NZ Tech connect, promote and advance the New Zealand technology ecosystem to help the tech sector and the economy to grow. Check out https://nztech.org.nz/info-hub/about-the-sector/
Occupation Outlook is a great tool for exploring study and career options, with extensive information on labour supply and demand in over 100 occupations in New Zealand. It outlines how to enter each role, how many are studying in related fields, how many are employed, and what the average incomes are. It also outlines what are the prospects of getting a job in that occupation once you have completed the qualifications required. The occupations range from trade jobs, such as plumber, to professional jobs, such as accountant.
Visit https://school-leavers-toolkit.education.govt.nz/ – for practical skills for life
Seniors are encouraged to complete a CV. The following template is available for downloading and editing. Work-focused-CV-template
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.
Jobted 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.
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.
Don’t know what jobs are out there? CareerQuest is a fun and easy way to explore job ideas.
Get help making subject choices!
See how the subjects you choose to study can influence your future job options
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 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.
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!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!
Learn more about what it takes to join the NZ Army, Navy or Airforce at https://www.defencecareers.mil
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 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
https://www.etco.co.nz/apprenticeships – Apprentice Stories
Find out more about the Trades (resources, success stories, jobs and industries) https://www.gotatrade.co.nz/
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.