2017 CDES Business Career Expo Event as iCalendar

13 March 2017

10:30am - 2:30pm

Venue: Level 0, Owen G. Glenn Building

Location: 12 Grafton Road

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The CDES Business Career Expo is back for 2017 and is bigger and better than ever! With 25 organisations already registered, spanning multiple industries and sectors, there’s going to be something for everyone. Whatever faculty you’re from, and whether you are in your first or final year, employers want to talk to you. See below for organisations already registered:

Why you should attend

  • This is your once a year opportunity to speak face-to-face with potential future employers.
  • Find out about a range of internship and graduate opportunities and get top tips and advice for successful applications.
  • Stand out from the crowd and get noticed by your favourite employers.
  • We will be running additional activities at the expo to help you make a lasting impression (for the right reasons). See “At the Expo” below for more information.
  • It’s free, fun and an opportunity to begin thinking seriously about your career or which graduate programme and organisation is right for you.

At the Expo

Live Speaker Sessions in OGGB5– New for 2017

CV and LinkedIn Profile Checking

  • This crowd favourite is back again to give you advice on how you should tailor your CV to land that dream graduate role.
  • Haven’t got a LinkedIn? Want to know how to optimise your profile? Get your profile looked over and understand how best to maximise your social media presence.
  • An opportunity to speak one-on-one with leading graduate recruiters from a range of companies.
  • Want to make sure your CV is ready before the expo? Attend a CV workshop beforehand to get your CV employer ready.
  • This service will get busy, make sure you arrive early so you don’t miss out.

Free LinkedIn Photo Booth

  • Another crowd favourite – ensure you utilise this service to ensure your profile is looking professional.
  • It’s free and the photos will be available following the expos.
  • No need to register, just turn up on the day looking sharp.

Competitions galore!

  • Competitions will be running prior to and during the expo – follow our FacebookTwitterInstagramPinterest and Snapchat (CDESAucklandUni) to stay up to date.
  • Want to share expo related information, have any pictures to upload or want to find out more? Use #uoabusinessexpo2017 for all event posts.

Get prepared

  1. Research the organisations attending and what they have to offer.
  2. Get clarity on what you have to offer employers and build confidence in speaking to them by booking your place on one of our workshops
  3. Get your CV and LinkedIn profile updated – we have a daily CV drop in in the ClockTower and regular workshops to help. 

No need to register for this event, just turn up on the day BUT do sign up for the brand new concurrent speaker sessions. Register for session one, session two and session three before they fill up!

This event is exclusively for University of Auckland students. Don’t forget to bring your student ID!