Employability (AUT Edge Award requirement)

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Excellent employability skills will make you stand out from the crowd. The AUT Edge Award helps you develop these skills.

Attend 10 AUT workshops and events to improve your employability skills

Employability is the term used for a diverse range of skills and attitudes that employers hold in high regard, alongside academic qualifications.

Attend 4 mandatory workshops

  • Attend a CV workshop and produce a CV
  • Attend an elevator pitch (personal statement) workshop and learn how to describe yourself in a single paragraph to someone
  • Create a LinkedIn profile suitable for an AUT graduate entering the job market
  • Attend an interview workshop and record a practice interview

These workshops are run regularly by the Employability and Careers team. You can book on CareerHub.

Choose 6 other workshops
You choose, based on your interest, 6 other employability workshops or presentations from around AUT. There are plenty of options including:

  • Career fairs
  • Alumni presentations
  • Industry speakers
  • Social media workshops
  • Faculty employability presentations


Get started now - book into an information session today.

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Last updated: 10-Aug-2016 3.58pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.