Medical Career Service


‘Mardi listened to me and thoroughly evaluated me and my situation.  She provided me with information and options.  She then discussed with me possible strategies I could use to reach my goals and supported me in implementing some of these strategies.  I found her genuine, logical, well connected and reliable.’ 

Registrar, August 2017 – After engagement with the careers coaching service this doctor went on to implement a strategy and plan that saw them successfully pass exams that had been attempted and failed on two previous occasions

‘Great news - I was offered a surgical position at the Alfred next year! Thank you for all your help, I think it really did make a difference.’

HMO3 / Surgical Resident (outer metro hospital), September 2017 – Having missed out in 2016 this doctor after working with our careers consultant successfully applied and interviewed for a highly sought after Surgical role at the Alfred

‘The advice session I had with you was incredibly helpful in guiding my application process. Out of my 7 applications, I was offered 4 interviews, which I was pleasantly surprised with. I would have loved to have caught up with you to discuss the interview process.’

Intern (outer metro hospital), Oct 2017 – Successful in securing BPT1 year at one of the big 4 Tertiary Hospitals

‘Thank you for all your help & your sincere life advice for us junior doctors.  I'm delighted to let you know I'll be an intern at Monash Health next year’

 ‘I interviewed at the Austin, RMH and St Vincent's, and have been offered a job at the Austin next year, which was my first preference so am very pleased’

‘I found my career advice very helpful, it was very useful to discuss my preferences - with your advice I applied for 6 preference as opposed to 8 so saved me some time, and the feedback for my cv encouraged me to include more detail. Working on my cover letters was also useful for preparing for the interview ‘

‘Thank you again for your advice and encouragement. It meant a great deal to me.’

'I would like to thank Mardi for her help during my careers consultation. I am certain that her frank advice and guidance made a positive impact on my application experience. I would recommend that other students also invest in your consultation services to help guide the development of their own 'professional brand' and to ensure that they achieve the most from the time that they invest in job applications.’

‘I just wanted to say a massive thank you for all your help during intern applications. I have been lucky enough to be offered an internship at RMH. I am so excited. Anyway thanks for everything and I hope we can continue to have meetings with future career planning as I found your advice very helpful.’

‘Thank you for all your help with my resume and cover letters I found your comments and suggestions very helpful and have encouraged many others to go book an appointment with you next year!’ 

‘It was great to meet you too and get such valuable advice. I have a much better idea now of what is relevant info and how to market myself (which is something I'm not that used to doing).  Looking forward to our next catch up.’

‘I got Eastern, my first preference, so very happy with the outcome. Thank you for your help throughout. :)’

‘Thanks a lot, it is a pretty full on couple of months with final exams as well as job applications, so your advice was a massive help!’

‘Thanks for your help! It was definitely useful meeting with you!’

Final Year Student comments, 2017 – Support with Internship application process

‘I learned a lot from Mardi. We spent several sessions working on my approach when applying for hospital jobs, namely:

‘She would always stress that it takes tenacity, determination and genuine interest when applying for these hospital jobs. It is something all IMGs should take into consideration if they want to find work.’

OTD HMO, December 2017 – Successful in obtaining a HMO role that was approved by AHPRA in NSW Health System

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