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Plan for your career
While we’ll never tell you what to do, or what to be, we will tell you that it’s never too early to start planning for your career. Part of that planning means knowing what your options are.
The Massey Career Centre can help you explore your career options based on:
- what you’re studying
- your interests
- the skills you already have
- your values
- what kind of work suits your personality.
We’ll ask you what kind of difference you want to make in the world, and help you work out how you can make it happen through your choice of career.
It’s good to start getting work experience as soon as possible, even while you're studying. It can help you make sure you’re on the right path with your career choice.
As a Massey student, you’ll get access to job search advice and our online job vacancies board, MyHub. You can use MyHub to look for work experience jobs while you study, and find roles to get you started in your career when you’re ready to graduate. Our job listings include full-time and part-time:
- new graduate and early professional roles
- volunteer jobs
- holiday or summer jobs.
You can customise your preferences online so you’ll only see the kind of jobs you’re interested in.
We hold career events for our students throughout the year. Our events include:
- career talks
- drop-in sessions
- online seminars
- employer presentations.
You can sign up for any events you’re interested in and use them to get advice, ask questions, and meet potential employers. Attending events can be a great way to connect with organisations interested in hiring Massey students for work experience or graduate roles.
Employers take part in our career events both on campus and online. If they have Massey graduates working for them already, they'll often bring them along to events too. Hearing about the recruitment process and the workplace from employers and former Massey students can give you valuable insight into an organisation.
Accessing our services through MyHub
You’ll find Massey Career Centre through MyHub, a digital platform for Massey students. You’ll get access to MyHub when you enrol – it’s available to everyone, regardless of whether you’re studying on campus, or online as a distance student. Log in to your MyHub account to access Massey Career Centre online, and you can:
- check out the job listings
- find out about upcoming careers events and sign up to attend
- book an appointment with one of our advisers – either by phone, or on Zoom or Skype
- access our career resources, which include articles, videos and short courses on things like making a job application, writing a CV, and preparing for interviews.
If you've enrolled at Massey you’ll find us by clicking on the career icon on the MyHub home page when you log in.
Massey Career Centre on MyHub (requires login)
Exploring your options
If you want to look at the career options your degree or qualification could lead you to, here are some ideas to get your started.
The No Major Drama website provides examples of the career opportunities available to you based on either your major or your degree.
Some of our programme pages include information about career options for different degrees, certificates and diplomas. Search for your qualification on the programme list and check out the "Careers and further study" section for more information.
You can also get advice on choosing and planning a programme of study from our academic advisers.