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

NZ Tech connect, promote and advance the New Zealand technology ecosystem to help the tech sector and the economy to grow. Check out

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.

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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.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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.

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.

Defence Careers

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

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.

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!

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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. – Apprentice Stories

Find out more about the Trades (resources, success stories, jobs and industries)


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.

MoneyHub has NCEA resources to help everyone attain merits and excellences – check it out and prepare for upcoming internals and externals with confidence.

New Zealand’s Education Directory

StudySpy helps you find your future – compare every coursescholarship, and provider in New Zealand, from Kaitaia to Invercargill.