Career Links

READ about why apprenticeships are a great option:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/money/90045746/apprenticeships-now-more-popular-than-university

SCHOLARSHIPS DATABASE

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PLANNING YOUR CAREER

Careers NZ

This link takes you to the “I’m at school and need ideas” section of this comprehensive website. You will find out how to plan your future while at school.

Just the Job

This NZ video website gives you a taste of what it’s like working in different jobs and industries

Occupation Outlook

It contains education, employment and income information on 50 key occupations in New Zealand to give you a clearer picture of possible career paths.

CAREERS MAGAZINES FOR SCHOOL LEAVERS

  • Next Step – Find the link on : www.schoolconnect.co.nz This is a simple and user-friendly website for secondary school leavers with three information areas to explore: Study, Careers or Jobs
  • Leaving School – Free Guide to Study and Career Options
  •  JETmag –  Full of all kinds of useful advice for school leavers about jobs, education, and training

CV & COVER LETTER

Below are templates for a basic CV and Cover Letter, especially if a student has no previous work experience. Also there is a page of useful tips.

CV Tips

CV template

Cover letter

Careers NZ    This link will take you to the CV and Cover Letter section of this website.  It is more suited to someone who has been employed before.

TERTIARY STUDY

No Major Drama

What should I study at university? Create a personalised ranking of majors based on your personal selection criteria, related to your skills and interests. It covers majors across all 8 NZ universities.

The main Christchurch tertiary providers are:

Other providers in Christchurch include:

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT),   Avonmore,  NZ School of Tourism, NZ Institute of Sport ,  Mainz Music,  National Trade Academy,  Yoobee,  NZ Tertiary College

Other Links: