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How to put together a great creative portfolio

May 15, 2019

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A great online portfolio showcases your creative skills and helps you stand out when applying for jobs. Read our 7 tips and other advice on how to start to create a great online presence that will help you find work.

Tips on CVs for Creative and Design Roles

May 3, 2019

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How do you put your best self forward when applying for design or other creative roles? By providing a CV and online portfolio – yes you need both and they need to be separate.

Outdoor Challenge for AUT Edge Awarders

May 1, 2019

Ryan, the community development manager, calls every applicant so you have a second chance to impress.

Interested in Outward Bound but put off by the cost? Join the AUT Edge Award and you'll be eligible to apply for a winter Classic course through the Ka Mahi scholarship - a chance to challenge yourself physically and mentally!

7 Tips on creating a great CV

April 30, 2019

O for Awesome CV

In our previous blog on CVs, we told you about all the things employers don’t want to see in a CV. This blog offers tips on what makes a great CV that gets employers wanting to find out more about you. .

How Bad is your CV?

April 15, 2019

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Are you the proud owner of a bad CV? How do you know what to put into a CV? Here is a check list of the things to avoid.

Networking is possible to conquer

April 2, 2019

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Fronting up to a stranger, particularly someone who may end up being your employer, is not the easiest thing to do in the world. It can be terrifying, yet that is what you need to do at events such as career fairs, right?

The good news is that it is really really possible to become good at networking – at communicating and developing a connection with strangers. Read how five graduates overcame their reluctance to network – and ended up in great jobs - by lots of practice.

Is it a Job Fair or a Career Fair?

March 26, 2019

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After the last career fair we had a few students question why more employers weren't taking applications for specific jobs on the day. Employers come to career fairs looking for opportunities to start engaging with students who will be looking for internships or graduate roles at a later date. Most do not come expecting to find someone to fill a role on the day.

AUT Law Students Society

March 26, 2019

AUT Law Students Society

AUT Law Students’ Society acts as a vital link between law students, the faculty, the legal profession and other students. Our aim is to be key source of support to AUT law students’ in every area we possibly can.

Why is NZ Workplace Experience so important?

March 22, 2019

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Often international students feel very confused when employers say they want NZ work experience. What do employers actually mean - and why is it important? What if you already have a wealth of experience from your own country?

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 Bright design on home page

How to put together a great creative portfolio

No point being creative if nobody can see your work or figure out what you...
Peacock showing plumage

Tips on CVs for Creative and Design Roles

So you're not sure how to approach your CV as a creative or design student?...
Ryan, the community development manager, calls every applicant so you have a second chance to impress.

Outdoor Challenge for AUT Edge Awarders

Keen to challenge yourself physically and mentally for the AUT Edge Award? Interested in testing...

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