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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.

From shy teen to AUT Edge Award prize winner

September 18, 2018

Johnathan Lopeti at EA graduation

Johnathan Lopeti started the AUT Edge Award to boost his CV but it gave the shy teenager a boost in many, many other ways, including landing a graduate role with the Digital and Technology arm of BNZ.

New Employability Relationship Manager, Rachael Marsters

September 6, 2018

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As part of the Employability team, we have two staff dedicated to making connections with businesses and industry on your behalf. They encourage employers and organisations to come on campus to do presentations, speaker series, career fairs etc. Racheal Marsters is our newest employability relationship manager.

Great variety of volunteering opportunities

August 27, 2018

Greenpeace bear at Expo

Whatever your interests, you're sure to find a volunteering organisation that offers you an opportunity to give something back, as the recent AUT Volunteering Expo showed.

Leadership skills through AUT Edge Award

August 22, 2018

Maya Jaros

Maya Jaros did great things in leadership during the AUT Edge Award. You too can start getting more involved in leadership activities and networking through attending sessions at Employability Matters, coming up 13 August.

Michelle Young - AUT Edge Award Overall Achiever

August 22, 2018

Michelle Young

Michelle Young found her edge by overcoming her shyness and undertaking the AUT Edge Award. Not only did she develop the confidence to enter the AUT X Challenge, Co.Starters, but she won the AUT Edge Award inaugural Overall Achiever Prize from Seek NZ.

Volunteering Supremo

August 7, 2018

Volunteering winner

Volunteering is great for the soul - but also for your job prospects. Employers say 90% of all employers will interview someone with volunteering on their CV over someone who hasn't, according to SEEK NZ General Manager. Read about our Volunteering Prizewinner Kelly D'Mello.

Get your CV just right

July 9, 2018

Stand out from the crowd

Did you know employers spend an average of six seconds looking at a CV before moving on? If an employer receives approximately 50-200 applications per role, it certainly makes it difficult to stand out from the crowd.

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