2017 Science Career and Employability Week Event as iCalendar

07 August 2017 - 11 August 2017

Science Careers & Employability Week has a new look and you’re not going to want to miss it. Catering to all Science students, it doesn't matter what you're majoring in or what year you are in. You can pick and choose which events and sessions you attend, but booking your place is essential! 

Employability Panel Events

Ever wondered: ‘What jobs can I get with a BSc?’ The answer is yes! Come and hear from employers about how your degree can open up a whole world of employability options. Our wide variety of speakers span multiple industries and sectors. They'll talk about why they want to recruit Science students, and how you could work within some of New Zealand’s leading organisations. See below for the schedule of panel events and be sure to book your place. 

My BSc and Me: What jobs can I get with a BSc?
7 August, 12-1pm

Shailan Patel - National Account Manager, Education & Retail, MYOB
Rupert Curlet - Consultant, EY
Carlo Domingo - Senior Consultant, EY

My BSc and Me: Working for the environment
8 August, 2-3pm

Briar Wyatt, Graduate - Resource Recovery, Auckland Council
Han Soul Lee - Senior Consultant, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY
Ashleigh Simpson - Direct & Digital Marketing, Air New Zealand

My BSc and Me: Big data, big opportunities
9 August, 4-5pm

Daniel Van Vorsselen - Analyst, Data Science: PwC Experience Centre, PWC
Sarah Jennings - Chief Operating Officer, StretchSense Ltd
Natasha Mazey, - Consultant, EY
Hannah Jamieson - Junior Data Scientist, Xero

My BSc and Me: Biotechnology - The who, the how, the what
10 August, 1-2pm

Sarah Adam - Food Science/Nutritionist, The Kraft Heinz Company
Natasha Mazey - Consultant, EY


My BSc and Me: Consumer behaviour, Human Resources and Psychology
11 August, 11am-12pm

John Austin - CEO, Talegent
Shin Jeong Park - Head of Marketing, StretchSense Ltd
Billy Revell - Recruitment and Selection Manager, Teach First NZ

Speed Networking Event - Wednesday 9 August (Evening)

This is going to be one massive event taking place in the Science Foyer. Expect to see a full range of employers who recruit across all subject areas, including:

  • PWC
  • Datacom Systems Ltd
  • Teach First NZ
  • Mainfreight
  • Argenta
  • The Kraft Heinz Company
  • EY
  • MYOB
  • StretchSense Ltd
  • Xero

This event will showcase career options during and after University, and whilst some organisations may not have current opportunities, they will broaden your ideas of where your degree can take you after University. This could be the start of your professional network! Refreshments will also be provided. 

Book your place now!

Career Workshops

During Science Careers & Employability Week, our general career and employability workshops will be specifically targeted at Science students needing that extra boost. Book your place at the workshops below.

How to prepare for employer events
7 August, 1-2pm

Networking: From nervous to natural
8 August, 12-1pm

Internships and work experience: What can you do at University to boost your employability?
9 August, 1-2pm

Create a winning CV to get you through the application stage
10 August, 10-11am

Interview like a pro
11 August, 1-2pm

CV drop-ins – Science Student Centre (Daily, 10–11am)

Got a CV but not sure how useful it is? Don’t miss stopping by one of our Career Development Consultants located in the Science Student Centre EVERYDAY over the week from 10–11am. No need to book - they will be armed with tea, coffee and biscuits, ready to chat through your CV and guide you on the way to producing a winning resume that will get you recognised by employers. 

Make sure you check your emails and all of our social media channels including FacebookTwitterInstagram and Snapchat (CDESAucklandUni) to stay updated. This week is going to be a hub of activity ready to boost your career and employability. 

This event is exclusively for University of Auckland students.