News & Views

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.

Tips for Career Fair Prep

July 23, 2018

doing well

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.

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.

Researching Employers

July 4, 2018


Who gets nervous going for an interview or meeting potential employers?

You can’t see but I’m nodding furiously yes at my keyboard. I’ll let you in on a secret. When I’ve gone for interviews or meet people I don’t know, my voice gets high-pitched. And I’m not talking an octave higher, I’m admitting to sounding like Mickey Mouse.

What is Employability Matters

July 3, 2018

Leaping into the real world

Your lifeline to the real world starts now. Employability! No problem, I’ll get my degree and be employable, right? Not quite!

Your degree is only part of the employability equation. Are you a good communicator, do you work well in teams and feel ready to leap into the real-world of work?

Social Change Campaigner Richie Hardcore

April 9, 2018

Richie Hardcore

Social change is at the heart of everything campaigner Richie Hardcore does. Come and be inspired by what he says as a keynote speaker for the Culture and Society Career Fair this Thursday 12 April.

I, Robot - is that the Future?

March 29, 2018

Robot in workplace

In 20 years the majority of our jobs will be done by robots so you may as well give up your studies and prepare for the end as we know it, right?  I feel like that’s the message I’m hearing in the media almost every week but how real is it?


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