Setting Goals for your Career

October 18, 2018


People use many different methods to take action on their career decisions. It’s similar to preparing for an OE (Overseas Experience). Some travellers just go without too much preparation. They aren’t sure where they want to go, what they’ll find when they get there, or even what they need to bring – they just go! Perhaps they use their instincts or feelings to guide them and they enjoy the sense of adventure that comes with going into the unknown.

Chicago AUT Internz adventure of a lifetime

October 18, 2018


AUT Communications and Law student Sharleen Shergill looks back on her recent AUT Internz experience and asks, “Did this really happen?”

Earlier this year, Sharleen got the opportunity of a lifetime to work and live in Chicago as part of the AUT Internz international internships programme. Landing one of these prestigious internships was a goal Sharleen aspired to.

Why bother with LinkedIn?

October 17, 2018

LinkedIn Smile

I bet you’ve been told again and again that a LinkedIn profile is an essential part of your job search. Yet, how often do you think, “Why should I bother?”

Engineering student wins mentoring and internship opportunity

October 9, 2018

Divya Kataria

When Divya Kataria started chatting to a guy while waiting for the Global Talent Showcase assessment day to begin, she had no idea he was one of the assessors - and he had no idea she was one of the students. The confidence she displayed then held her in good stead - she won one of the four coveted internships on offer to international students from four of Auckland's leading businesses.

Staff volunteer at City Mission

October 4, 2018

City Mission volunteers

The Employability team spend a lot of time extolling the virtues of volunteering to students, so last Sunday four of us decided to put theory into practice and did a volunteering stint at the City Mission Community Centre with the help of Kelly-Aroha Huata from Te Ara Poutama.

Augmented and Virtual Reality potential in Auckland

September 28, 2018

AR mask

Augmented and virtual reality technologies are expanding possibilities across many industries - such as entertainment, health, manufacturing and tourism - but is there much opportunity for making a living in AR/VR around Auckland?

AUT graduate shining at Google NZ

September 26, 2018

Google employee and AUT graduate

Google employs over 80,000 employees. AUT graduate Amanda Jordan has been one of them for over seven years - and she still loves the challenge!

Changes to International Post Study Work Visas

September 25, 2018

Got a job

It is about to become easier for international students to find work after study in New Zealand. Find out what the changes are and whether they apply to you.

Attacking the Final Reflection

September 20, 2018

Reflective sunglasses

Reflecting? Well that sounds easy doesn't it? Bang something out in half an hour and the Edge Award is done and dusted! Well it isn't that easy but it doesn't have to be too difficult either!

Tips for Career Fair Prep

September 20, 2018

Giving the thumbs up

Career Fairs and Employability Matters attract large numbers of employers onto AUT campus to meet students. Are you ready for the onslaught? Here are some tips to help you put your best foot forward.


LinkedIn Smile

Why bother with LinkedIn?

I know, I know, you've never paid much attention to LinkedIn. After all, you're all...
AR mask

Augmented and Virtual Reality potential in Auckland

Augmented and virtual reality are pushing the boundaries across many industries - such as entertainment,...
Google employee and AUT graduate

AUT graduate shining at Google NZ

When Amanda Jordan decided to apply for an accounts manager job with Google, it took...



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