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

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There's value in volunteering

May 2017 sees your Career and Employability Service promoting a range of opportunities for you to undertake voluntary work.  Check out the 'Events' tab on Massey CareerHub for more information on these.  In particular, see the involvement of the Service on the Manawatu and Wellington campuses in Student Volunteer Week and details of the Auckland campus Volunteer Expo.

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

  • Engineering internship in Indonesiaexternal link

    Application closing date: 24 Apr 2017
    Location: Jakarta Indonesia
    Internship with BECA in Southeast Asia placing engineering students with the following areas of specialisation, Structural / Mechanical / Industrial / Electrical / Process / Design
  • Internexternal link

    Application closing date: 24 Apr 2017
    Location: Vietnam
    Internship with resort in Vietnam
  • Pricing Analystexternal link

    Employer: IAG New Zealand
    Application closing date: 26 Apr 2017
    Location: Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington Auckland New Zealand
    Working with our talented teams will mean you'll be supported, immersed in knowledge, invested in, inspired and given a world of opportunities.
  • Design Engineer - Refrigerationexternal link

    Application closing date: 27 Apr 2017
    Location: Christchurch Canterbury New Zealand
    Design Engineer - Refrigeration/Design for Manufacture environment
  • Site Manager for Insite Facades Ltd external link

    Application closing date: 27 Apr 2017
    Location: Auckland New Zealand
    Site Manager for Insite Facades Ltd - Aucklands Leading Commercial Window Installation Company.

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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