People of AUT

Engineering student wins mentoring and internship opportunity

October 9, 2018

Divya Kataria

When Divya Kataria started chatting to a guy while waiting for the Global Talent Showcase assessment day to begin, she had no idea he was one of the assessors - and he had no idea she was one of the students. The confidence she displayed then held her in good stead - she won one of the four coveted internships on offer to international students from four of Auckland's leading businesses.

Staff volunteer at City Mission

October 4, 2018

City Mission volunteers

The Employability team spend a lot of time extolling the virtues of volunteering to students, so last Sunday four of us decided to put theory into practice and did a volunteering stint at the City Mission Community Centre with the help of Kelly-Aroha Huata from Te Ara Poutama.

AUT graduate shining at Google NZ

September 26, 2018

Google employee and AUT graduate

Google employs over 80,000 employees. AUT graduate Amanda Jordan has been one of them for over seven years - and she still loves the challenge!

From shy teen to AUT Edge Award prize winner

September 18, 2018

Johnathan Lopeti at EA graduation

Johnathan Lopeti started the AUT Edge Award to boost his CV but it gave the shy teenager a boost in many, many other ways, including landing a graduate role with the Digital and Technology arm of BNZ.

New Employability Relationship Manager, Rachael Marsters

September 6, 2018

Rachael M

As part of the Employability team, we have two staff dedicated to making connections with businesses and industry on your behalf. They encourage employers and organisations to come on campus to do presentations, speaker series, career fairs etc. Racheal Marsters is our newest employability relationship manager.

Michelle Young - AUT Edge Award Overall Achiever

August 22, 2018

Michelle Young

Michelle Young found her edge by overcoming her shyness and undertaking the AUT Edge Award. Not only did she develop the confidence to enter the AUT X Challenge, Co.Starters, but she won the AUT Edge Award inaugural Overall Achiever Prize from Seek NZ.

Volunteering Supremo

August 7, 2018

Volunteering winner

Volunteering is great for the soul - but also for your job prospects. Employers say 90% of all employers will interview someone with volunteering on their CV over someone who hasn't, according to SEEK NZ General Manager. Read about our Volunteering Prizewinner Kelly D'Mello.

Meet AUT Law grad - Matthew Hague

May 29, 2018

Matthew Law Grad

Meet 2016 AUT Law grad Lieutenant Matthew Hague who talks about his career journey with the New Zealand Defence Force, where he is now Assistant Director Court of Inquiry and Coordination for the Defence Legal Services.

Pioneering the way with She Sharp

March 12, 2018

Mahsa She Sharp founder

AUT Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences lecturer Mahsa Mohaghegh is the inspirational founder behind She Sharp. This New Zealand group provides a networking platform to women in computer science, computer engineering, IT, and tech-related fields to connect and support each other in these male dominated fields.

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