CDES Student Stories

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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Ben Fulton sought support from CDES throughout his studies which helped him develop the skills required to find a role at a top consulting firm.

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Jess met with a CDES Career Development Consultant who helped her find a job that she loves.

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Jared shares his amazing experience on a two-month internship in Shenzhen, China, and his new role as the CEO of Unleash Space.

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Natalia talks about how CDES helped her translate her studies and work experience into a New Zealand context.

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Scott talks about how CDES helped support him find an exciting internship in Vietnam and a graduate role at ANZ.

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Antony Yu, Project Manager at Frequency, talks about how CDES helped him build confidence and get work ready.

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Fan shares her Workplace Insights Programme experience and her intern experience at Canon.

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Clyde shares his journey and how CDES and the Prime Ministers Scholarship helped him realise his true passion.

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Jazmine shares her experience with CDES and how perseverance landed her dream job at Auckland Council.

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Marcus joined the Workplace Insights Programme which helped him build connections and learn about the Kiwi workplace.

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Alex looks back on his time at university and the support he received from CDES.

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