Rotorua | New Zealand
  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


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.

The UC Science Summer Camp 2020  is as much a chance to experience life on campus as it is an opportunity to meet fellow Year 12s who are as interested in science from all over Aotearoa. Year 12 students come to stay on campus for 5 days and explore all the college has to offer.Camp details
Dates: 12 to 16 December 2020
Eligibility: Year 12 New Zealand school students
Applications open: 8 July
Applications close: 21 August
Successful applicants announced: 1 OctoberCosts
Māori, Pasifika and Support Scholarships available

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

Tips and information for parents regarding future career choices:

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

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 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!


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

Defence Careers

Learn more about what it takes to join the NZ Army, Navy or Airforce at
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

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 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!