Career Support Services

Need career advice?

Whether you’re unsure of which study pathway will help you to achieve your career goals, or you need to perfect your CV to land your dream job, there’s plenty of support available.

All eCampus NZ learners are enrolled through one of eight leading tertiary providers. Each offers a range of career guidance and jobseeking services to help you make informed decisions and progress your career. The services on offer may include:

  • One-on-one expert career guidance
  • Helping current and prospective learners make decisions about their study pathway
  • Providing information about the job market
  • Assistance with CVs and cover letters
  • Job interview tips and mock interviews
  • Online resources on a range of topics

Click on an Institute’s icon to view their career advice and support information. Find out how they can support you:

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There are also many helpful websites to help you manage your career. 

LinkedIn is a social networking platform focused on building professional connections. It allows you to network and make new connections in your industry and related fields. All users have their own page which can be tailored to detail work experience, educational background and professional achievements. It’s also a great resource for finding new jobs, as many companies advertise positions through the LinkedIn platform.  

CareersNZ provides tools and advice to help you make informed learning and career decisions. Their website provides information on different jobs and industries, what study pathways may lead to certain professions, salary guides and job market indicators. They also have a variety of helpful tools such as a CV builder, career guidance based on your skills and interests, and tips on finding work.  

Occupation Outlook is a New Zealand mobile app for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. It allows you to explore study and career options in over 100 occupations and shows current employment prospects and average incomes. The app also gives information on how to enter your desired industry, including what qualifications are required and how many people are currently studying in related fields.  

Jobhunters usually begin their search on websites that focus on the New Zealand job market, including Student Job SearchNew Zealand Government Jobs, SEEK and TradeMe Jobs. 

Nail your next job interview!

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Leverage LinkedIn.

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How to write a CV.

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The eCampus NZ learning platform is being closed on 29 February 2024, as part of the completion of the amalgamation into Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga. Therefore, access to courseware for ākonga (learners) will be available for three months post course completion or 29 February 2024, whichever happens first. If you have any questions, please contact eCampus NZ : [email protected] or call 0800 328 269.