We meet Antonia Vito, a 2015 AUT sociology graduate who shares how her passion for helping youth opened up the opportunity for an internship and job with the Graeme Dingle Foundation.
AUT fourth year law student Umar Kuddus talks about his experiences as a volunteer with the Auckland Community Law Centre and how it has helped him gain immeasurable legal experience and gave him the opportunity to help people in the New Zealand community.
Meet Elizabeth Davies, who works for Tangible Media. An AUT Communications graduate, Elizabeth offers us an insight into the exciting world of publishing and digital media as part of Employability Matters week.
As most employers only spend 6 seconds - on average - reading a CV the first time, you really don’t want to lose their interest or annoy them during that first quick read! Here is an outline of some of the things that employers find most annoying about CVs. Read to be prepared.
Putting a photo on your CV – is it a good idea or not? Approach with caution say the AUT Student Employability and Careers team, who are in regular contact with employers, HR managers and recruitment agencies about job applications and CVs.
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth when employers or HR managers turn up on campus with the express purpose of meeting you, their potential future employees. They're coming into your territory so make the most of the opportunity and get out there and meet them.
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 behind you?
Let’s face it. Most uni students are studying to get a good job. No matter how many times you say “I just like learning” or “I want to expand my mind” you know it’s not true. You want to do something fulfilling and you want to make money doing it. It’s cool, I get it, says Julie Cleaver.