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Looking to build employability skills? 

A new course is coming in Semester 1 2021, available to students from all disciplines

PACE 225 Workplace Skills and Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Develop workplace skills, such as communication, project planning, problem solving and must-have Māori tikanga for working in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Campus-based project work
  • Cross-disciplinary teaching from corporate social responsibility to community engagement, essential tikanga Māori in a business environment to stakeholder engagement
  • Guest speakers from national and local businesses
  • Exposure to a business committed to positive societal impact
  • Supporting you in identifying early career development objectives

Information Session – Register now

When: Tuesday 6 October
Time: 12pm – 12.30pm
Location: Rehua 103

Enrol from 1 October

Event: Pride, no Prejudice – Bringing your Authentic Self to Recruitment, brought to you by the Boston Consulting Group

UC Careers are pleased to share information about this upcoming event on 15 October at 5:00 pm.

At BCG, we celebrate the diversity of our teams and recognise the importance of building an inclusive culture. Pride@BCG strives to make BCG the most fulfilling firm for LGBTQIA community members to work for, and actively recruits top talent and supports LGBTQIA individuals throughout their careers.

Our Pride@BCG team are opening their (virtual) doors to the student community to bring you a seminar on being your authentic self throughout any recruitment process. This is your opportunity to get to know our LGBTQIA employees and hear their stories as they have an open discussion and share their experiences on bringing diversity to the interview table. Spaces are limited and by invitation only.

Click here to register by 12 October 2020.

2020 UC Careers STEM Employer Online Engagement Event – save the dates!

Following the recent New Zealand Government announcement and our commitment to public safety, UC Careers has decided to restructure STEM Careers Fairs into a virtual event.

We are now excited to be offering this event in an online format via Zoom on Wednesday 20 May and Thursday 21 May 2020. By utilising Zoom, we hope this will enable you to facilitate connections and provide you the opportunity to engage with employers!

A full schedule of presentations will be emailed out soon so keep an eye on your uclive emails. The following employers and postgraduate options are taking part:

Beca
Downer
EnergySkills
Engeo
New Zealand Defence Force, Engineering and Psychology
Northrop Consulting Engineers (Australia)
Summer of Tech
Todd Energy
Transpower NZ Ltd
WSP New Zealand Limited
Wyma Engineering
Xero

For postgraduate options:
Applied Data Science, School of Maths and Stats
Master of Engineering in Management (MEM)
Masters of Product Design and Masters of Product Innovation
UC Business School
Signal ICT Graduate School

Students in all years of study are welcome to attend, it’s never too early to find out what your industry looks for in its graduates, or to find out what internships, summer work or part time jobs are available.

See you online!