CDES Student Stories

Emily Cooper

University of Auckland student, Emily Cooper, shares insights from her three month summer internship experience at Plant and Food Research.

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Michael discusses what he learned on his internship at Plant & Food, and the benefits of gaining industry knowledge.

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Jack Wang

We catch up with Jack Wang to hear about his recent internship experience, how he landed one, and what he learned!

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Georgia Mae Pringle

Georgia describes her recent summer internship at Plant and Food Research, where she worked as a Novice Bioinformatician for 12 weeks.

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Lan-Chen

Lan Chen shares the skills she gained from an internship, and how she got one in the first place.

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Steve looks forward to representing the University at the next APEC Forum in Taiwan and shares his career journey so far.

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Luisa shares her experience with CDES and how that's helped her land a summer internship with a construction company.

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Prime Minister's Scholarship recipient John Liang shares his experience as an intern and passion for sustainability.

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Weilian shares the skills she gained from the CDES Workplace Insights Programme.

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University of Auckland alumni Tharaka Munidasa talks about setting up the Glenn Family Foundation HELPS Programme in Sri Lanka.

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Nischay shares how CDES' Workplace Insights Programme provided valuable career tools to adapt to the NZ working environment.

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Sarah shares her experience about externships and highlights the value of building relationships.

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Ayiya shares his journey that lead him to his first job in NZ, and how CDES helped him along the way.

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Lucy Nie attended the CDES Internship Career Expo last year and made connections to help her secure a job with asBUILT.

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Thomas sought help from CDES which enabled him navigate the graduate recruitment process and succeed in securing a graduate position at Engin Systems.

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