News & Views

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?”

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?

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.

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.

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.

August 2018 Employability Events

August 3, 2018

Find out more about all the employability events that are coming up in Semester 2 and sign yourself up on Employability Lab Online.

CV and Cover Letter Resources

July 9, 2018


As an AUT student, do you know how many free CV and cover letter resources you can access?

Are you ready for Career Fairs?

July 9, 2018

Are you ready

Employers thrive on proactive candidates. They will remember you if you take an interest, ask questions and know about what they do.

Employer Presentations 101

July 9, 2018


With only one week to go until Semester 2 commences, our team is finalising our plans for over +100 employers to visit AUT.

Have you heard of employer presentations? It’s where employers come to AUT to chat about job opportunities. They offer insights about their industry or profession and talk about their company and the roles they have on offer, including graduate programmes, internships, co-op and work experience. They also explain the skills and attributes they look for in potential employees.

CV Toolkit 101

July 4, 2018

CV tips

Let’s face it - writing your CV isn’t the most fun you’ll ever have but it’s critical if you want to land a job or get a foot in the door with a company.

Your CV is an essential tool to have for job search, whether it is for a part-time or casual job or your first real adult job after uni.


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