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Murdoch EDGE @ Kaplan

(EDGE: Entrepreneurship Development & Graduate Employability)

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Newly opened in 2019, Murdoch EDGE @ Kaplan offers Murdoch University students and graduates in Singapore a range of unique services to improve their career readiness or gain the confidence to pursue new ideas that can turn into real-world solutions.

Through complimentary services that include industry events, seminars, entrepreneurship training and access to business leaders and mentors to forge new networks, students and graduates of Murdoch University will be enabled with skills that can give them the competitive edge to pursue their careers or entrepreneurial ventures.

Murdoch EDGE @ Kaplan is located at Kaplan City Campus @ Wilkie Edge on Level 2.

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Associate Professor
Rhys Johnson

Chief Operating Officer & Provost

Kaplan Singapore

Mike Christie

Executive Director

Kaplan Singapore

Professor Peter Waring

Pro Vice Chancellor Transnational Education & Singapore Dean

Murdoch University Singapore

For Students

1. Career Advisory / Coaching

We have career coaching services where we assess students to uncover their strengths and weaknesses, and guide them according to suitable job roles based on their personality.

2. Work Experience (non-credit bearing internship)

We have a network of companies partnering with us to offer students work experience. With more work experience, students have better opportunities to secure a full-time job.

3. Entrepreneurship Training / Talks

Students can identify, develop and validate their business ideas. They can seek mentorship from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. There is an entrepreneurship club where like-minded students come together to share resources and ideas.

4. Industry Clinics / Talks

Students will get an opportunity to network with industry practitioners and receive advice about the various job professions from the industry.

5. Professional Development Series

Students will go through a compulsory 1-hour LinkedIn workshop and an optional 1 hour of professional grooming session.

6. Peer Sharing Sessions

This will be a platform for students to share their views on internship and entrepreneurship ideas.

7. Alumni Network

Alumni and students will be invited to Murdoch EDGE @ Kaplan for networking and work-experience opportunities.

8. Recruitment Events

There will be on-campus interviews to allow students to meet and discuss job opportunities with potential employers.