Students

AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF MEDICAL IMAGING AND RADIATION THERAPY

STUDENT SUPPORT AND INFORMATION 


Student membership is free for all medical radiation science students!

Being a member of ASMIRT can be of great advantage to medical radiation science students.  

We can help you with:

  • Career progression
  • Networking opportunities
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Postgraduate and specialist training
  • Joining a committee and expanding your skills
  • Travel and research scholarships

Watch the video and learn more about your peak body for medical radiation sciences in Australia. Hear all the great benefits membership of the Society brings, and how you can get involved in your profession.

What does ASMIRT Membership provide?


To learn more about becoming a member

 

 

 

Receive ASMIRT member benefits

 

Being a member means you can contact ASMIRT and the State Branches for career advice, we also offer these great benefits:

• Access to publications Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences (JMRS) and Spectrum magazine
• Professional networking opportunities to build your professional network and increase your career prospects
• Exclusive access to workshops, seminars, social activities and special events
• Fortnightly e-news highlighting industry trends, developments, employment opportunities and more
• Dedicated student conference and events
• Member registration discounts to events such as ASMIRT’s annual conference
• A range of grants and scholarships available
• Professional Indemnity Insurance coverage during university clinical placements and professional training and practice work outside placements
• Member Advantage – benefits from a wide-range of retailers and organisations providing movie tickets, entertainment, insurance and financial services, accommodation, shopping and dining.

 

Student Ambassadors

 

ASMIRT’s Student Ambassadors are here to help support our student members; linking them to their professional body, helping them network with other students and professionals, keeping them engaged with great events and much more. Student members are encouraged to reach out to their state’s Ambassador if they have any questions about ASMIRT, scholarships, events, social media and getting involved in the Student Committee.

2023 Student Ambassador national call out

Become a Student AmbassadorBecome a volunteer ASMIRT Student representative! State Branches nationwide have Ambassador positions available for 2023, where you can assist your Student Committee by providing ASMIRT student members with representation, programs, events and support. 

How to apply:

Download the Position Description to view the key responsibilities, then email your application form and updated CV to lucinda.shaw@asmirt.org

Please submit any time but note, there are limited places available, and some state positions are waitlisted so be quick. 

2022 Student Committee:

 

·  SA/NT – Kevin Tang and Ella McLean santstudent@asmirtcommittee.org
·  NSW/ACT – Peter Hanna and Georgie Patrikopoulos nswstudent@asmirtcommittee.org
·  VIC – Leanne Nguyen, Karlene Ta (Co-Chair until mid-2022 and Vicky Le (Co-Chair from mid-2022) vicstudent@asmirtcommittee.org
·   WA – Fraser Marshall wastudent@asmirtcommittee.org
·   QLD – Lily Crick and Elizabeth Andersen qldstudent@asmirtcommittee.org

 

ASMIRT JOB CONNECT 2023

Applications open until 8 July 2022.

ASMIRT 2023 Job Connect Applications open

 
ASMIRT understands there is currently a fast-changing employment landscape for students, and now more than ever, our graduates need assistance in transitioning from university to the workplace.

 

We are thrilled to announce applications for ASMIRT Job Connect 2023 program are now open.

Job Connect will help connect student members who will be graduating in this calendar year, with employers nationally who are in the marketplace for base grade staff in 2023.

 
Interested graduates can supply their details via our Application Form and ASMIRT will share this information with potential employers.

 

Members are encouraged to be flexible and consider all states and territories as potential workplace locations, and to understand that they consent to their personal email address being distributed to a number of employers who are interested in employing medical radiation science graduates in a particular State or Territory.

Learn more about the program

While ASMIRT’s Job Connect does not guarantee employment, it will certainly enhance graduate’s job-seeking tools and give them an opportunity to link with employers across the country.

 
 

Attend an event

 

ASMIRT Students at an event

 

ASMIRT offers great learning opportunities through our nationwide events, where you can earn CPD credits, be a presenter, network and more. Here are just some of the great events you can attend:

  • ASMIRT Student Conference 
  • Specialist careers forums
  • Student paper days 
  • Student quiz nights
  • Social events

View upcoming events

 

 

 


ASMIRT STUDENT CLINICAL PLACEMENT GUIDE – Document under revision

The new Student Clinical Placement Handbook is specially designed and collated by current Student Ambassadors of ASMIRT, aiming to guide you through your clinical placements by showing you how to prepare, and including tips and tricks to managing the journey that is clinical placement throughout your degree. This guide is just one source of information that students can rely on for their clinical placement, we recommend for specific questions, concerns or queries regarding clinical placements, you should always consult your university staff. We extend thanks to the Student Ambassadors for their hard work, and to the professionals who assisted them, in putting together this hugely valuable and practical handbook.

 

 

Graduating students

 

  All ASMIRT Student Members in their final year who continue on by taking out a full ASMIRT membership after graduating, receive their first six months at no cost! That means you can ease yourself into work and full membership will all the benefits. All recent graduates who are not yet members and wish to join ASMIRT will have their entrance fee waived – what a great offer, save $200 and join now!

 

JOIN YOUR STATE BRANCH COMMITTEE

For student members who have graduated, why not engage with your local state branch committee? Join for

  • Best networking and leadership opportunities
  • Chance to become Involved in a range of state-lead events 

Email your Student State Branch Chair to get involved – click here for their contact details.

 

Applying for a job

 

ASMIRT provides support to job seekers within the industry, for handy tips and ways to help you apply for job or internship, or needing further assistance in preparing for your interview, please contact us at membership@asmirt.org to be emailed the ASMIRT Career Resources sheets.

ASMIRT will announce any new job positions on our Jobs page and aims to help new radiography and radiation therapy graduates find supervised practice program (SPP) positions.

If you are an employer and wish to post your a job vacancy, please email communications@asmirt.org.

Points to consider when applying for jobs:

 

  • Writing a resume/curriculum vitae
  • Writing an effective cover letter
  • Preparing for your job interview
  • Social media and work
  • Working and living in Australia 

Ahpra Graduation Documents

Student members, we urge you to ensure you fill out your Ahpra applications accurately, and that any documentation supplied to Ahpra with your application is certified according to the Ahpra requirements. Please down these documents to assist you:

Ahpra Graduate-applications Quick-guide-to-registration
Ahpra Graduate-applications avoid-delays-flyer
Ahpra Graduate-applications criminal-history
Ahpra Information-Sheet Certifying-documents

2022 registration update

Visit the Graduate applications page on the Ahpra website for the updated information flyers to help graduates avoid common causes of delay, or download here: Ahpra Graduate registration

Watch the useful video on how to apply here

If you have any questions, please direct them to the PRG Secretariat in the first instance.  

 

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