Links to explore potential careers
New Zealand Dairy Industry
New Zealand Medical School Entry Discussion GroupThis is a place where students can discuss their journey towards medical school. Whether it’s high school curriculum or Health Sciences First Year, this is a forum where other medical students, doctors and university students can chip in with real advice.
NursingArticle explaining the choices and steps to entering a career in nursing:
Nursing in USA
Careers Middleton postsFacebook Page for all the latest Careers news, links and updates.
Careers New ZealandHelping you make smart decisions about work and learning in New Zealand. This site includes interactive tools and a careers database and a quiz you can take to work out your potential career options
Ideas and tools to explore your options
Tips on making good career decisions and taking action.
Future in TechPromotes careers in Technology, Engineering and Science by linking pupils with industry professionals.
Links to help prepare for the future
Go PlacesBuild your reading writing and math skills for work and for life. Click on the REGISTER button, fill in your details, use join code NZCE, choose a username and password then click REGISTER and you’re ready to choose a pathway and start learning.
School Leavers ToolkitThe Toolkit aims to provide Year 7-13 students with the opportunity to build their financial capability, learn how NZ’s political system works and to develop key workplace skills and competencies. It was created to inform students in their choices after they leave school, whether that’s further education and training or a career path. But it’s also a great resource for career specialists, providing valuable information for students facing too many options – helping them to be more directed and focused.
Ultimate Guide To Passing Any Interview:Using this fantastic resource guide, you can gain a detailed insight into how to answer certain questions, how to behave, body language and more.
Links to help with funding for study
University ScholarshipsMoneyHub, a consumer finance website, has published a guide to hundreds of scholarships for any pupil planning to start university in 2019. The comprehensive list includes scholarships offered by every university as well as those specifically available to local students. A list of privately-funded, Maori, Pacific and International university scholarships completes the list. Applications close throughout the year, with tens of millions of dollars available. MoneyHub has also published a list of tips for scholarship success.
For USA scholarships see:
School ConnectIs a searchable database helping you find the best matches of scholarships, awards and grants you are eligible for in terms of criteria, level of study and discipline along with closing dates, application requirements and contact details.
Links to help with driving
ProativeUse code NZCE when booking for a 20% discount proactivedrive.org.nz
DriveWatch videos of the driving skills you’ll need to know, plus get the insider guide to the test. Share lesson plans with your coach so you’re practicing the right thing when you’re out on the road. Track your progress step-by-step so you know when you’ll be ready for the test.
Links to help find work
GradNewZealand helps university students find jobs through their digital products. The website helps students to explore, compare, shortlist and apply for their perfect graduate or internship job, all in one place.
They have recently launched GradNewZealand which is part of the GradAustralia, GradSingapore, GradMalaysia, GradPhilippines and GradUK (Target Jobs) family. For over 30 years, the group’s mission has been to help every student find the perfect job with the perfect company.
New Zealand websites that indicate job prospects and skill shortages.
JobHeroHas a lot of great career-related information, including sample CV content and sample cover letters for thousands of job titles.
ApprenticeshipTools to help you start your apprenticeship
Grad ConnectHelps tertiary graduates find Jobs and Internships in New Zealand
Just the JobShowcases over 240 careers in a range of industries.
Youth Guarantee Scheme and Vocational PathwaysInitiatives to improve young peoples’ transition from school to further study, training and employment.
Links about Universities
No Major DramaLearn about NZ university majors.
Popular Tertiary Institutions
- Auckland University of Technology (AUT): http://www.aut.ac.nz/
- Lincoln University: http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/#/Templates/Pages/BES
- Massey University: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/home.cfm
- University of Auckland: http://www.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/
- University of Canterbury: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/
- University of Otago: http://www.otago.ac.nz/
- Victoria University of Wellington: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/
Links about Technologies and Polytechnic
Ara Institute of Canterbury (ARA) https://www.ara.ac.nz/
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic https://www.toiohomai.ac.nz/
Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) https://www.eit.ac.nz/
Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) https://www.manukau.ac.nz/
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) https://www.nmit.ac.nz/
Otago Polytechnic https://www.op.ac.nz/
Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) https://www.sit.ac.nz/
Tai Poutini Polytechnic https://www.tpp.ac.nz/
The Open Polytechnic https://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz/
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology https://www.toiohomai.ac.nz/
Unitec New Zealand https://www.unitec.ac.nz/
Universal College of Learning (UCOL) https://www.ucol.ac.nz/
Waiariki Institute of Technology https://www.toiohomai.ac.nz/
Waikato Institute of Technology https://www.wintec.ac.nz/
Wellington Institute of Technology https://www.weltec.ac.nz/
Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) https://www.witt.ac.nz/
Whitireia Community Polytechnic https://www.whitireia.ac.nz/
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa https://www.twoa.ac.nz/?sc_lang=en
Te Wānanga o Raukawa https://www.wananga.com/
Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi https://www.wananga.ac.nz/