2017 CDES Science, Technology and Maths Career Expo Event as iCalendar

12 April 2017

10:30am - 2:30pm

Venue: Science Foyer, Science Centre

Location: Symonds Street


Introducing the 2017 CDES STM (Science, Technology and Maths) Career Expo, formerly the Innovation and Technology Expo. The evolution of this expo reflects the rapid growth and multi-faceted nature of the Science, Tech and Maths areas. Whether you're in your first or final year, from Medical and Health Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Computer Science or somewhere else altogether, there will be something for you. 

These employers, spanning multiple industries and sectors, want to talk to you!

Why you should attend

  • This is your annual opportunnity to speak face-to-face with potential future employers.
  • Discover new technology and opportunities at the brand new Demo Corner.
  • 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 info.
  • It’s free, fun and an opportunity to begin thinking seriously about your career or which grad programme and organisation is right for you.

At the Expo

Brand New Demo Corner

  • Xero, Serato, ASB, Stretch Sense, EROAD and the University of Auckland’s very own Centre of eResearch will be demonstrating the latest in technology, giving you the opportunity to test and trial these during the event. 
  • Live coding (Xero), showcasing control vinyl (Serato), trialling the new clever kash (ASB) and getting to grips with AR (Centre for eResearch) – these are just a few of the demos taking place. Find out more on our website about what these products are and stay tuned for more organisations who will be taking part! 

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

The prize pack includes:
  • A Kaiser Bass Gamma Drone! (valued at $299)
  • A work experience with Sandfield (value…priceless)
  • A two-day job shadow experience with MYOB (also invaluable)
  • A power pack and keep cup from Xero (valued around $200)
  • A goodie pack from EROAD, including a bag, headphones, a diary and more! (total value unknown, but very cool)
  • Potentially more prizes to be confirmed!
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), Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest
  • Want to share expo related information, have any pictures to upload or want to find out more? Use #uoafutureofstm 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!