Industry Speaker Bank

The Industry Speaker Bank (ISB) is a ready resource of local volunteers from varied backgrounds, job roles and career pathways eager to share their knowledge with young people about their career journey.

Industry Speaker Bank (ISB)   

Speakers are available to deliver inspiring presentations via online platforms to students as part of your school’s career activities.

Let us connect you with a local industry / vocational expert to enhance your students learning experience.

  • Explore inspiring career pathways
  • Specific business or industry-related careers advice
  • Career planning with employment specialists
  • Work readiness tips

Book a Speaker

To organise or enquire about getting the right speaker for your activity or event, please contact the ISB Team or view our list of current speakers.

If you are looking for a particular speaker which is not listed contact us and we will endeavour to find an appropriate person to meet your needs.


What you need to know…

Our speakers work on a volunteer basis; therefore, availability is determined by the amount of notice given. Planning is essential in securing your speakers that match your criteria.

For schools, as per provisions set out by the Department of Education & Training teachers and students may be asked to conduct a survey upon participation in the ISB program.

ISB Upcoming Events and School Resources

Career Exploration Series

 Discover, Explore, Get Ready

The Industry Speaker Bank (ISB) Career Exploration Series is an exciting opportunity for students to learn more about different career fields, jobs of the future and the rapidly changing world of work. Each series will showcase a range of emerging industry sectors, what it’s like to work in a variety of different workplaces that will aim to open students’ eyes to a world of job options.

2022 Dates

Coming Soon

Catch up on 2020/21 Series

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The following resources are designed to support School's career education.

ISB - Career Conversations

Delve into a variety of industry sectors and listen to the people who work in them. Career Conversations explores the different career paths and work journey from local industry professionals.

Come To Work With Me

Victorian Local Learning and Employment Networks (VicLLENs) and DET have teamed up to deliver a series of bite-sized, Q&A style webinars, featuring employers and employees spanning across several different industries.

Download a full teacher resource kit including a lesson plan, PDF worksheets and answer sheets. Come To Work With Me

Request a Speaker

Complete the following form.

    Download a copy of the Speaker list.


    For general enquiries about the Industry Speaker Bank contact:

    Tom Burgess

    Manager of Education and Industry Partnerships


    ( Tues - Fridays)