"I wanna be like Gningala when I grow up, she doesn't conform to fit in or pretend to be someone else. She is a powerful Aboriginal woman who is not scared of anyone, and I like it. Do you have her phone number?”
Gningala Yarran-Mark, Aboriginal Engagement Manager – West, clearly inspired 16-year-old, Tahlia-Rae from the CareerTrackers ‘work shadow’ program!
The UGL team in Perth were excited to host the first WA CareerTrackers ‘work shadow’ program. Welcoming three high-school students to the UGL office, the UGL team shared their personal academic journey to their current roles, and the various pathways available for students. They also shared insights into UGL’s approach to tenders, finance operations and contract law.
UGL has partnered with CareerTrackers since 2019. CareerTrackers supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students by linking them with employers and career opportunities.