Work-ready 101: Introduction to getting your first job in New Zealand

Jump start your job search in NZ with these free workshops for international students!

Work-ready 101 is a three-part career series aimed at preparing you to become work-ready by building your understanding of the NZ job market and giving you the right tools to increase your confidence  to jump start your job search.


Session 1: Writing an effective CV, NZ-style

Every country has its own style of writing a CV and New Zealand is no different. This session is aimed at teaching you the basic dos and don’ts of writing an NZ-style CV and how to promote your 'cultural capital' in your application.

Date: Monday 23 March, 2020
Time: 5-7pm 

Session 2: Finding work opportunities in NZ

Moving to a new country and finding work is exciting, but also can be a challenging experience. This session will cover different job search strategies that you can use to overcome common challenges that international students face, and how to effectively market yourself and make contact with NZ employers!

Date: Wednesday 25 March, 2020
Time: 5-7pm

Session 3: Understanding NZ workplace culture

Learn about the key NZ cultural values to improve your chances of finding work. This is an introductory workshop designed to build your awareness of the workplace culture and expectations in NZ.

Date: Friday 27 March, 2020
Time: 5-7pm