Her professional career began when she was cast in the 2002 Australian film, 'Blurred'. In 2004, she travelled to the US to study Practical Aesthetics at the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York. After returning to Sydney, she worked on several Australian TV series including 'Love My Way' (Fox8) and 'All Saints' (Channel 7).
Veronica Sywak's film career began to gain momentum in 2007 when she landed the lead role in the Australian film 'The Jammed', for which she received an Inside Film Award nomination (Best Actress). She also starred opposite Eric Bana in 'Romulus My Father' and in the Jonathan Hensleigh horror, 'Welcome to the Jungle'.