Career Development and Employability Services

Plan and prepare for your future work and life with the help of our range of workshops, events and services.

Book into events, apply for jobs, get your CV checked, practice for interviews - all through our world renowned career management systems MyCDES and MyCDES+

Kimihia te roanga atu | Find out more

Find out what's on each week with our weekly schedule, and how CDES operates at all levels of COVID-19.

Tēnā tirohia | Check it out

Keep up-to-date with all our information sessions, recruitment events and expos.

Whakaaturia ngā kaupapa nui | See events

Discover how you can enhance your on-campus brand, build awareness about careers in your industry and recruit University of Auckland students.

He whakamārama atu anō | Learn more
How can CDES help and how to access our services

How can CDES help?

At CDES, it’s our job to support you as you navigate the world of work, so come and introduce yourself!

Research your options for getting work experience and find out about internships, work-based learning, further study, and volunteering.

Tūhuratia | Discover

Identify your skills and career options, get advice about working in New Zealand and learn how to transition from academic life to the professional world.

Homai he kōrero anō | Tell me more

Essential tips to help you master job applications, cover letters, psychometric tests and job interviews.

He mōhiohio anō | More info

Learn how to proactively search for jobs using websites, job boards and social media, plus how to approach employers and grow your network.

Whakaaturia me pēhea | See how

Discover who you are and where you are headed in your future career path.

Ki te hōpara | Explore now

Employability advice including information about working in New Zealand and what employers are looking for.

Tīkina ngā taipitopito | Get details

Advice for the transition from academic life to the professional world, including your skills, CV and networks.

Tīkina ngā taipitopito | Get details

Read profiles of students and alumni talking about how CDES supported them on their career journey.

Pānui tonu | Keep reading

Keep up to date with what's happening at CDES and the latest insights from the world of work.

Pānui tonu | Read more

Helping your students participate in work-related learning activities such as internships, gives them valuable tools to apply to their working lives.

Pānui tonu | Read more

We help students and recent graduates navigate their world of work, life and learning and employers boost their brands and recruit graduates.

Whakapā mai | Get in touch