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


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About CDES

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

CDES services, events, workshops and job opportunities

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  • How to stand out at a careers expo
    02 February 2016
    The University of Auckland hosts Career Expos throughout the year, designed to connect you with employers. Increase your chances of landing that job or internship by looking at our tips to impress employers, or check out our upcoming expos and events.
  • Starting your studies this year? Plan for your future work with these tips
    27 January 2016
    Think planning for your future work pathways can wait until your last year of uni, or even once you’re finished? Think again! It takes time and effort, so planning should start on day one of your tertiary journey. This article has some tips to help you put your best foot forward from the start.
  • Top graduate recruitment tips employers wish you knew
    19 January 2016
    Recruiters often see job candidates make the same errors time and time again. To make sure you put your best foot forward at the next recruitment event or career expo, take a look at these tips that employers wish you knew.
  • Three ways to get yourself job ready over the summer
    16 December 2015
    Find out how to get yourself job ready over summer with these three tips from CDES.

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.