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.

The CDES team are open for business, come and find us on level 1 in the Kate Edgar building!

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Employers are still recruiting for jobs over summer! Check out opportunities available and the perks to working through the holidays.

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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 employment options and find out about internships, further study, volunteering and remote work opportunities.

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

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

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Login to our interactive, one-stop portal where students and recent graduates can book workshops, appointments and events, and browse jobs and internships.

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

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

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

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Make informed decisions and gain experience in the workplace so you can leave university and walk into your first job that fits your career goals.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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