The Career and Employability Service

We provide careers advice, guidance and information to Massey students and recent Massey graduates.  Coupled with this, we offer recruitment assistance to employers and support Massey staff in their work with students on employability strategies. Whether you are a student or graduate, an employer or a parent if you have a careers query check out our frequently asked questions or email us at careersupport@massey.ac.nz

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Massey's Employability Characteristics

It is never too early to give thought to "How am I going to find a job when I leave University?" Massey has developed FIVE Employability Characteristics which we believe that students and graduates need. We believe that it is critical that you work towards developing, and strengthening, these Employability Characteristics whilst at university. 

Find out more about this here.

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Get started

Explore resources and tools for choosing a career.

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Get employment

Explore how to find work of any type. International and doctoral student advice too.

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Get selected

Explore C.V.s, cover letters, interviews and other selection methods.

Get details of events

Career expos and events coming up and how to prepare for them.

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Get in touch with us

How to contact a careers adviser and details of the help offered.

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Get career resources

Access and download resources on a range of career topics.

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Selected jobs from Massey CareerHub

  • Correspondentexternal link

    Application closing date: 29 Jun 2017
    Location: New Zealand
    Be a correspondent for an international not-for-profit NGO. The Organisation for World Peace (OWP) research and reporting division (OWPR) is seeking writers to track and report current events pertaining to conflict and peace.
  • Discover Graduate Programmeexternal link

    Employer: Vodafone
    Application closing date: 29 Jun 2017
    Location: Christchurch, Location, Wellington Auckland New Zealand
    Vodafone’s global Discover graduate programme empowers you to shape your own world right from the start of your career.
  • Ngāi Tahu Research Centre Administrator external link

    Application closing date: 29 Jun 2017
    Location: christchurch Canterbury New Zealand
    Ngāi Tahu Research Centre Administrator
    Ngāi Tahu Research Centre/Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

    •Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
    •Fixed term position for Parental Leave cover for 6 months
  • Agricultual Graduate Programme 2018external link

    Application closing date: 30 Jun 2017
    Location: Christchurch Canterbury New Zealand
    If you are a graduate in an agricultural-related, or environmental, related discipline, and you’re keen on an agricultural career with a business that can take you places, come and talk to us.
  • Assistant Accountant-Graduate Positionexternal link

    Application closing date: 30 Jun 2017
    Location: Palmerston North Manawatu-Wanganui New Zealand
    Are you a soon to be accounting graduate looking to kick start your career in accounting?

To view all CareerHub job and career events listings go to Massey CareerHub.

Occupation Outlook Reports

Occupation Outlook Reports

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Occupation Outlook 2017 resource has been designed to be one of the first places for young people to look when considering possible career options and what their chances are of getting a job once they have finished studying. The occupations profiled were chosen for a range of factors, including their size, popularity, and potential for future growth.  You can access this resource here.

Are you a PhD student?

Massey University is an organisational member of Vitae, the global leader in the professional development of researchers. Vitae works with institutions striving for excellence in development and career support for research staff and students.

See also, our advice for PhD students.

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Careers timeline

Explore some of the many ways in which you can make the most of your time at Massey by accessing our careers timeline.

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