Our services

Employability workshop at AUTAUT Employability and Careers focuses on helping you develop the skills to stand out to employers when looking for a work placement or graduate job.

We are also here to help if you are worried about your career direction.


As well as helping you develop your CV and cover letters, interview, networking and social media skills, we also bring employers and leaders onto campus to talk about their industries, internships and graduate programmes. This means you get lots of opportunities to meet potential employers.

Workshops and presentations

BEdge Award blackboardook online through Elab Online to do a workshop or presentation. We have heaps of great workshops for you that are run in the Employability Lab and online.

Career appointments

The team are also experts in helping you untangle your career dreams and challenges, whatever they may be. To make an individual appointment, book through Elab Online. These bookings can be by Zoom or face-to-face.

Employability Awards

The AUT Edge Award and Beyond AUT Award (postgraduate only) are run by the Employability and Careers team.

Connecting with employers

AUT Talenthub is part  of  Employability and Careers. This is an specialised recruitment service just for AUT internships and graduates. Get yourself a profile with AUT Talenthub soon.

Two other job boards for graduates can be accessed through Elab Online, nzunitalent and International Jobs. Make the most of these graduate focused job boards when looking for internships or jobs.

We also have employability relationships managers that liaise with employers and organisations, bringing them onto campus (or into online events) to help you network with people from the workplace and hear about their recruitment campaigns and their industries. Look out for these events on Elab Online.


A wide range of resources are available for AUT students, including My Career Lab (which you find on Elab Online) and this Employability blog that carries lots of blogs with useful tips and ideas, as well as profiles on students and graduates.


The Employability Lab is located at WA 202 on City Campus. This is where you'll attend workshops, employer presentations or career appointments.

Our employability specialists are also in the Student Hubs at South Campus on Monday and Wednesday and North Campus on Tuesday and Thursday for appointments and workshops.

You are welcome to pop in any time.  We are also available for online Zoom appointments and our workshops are also currently run online as well.

If you have any questions, please email us on employability@aut.ac.nz

Don't forget your access to all our workshops, events, appointments and resources is through Elab Online. Not signed in before? It's easy. Click on 'Current Student', then enter your AUT student name and password.

Below: Students interacting with employers at the AUT Business and Economics Career Fair

Business and Economics Career Fair

Find out more about our people

Employability & career specialists

Employability relationship managers

AUT Edge Award/Beyond AUT Award

  • Nicola Buisman


  • Nour Malak (Employability content designer)
  • Angela McCarthy (Careers and resources writer)

Employability director

  • Anna Williams