2017 CDES Engineering Career Expo Event as iCalendar

02 May 2017

10:30 - 2:30pm

Venue: Science Centre Foyer

Location: Symonds Street


Don't miss this opportunity to help kick start your career. 50+ organisations are registered from various industries spanning chemical, software, mechanical, electrical and structural engineering - just for starters! Students from all years and engineering disciplines are welcome. 

Check out the employers attending the expo below: 

Why you should attend

  • This is your annual opportunnity 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


CDES reps will be handing out flyers before the Expo. Grab a flyer and bring it along to the Expo for your chance to win an amazing prize pack!

The prize pack includes:

  • Your very own drone!
  • A two-day work shadow experience with Pattle Delamore Partners
  • A prize from Beca (details to be announced)
  • More possible prizes, to be announced

If you miss our reps before the expo, don’t worry, come to the CDES stand before 2pm on the day to enter!

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.
  • This is 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, so make sure you arrive early.

Free LinkedIn Photo Booth

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

All the rest!

  • Follow our social media channels to stay up to date: Snapchat (CDESAucklandUni), TwitterInstagramFacebook and Pinterest
  • Want to share expo related information, have any pictures to upload or want to find out more? Use #uoaengineeringcareers 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 (10.30-11.30am and 3-4pm) and regular workshops to help. 

No need to register for this event, just turn up on the day.

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