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  1. Student Jobs – This page provides a complete list of New Zealand employers actively hiring students. We update it regularly. 
  2. Student CV Templates – Students can stand out in the crowd with our comprehensive CV template, guide and tips

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Get ready to work in a digitally transformed world
Future careers are skills-focused
Job of the month – lift technician
Show employers that to get the job, you want to learn

Curriculum vitae

Seniors are encouraged to complete a CV. The following template is available for downloading and editing. Work-focused-CV-template

Exam Preparation

For Parents and Students here is a link to useful resources on study and exam techniques from the Ministry of Education’s Te Kete Ipurangi website, including past exam papers, and tips on how study and remember what you’ve learnt. 
http://assessment.tki.org.nz/Assessment-tools-resources/Study-and-exam-techniques



Auckland University Summer School Programme for School Leavers

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on New Zealand secondary school students, especially those making plans to start University.
To support the future success of senior school students (including our international NZ School Leavers), we are looking at introducing a Summer School Programme that provides additional preparation for entry into the University.
Please see attached for further information. You may also like to bookmark the Summer School page on our University of Auckland website which will be updated with more information soon.
Auckland University has created a fun online tool to help you discover tertiary subjects to study, courses on offer and their match to your personal qualities. https://guide.auckland.ac.nz/subjects


Skills Employers Are Looking For

YUDU is a new Careers platform for industry news, job searches, personality tests, company profiles and job sector information. Another useful careers resource for students and parents to check out.

Careers NZ

There are some really good websites with information about careers. One of them is www.careers.govt.nz Look here for tools and quizzes and career planning:

Use the careernz tools to get career ideas, explore study options and make your CV. To get the best experience, use these tools on a desktop or laptop computer.

https://www.careers.govt.nz/tools/

Don’t know what jobs are out there? CareerQuest is a fun and easy way to explore job ideas.

  • CareerQuest takes just 15 minutes.
  • Complete the 78 question photo quiz carefully crafted by careernz experts.
  • CareerQuest suggests job ideas matched to your interests.

https://knowyourskills.careers.govt.nz/tools/careerquest/

Get help making subject choices!

See how the subjects you choose to study can influence your future job options

  • Get job ideas based on the subjects you enjoy or are interested in
  • See how your subjects apply to a range of jobs
  • Choose different qualifications levels for each subject to find out how further study affects the jobs you can get.

https://www.careers.govt.nz/tools/subject-matcher/

Also all the Universities and Institutes of Technology have websites – check these out.

Tips and information for parents regarding future career choices: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11748283

Kia Ora Hauora

Kia Ora Hauora is a national Māori workforce programme that aim’s to encourage and support more Māori into health careers. The programme offers scholarship information and workshops, support to conferences, online science support for years 12 and 13. Once completed the degree studies, support will be offered around CV writing and mock interviews in preparation for applying for full time employment within a hospital setting or in the community. Ensure you are registered on our website https://www.kiaorahauora.co.nz/

This initiative supports  Māori into the Health Sector. Kia Ora Hauora provides increased opportunities for Māori to see the ‘health sector in action’ through mentoring and local events. This includes open days, hospital visits, science days, wānanga, café, workshops and tertiary events. Please register now via their homepage to keep updated.

Lattitude

Lattitude is an international Gap Year organisation, supporting 17-25 year olds on supported and structured overseas work experience placements since 1972. Now offering a choice of 14 destination countries, and a wide range of roles within each, we have something for everybody!
We still have vacancies available for 2020! Many of our countries do reach capacity each year, so get in quick to avoid disappointment! No experience necessary, all training, support, food and accommodation included – join our family of 46,000 “gappers” and get out into the world!

Bulls-Eye

Another useful careers resource for students and caregivers to check out. This site features careers articles, and a sign-up page for student career news. Visit http://www.bulls-eye.co.nz/

Defence Careers

Learn more about what it takes to join the NZ Army, Navy or Airforce at https://www.defencecareers.mil.nz/
Here you can explore upcoming intakes, the jobs database, and the application process including eligibility requirements.

Tertiary Institutions

For an up-to-date view of New Zealand’s eight Universities and what study options they provide click here https://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/universities

The New Zealand University Guide

The New Zealand University Guide is a must read for any New Zealand secondary school student looking to study at a New Zealand university in the near future. It provides a comprehensive overview of each university in New Zealand and a clear pathway for individuals to be able to choose a compatible subject, find the right programme and apply to the most suitable university. Download the free eBook.

Careers In Technology, Engineering And/Or Science

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in careers in technology, engineering and/or science please read this information produced by Futureintech. Funded by NZ Trade and Enterprise, Futureintech is an initiative of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ). Futureintech is a practical attempt to increase the number of young New Zealanders choosing careers in technology, engineering and science – crucial sectors for the infrastructure and social and economic growth of the country. For more information visit the Futureintech website. Also, check out these information sheets for Digital, Engineering and Science roles.

Step-By-Step Guide To Choosing School Subjects

If you’re unsure about which subjects to choose for next year try this step-by-step guide to help in the selection process. Click here to use the guide.

Unsure About Which Degree To Study?

A new website is available for students unsure about which degree to choose. No Major Drama is a tool for users to create personalised rankings of majors available for Bachelor (under-graduate) degrees in New Zealand.

Your ranking of majors is based on your own personal selection criteria related to your skills and interests and your own personal weights on the criteria. Go to the No Major Drama website and create your own personal ranking.

Just the Job website

If you are a career seeker or serious job hunter then www.justthejob.co.nz is the one-stop website for you! There are over 300 career videos arranged under their vocational pathway headings.  Just click on the drop down headings and see what’s there.  Watch the video and if you like what you see, apply for a job!


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Tools to get you into employment

From creating a CV to preparing for an interview—we’ve gathered a range of resources to support your job hunt. Find out how you can get job ready and improve your chances of employment.

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Facebook for job hunting

Facebook is a good platform to use for job hunting because it’s an easy way to scroll through jobs and connect with people in the work area you’re interested in.

Read more about using Facebook to job hunt and how it can help you find employment.

Find out more >

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How to become a teacher

Considering a career change because the COVID-19 pandemic has affected your work? There are good job opportunities for teachers in New Zealand.

Learn how you could have a rewarding new career and help shape the lives of our tamariki and rangatahi.

Read more >

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Wide range of jobs in the public sector

The public sector carries out important work that is essential to the day-to-day operations of New Zealand. The jobs are varied and include teachers, nurses and policy analysts.

Read more about the range of different roles in the public sector.

Learn more >

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Move from redundancy to being your own boss

If you’ve been made redundant due to COVID-19, you may be trying to figure out what to do next. Now could be the ideal time to take a new direction and consider self-employment.

Find out how to start a business and become your own boss.

Find out more >


MoneyHub

Student Money Tips – MoneyHub has also published a guide to better prepare students for life after school with a number of tips, tools and insights. For more details, visit the Student Money Tips page.

Scholarships – the ultimate free, easy-to-use and mobile-friendly list of scholarships for Year 13 students. Applications close throughout the year, with tens of millions of dollars available. MoneyHub has also published a list of tips for scholarship success.

The team at MoneyHub has guides and resources on their site, including
Student Loans – making the scheme’s benefits clear, all on one page 
How Credit Cards work – there are many pitfalls; their guide explains everything
Buying a Used Car – avoid the lemons and get in control of the process, and save a lot of money 

We want to make your Year 13 students aware that many high-value scholarships will close in late July and August. It’s now time to act – our Scholarship guide was updated this morning with the latest offerings, dates and guidance. We’ve listed hundreds of opportunities available to any Year 13 student planning to attend university in New Zealand in 2021.