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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?

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?

Get On With It - Don't Hang Back

March 13, 2018

three panelists

Get on with it and make the most of career fairs, advised three recent graduates at the Match Ready Business and Economics workshop recently.

The 3 Rs - Research, Research, Research

February 28, 2018

Research books

What comes to mind when you hear the word research? Do you cringe a little, or do your eyes light up knowing you could discover something you didn’t know?


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