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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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

  • Online Tutorexternal link

    Employer: HALLIDAY
    Application closing date: 23 May 2017
    Location: , Online - location anywhere Auckland New Zealand
    Online Tutors get flexible hours and work spaces, comprehensive training & ongoing professional development.
  • Sales and Marketing Studentexternal link

    Application closing date: 23 May 2017
    Location: Penrose Auckland New Zealand
    Our Power Tools department is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Sales and Marketing Student to join our team on a Full time, Fixed-term contract for a period of 12 months throughout 2017.
  • Workshop and Maintenance Technicianexternal link

    Application closing date: 24 May 2017
    Location: Lower Hutt Wellington New Zealand
    Servicing various equipment used to support and conduct diving/vessel operations for installation, maintenance, inspection, testing and repair.
  • Dairy Farm Assistant/2IC external link

    Application closing date: 25 May 2017
    Location: Palmerston North Manawatu-Wanganui New Zealand
    Full time dairy farming position available upon completion of studies. 320 cows, located in Oroua Downs approx. 30mins from Palmerston North. If you have a strong interest in the dairy industry, this is a great stepping stone for career development.
  • Planit Graduate Programme - July 2017 Intakeexternal link

    Application closing date: 25 May 2017
    Location: Auckland Auckland New Zealand
    Calling all graduates! Learn the skills to be a successful software tester and begin your career with Planit Software Testing!

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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