News & Views

Why is NZ Workplace Experience so important?

March 22, 2019

People in coffee meeting

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?

Employers delighted with student engagement

March 18, 2019

Bus and Econ Career Fair 2019 crowd

Being prepped before going to an event makes a huge difference as was demonstrated at the recent Business and Economics Fair where employers were delighted with the number of students that turned up with pertinent questions and good knowledge.

Tips for the Business & Economics Career Fair

March 5, 2019

look good at career fairs

Make the most of the opportunity to meet a large number of employers on city campus at AUT by coming to the Business and Economics Career Fair on March 11. Here are tips on how to put your best foot forward.

Are you ready for Career Fairs?

February 14, 2019

Are you ready

Employers love meeting people who are proactive, curious and well prepared. They will remember you if you take an interest, ask questions and show an understanding of what their organisation does. .

Demystifying Graduate Programmes and Work Placements

February 14, 2019

work experience

Experience in the workplace is gold to employers and they rate it highly. AUT offers a range of opportunities for students to gain work place experience, some compulsory, some not.

Welcome to Employability and Careers at AUT

February 12, 2019

Meet the Employability and Careers team

Come and visit us at the AUT Employability Lab – and no, the Lab is not a weird workplace science experiment. But it is the place where you get lots of help to become very employable.

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.

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.


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