocate for yourself within your role.”

Mariam HafizMariam Hafiz is a Senior Manager in PwC's Corporate Function Transformation team in Canberra. Over the past decade, she has worked with the Australian Federal Government and various private sector organisations, and has experience in a range of areas such as operating model design, business process improvement, and cost savings identification. Mariam studied a Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) before continuing her education to become a Chartered Accountant.

“I'm looking forward to discussing the importance of networking, personal branding, and making the most of every professional opportunity as a stepping stone.”


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