Melbourne Careers Expo

  • Industry: Colleges And Universities
  • Location: MCEC, VIC
  • Date: 26th - 28th July, 2024

The Melbourne Career Expo is Australia’s most comprehensive and exciting careers event, covering all career opportunities from employment to education and training in the trades, corporate and professional sectors. This expo offers a vast array of career advice, employment opportunities and extensive university and training representation.

  • Over 150 exhibitors  
  • More than 15,000 expected attendees, including jobseekers, apprentices, students and graduates 
  • Several workshops and career seminars 
  • Allotted time for school groups 
  • Free resume checking and career counselling from the Career Development Association of Australia 


This is an invaluable experience for anyone serious about their career and the perfect opportunity for organisations to promote their brand to a large audience.  


View the event floor plan to plan your visit and maximise your expo experience. 


Attendee Profile 


Based on a survey taken in 2019, these are the demographics of the visitors attending the career expo: 


  • Age: Majority of attendees are ages 18 to 30 (45%), suggesting that many attendees are seeking early career opportunities. A good chunk of the crowd (35%) is over 31, while the remaining (21%) are VCE students. 
  • Reason for Attendance: 34% of attendees are actively seeking employment while 35% are looking for reliable career advisers. The remaining 31% are there to gather university options or further training opportunities. 
  • Level of Education: More than half of the attendees (57%) have qualifications higher than VCE, a direct correlation for the earlier statistics on age and reason for attendance. Meanwhile, 32% are still studying and 11% have completed their VCE.  


Benefits of Exhibiting 


  • Recruiting new staff, students or clients 
  • Building brand awareness  
  • Creating a quality database 
  • Interactively demonstrating course content 
  • Launch new products or services and get immediate feedback 
  • Network with other exhibitors and organisations 


Check out the full list of exhibitors. For companies interested in booking a stand, check the Exhibiting Details page for more information. 

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