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

What's new?

Are you working, or looking for work, in NZ? Check out your employment rights through these new online modules brought to you by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

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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

  • Summer Student - Darfieldexternal link

    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2018
    Location: Darfield, Studholme Canterbury New Zealand
    Are you looking to get a taste of what it’s like to work for NZ’s largest company?
    Eager to get some solid work experience on your CV during your University break?
    If yes, join our Summer Student Team that could kick start your career!
  • Assistant Research Fellow - Older Driver Cohort Projectexternal link

    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2018
    Location: Dunedin Otago New Zealand
    The project, funded by the Health Research Council of NZ, is of a prospective cohort study of older drivers and family.
  • Research Technicianexternal link

    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2018
    Location: Dunedin Otago New Zealand
    In this role you will be responsible for providing technical assistance to Dr Stanton researching diagnostic devices and high throughput sequencing and ensuring all laboratory facilities are running smoothly.
  • Customer Services Specialist (Fixed-term 6 months)external link

    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2018
    Location: Wellington Wellington New Zealand
    We are looking for people to join our busy team who have excellent customer service skills, sound numerical skills and accurate and quick keyboard skills. This is a great opportunity for graduates looking to get experience in a corporate environment!
  • MainPower - Summer Holiday - Environmental Placementexternal link

    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2018
    Location: Rangiora Canterbury New Zealand
    If you have a passion for preventing and reducing pollution and waste, then you can assist us with establishing our resource efficiency programme. This position is for an initial four to six-week period where you will use your knowledge and skills.

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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