Jess Bulger

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Non-Executive Officer

Jess Bulger is the National Program Director at CareerTrackers Indigenous Internship Program. Jess’ family are Wiradjuri, from the Tumut and Brungle region in country NSW where she grew up with a big proud family and strong values including the importance of education. Jess trained as a teacher, completing a degree in Education and Visual Arts at the University of New South Wales.

Since graduating, Jess has built experience in a few different areas within education and the arts. Experiences include teaching within high schools in country NSW and in Sydney, at UNSW developing pre-service teachers, at the University of Wollongong delivering a tutorial program, supporting artists via a Wollongong City Gallery project and tutoring a course titled Indigenous Creative Expression at the University of Sydney.

Jess joined the team at CareerTrackers in 2013 and now leads program delivery nationally. CareerTrackers is a national non-profit organisation with a vision of creating excellence through opportunity. The program helps Indigenous university students build their careers through a structured program of paid internships, support, training and leadership development. Jess is passionate about career development and empowering young people to lead fulfilling lives and ultimately enable change for their families.

In her spare time, Jess likes to help and support her home community in Tumut with any project that her Aunties have put their mind to. In her spare time, Jess spends time with family and gets into the art studio as much as she can.