News & Views

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.

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

Free

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

Employer Presentations 101

July 9, 2018

Chess

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

Employers

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?

FEATURE

People in coffee meeting

Why is NZ Workplace Experience so important?

Having New Zealand work experience is vital if you want to give yourself the best...
Bus and Econ Career Fair 2019 crowd

Employers delighted with student engagement

Employers were delighted with the way students engaged with them at the 2019 Business and...
Business Career Fair group shot

Big Event for Business & Economics students

“Career fairs provide a safe environment to network, a great testing ground for your CV...

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