Career Development and Employment Services (CDES)


Find out the many things you can do to ensure you have a wide range of options available to you when you finish your studies


Explore how you can enhance your on-campus brand and recruit University of Auckland students.

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About CDES

Discover how we can help with careers workshops and events and one-to-one assistance

MyCDES services, events, workshops and job opportunities

MyCDES is your personalised career management system. Read more about MyCDES or click the link below to login with your student ID and password.

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  • How career ready are you? Take our quiz!
    11 August 2016
    Want to find out how 'employable' you are right now? Take our quiz to see what capabilities you've developed and where we might be able to offer some support and growth.
  • Student success story: Avi’s graduate journey to Wellington
    03 August 2016
    Introducing Avi Singh, one of our University of Auckland grad success stories! Hear about what Avi studied and how he landed his awesome new role.
  • Parents - the first career advisers
    19 July 2016
    Parents are most often the key influencers in the career decisions of their children. The question is – how relevant is their advice? Is it based on their personal biases, or is it based in the reality of the world of work we now live in?
  • Living the dream in San Francisco
    30 June 2016
    Have you ever dreamed of seeing the Golden Gate Bridge or working for an amazing tech company? Well, you can do both at the same time! Find out more about Ben Reynold's experience working in the USA.

Career advice videos

Candid Careers has a great variety of videos that can help you learn about the world of work. Check them out below.