The Career and Employability Service Ārahi Umanga

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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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

  • Professional Practice Fellow in Social Workexternal link

    Application closing date: 19 Jan 2018
    Location: Dunedin Otago New Zealand
    We are looking for a professional practice fellow to provide support to the delivery of on-campus and distance teaching of professional social work papers being taught at 300, 400 and 500 levels.
  • Postdoctoral Researcherexternal link

    Application closing date: 21 Jan 2018
    Location: Christchurch Canterbury New Zealand
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Geohealth Laboratory
    Geospatial Research Institute (GRI) Toi Hangarau

    •Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
    •Fixed-term position to June 2020
  • Table Games Dealersexternal link

    Application closing date: 22 Jan 2018
    Location: Auckland CBD Auckland New Zealand
    If you successfully complete our 3-4 week FREE training school you will gain a unique skill and a part-time position as a Table Games Dealer at SKYCITY.
  • Vascular Laboratory Technicianexternal link

    Application closing date: 22 Jan 2018
    Location: Dunedin Otago New Zealand
    This position involves working with the team of vascular technicians in assessing patients with vascular disease, using duplex ultrasound and physiological techniques.
  • Engineering Geologistexternal link

    Employer: GNS Science
    Application closing date: 22 Jan 2018
    Location: Lower Hutt Wellington New Zealand
    We are currently seeking an experienced Engineering Geologist to undertake slope stability, landslide and debris runout modelling and assessments for a range of commercial and research projects.

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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