Employability and career services

The AUT Employability and Careers team helps you consider your career options and develop the skills you need to stand out to employers and become a highly employable graduate.

Visit us at the Employability Lab to:

  • Improve your CV, job search or interview techniques – we offer workshops and online tools
  • Increase your networking skills – come to our career fairs, workshops and employer presentations
  • Source work experience and voluntary work – meet up with employers at our employer events
  • Find your career focus – talk to a career specialist about your career direction or study programme.

Events run by the Employability and Careers team

Visit the lab online

We also have an online centre – Employability Lab Online – where AUT students and graduates can make appointments, book to attend events, look for jobs, or access our online resources to help with CVs, job search or interview techniques.

Employability Lab Online

Career Fair
The annual ICT and Engineering Careers Fair is one of many events where AUT students can meet their future employers
At our Volunteering Expo you can meet a number of organisations looking for students who want to make a difference
At our Volunteering Expo you can meet a number of organisations looking for students who want to make a difference

Career sheets for AUT students

Download career sheets

Learn about industry trends, job descriptions and the skills you need for careers related to AUT programmes.

Browse all career sheets

Find roles in New Zealand or overseas to launch your career

AUT Internz partners with employers overseas, as well as locally, to offer new AUT graduates opportunities to put their learning into action. Westpac, Lululemon and Allbirds are among the employers welcoming AUT interns and full time graduate employees.

AUT Internz website

Check out our Employability Blog

Find tips, advice and interviews to help you develop your skills and get ready for employment.

Employability Blog

Develop employability skills with the AUT Edge Award and Beyond AUT Award

The AUT Edge Award and Beyond AUT Award help you become highly employable. You’ll develop the skills you need to gain an edge in the workplace: increase your employability and leadership skills, improve your networks and get NZ work experience.

The AUT Edge Award is open to all AUT students while the Beyond AUT Award is open to postgraduate students only. The awards are run by the Employability and Careers team – check SDW for details.