Work Connect – supporting international student graduates to find work in New Zealand

Are you an international student about to graduate (level 7 or above)? Are you planning to stay and look for work in New Zealand on a post-study work visa?


Work Connect is a free 10-hour programme that can support you with personalised coaching and mentoring to help you find a job that suits your skills, experience and qualifications, and make a great impression on potential employers.

The programme includes group workshops and one-on-one coaching tailored to your individual schedule and employment needs.


You will learn:

  • how the New Zealand job market works
  • how to plan your New Zealand career
  • where to look for work that matches your qualifications, including work not advertised in newspapers or online
  • how to promote yourself to potential employers
  • what employers look for in job candidates
  • how to prepare your CV for the New Zealand job market
  • how to prepare for and present yourself at a job interview
  • what the culture of a typical New Zealand workplace is like.



The programme is run by expert careers consultants from the Tertiary Education Commission.


To find out more and Apply Now visit or phone 0800 222 733 and ask about Work Connect.