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Master’s graduate lands finance role

18 May, 2022
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Master of Applied Management graduate Simranjit Kaur has landed a permanent full-time job at her internship company Cardinal Logistics.

Simranjit spoke to our current students about her internship and work journey recently at an event organised by our Employability Team.

Simranjit has previously worked in a range of roles from duty manager in the hospitality industry to biotechnologist in a stem cell cancer research lab.

When she saw OPAIC was advertising an internship opportunity in finance at Cardinal she decided to give it a go.

Simranjit began as a finance intern at the company last November and just three weeks later, Cardinal offered her a casual contract.

She believes it was the extra effort she put in that helped her to stand out. She was always being proactive and asking for additional jobs to complete, she says.

Now that she’s graduated she’s secured a permanent full-time job at the company handling the finance and pallet operations along with other improvement projects.

She says everything she learned during her research analysis at OPAIC has been very useful in her job, especially the analytical knowledge she gained.

She loves her job and also loves her company. She says Cardinal recently ran a charity event for children with cancer which was a huge success.

Simranjit says she’s seen changes in herself since beginning this internship and employment journey.

She says she has become more confident and bold in the way she speaks, her decision-making, and the way she analyses situations.