Archives of genYOU Stories

Eager to kickstart your career? Know that you don’t have to wait for your graduation date, or for opportunities to come to you, in order to get a head start. You can hustle. 
My name is Benedict Okonjo and I am a Microbiologist. I am currently pursuing a Master of Health Services Management at the University of South Australia.
genYOU Story No. 41 features compassionate and driven Flinders University student Carole Kisato! Joining us from Kenya, Carole has created her own opportunities and is stopping at nothing to achieve her career goals.
genYOU story No. 40 comes from Camila Burato de Oliveira who isn't afraid to push boundaries and venture into the unknown! We admire Camila for her initiative and courage! Read about Camila's career journey so far below.
Well for starters, my name is Irina, I'm 19 and I'm majoring in Public Relations at QUT. My biggest task so far; completing my second year of University, as well as keeping on top of work and an internship. I also really like Italian food and a good wine and dine with a few friends (hint: this is how to win me over always!).
Our genYOU Story No. 38 features Riley Thiedecke (pictured far right)! Riley’s story reminds us that our career is in our hands … at any point we can pivot, change direction or find a whole new wave of motivation!
Our genYOU Story No. 37 features Ellyse Sainty! Ellyse joined our team mid-year as an intern … and brought into the office a fireball of energy and enthusiasm that is unparalleled to anyone we know! We’ve enjoyed having Ellyse as part of our extended team, and can’t wait to continue watching her kick her #careergoals.
Our genYOU Story No. 36 features Adekemi Omomo! Adekemi (Kemi) has some awesome advice for her peers on how small steps reap greater rewards than nothing at all and the value of strong connections.
genYOU Story No. 35 features McKeeley Makin, who is a go-getter, aspiring marketer and entrepreneur! McKeeley’s story reminds us that it’s okay to change study directions, to slow down and to take our career journey’s one step at a time.
genYOU Story No. 34 features final year Kaplan Business School student Diana Tantaeva. Diana is a familiar face in our community as she regularly attends our generationYOU events! So we reached out to Diana to chat to her more about her career journey so far ... and what she is planning for her future!