Careers and employment

Career advice is available for students and graduates with disabilities who wish to discuss career planning and directions and how it links in with their studies.

Workbridge employment consultant

Workbridge is a specialist employment service focused on supporting people with all types of disability, injury or illness. A Workbridge employment consultant is available to meet students with the aim of connecting them with prospective employers. The employment consultant provides one-to-one career counselling, including:

  • Career direction and options
  • Skills identification
  • Writing a good CV and cover letter
  • Job and internship search skills
  • Interview preparation
  • Advice on possible barriers to obtaining employment
  • Advice on disclosing/ not disclosing a disability

Contact Katy Hetherington, Regional Service Manager, Auckland, at Workbridge to find out more:

mobile: +64211901777
phone: 09 918 8925


Fully-funded tertiary internships.

Be.Lab offers students living with disability, health or mental health conditions or access needs, fully-funded internships of up to 12 weeks in a field related to their area of study. The programme supports students into meaningful paid experience and boosts their future career opportunities.

Meet Ite Lemalu

Ite Lemalu
Ite Lemalu

University studies and Student Disability Services helped Ite Lemalu change to a more fulfilling career. Meet Ite.