Workshops

We host workshops throughout the year at both Kelburn and Pipitea campuses to help you in all aspects of the job search process.

Our workshops are held at both Kelburn and Pipitea campuses and are 50 or 70 minutes long. See CareerHub Events for availability and times.

Navigating the recruitment process

How to make best use of the tools available and manage the application process. Hear tips based on our recent graduate recruitment programmes.

CV basics

Get your CV into the YES pile! Learn how to prepare a convincing and well presented CV/Resume.

CV basics plus discussion

Learn how to prepare a convincing and well presented CV/Resume. This workshop covers the same material as the CV Basics workshop, but allows additional time for questions and discussion.

CV advanced—"hands on" critique

This is an opportunity to critique a CV from an employer's perspective.

Cover letters

A well presented and effective cover letter strongly influences the attitude with which the recruiter will read the rest of your application. Pick up some tips on preparing good letters efficiently.

Dealing with interview questions

This practical 70-minute workshop discusses common interview questions and how to answer them.

From Backpack to Briefcase

In order to make a successful transition from life as a student to life as a productive employee, you need to be aware of how to behave in the workplace.

Interview preparation

Tips on preparing for interviews.

Interview preparation plus discussion

This workshop covers the same material as the Interview Preparation workshop, but allows additional time for questions and discussion.

Job search strategies

Want to be more effective in finding the job you want?

Know your self, know your skills: using the ePortfolio

Learn to use the ePortfolio tool to create a study and experience journal.

Networking skills

Learn how to take the 'work' out of networking

Planning for your future: the Careers Party Game

Come to the Careers party to unlock your top three preferred people-environments and get thinking about your career direction. Based on Holland's theory of career choice.

Preparing for psychometric tests / assessment centres

Advice on how to prepare for and survive assessment centres and ability tests.

Victoria Plus ePortfolio

For Victoria Plus Programme candidates. Tips and advice in a small group session to work directly on your ePortfolio.

CV preparation and interview skills for speakers of English as a second language

These two workshops (CV Preparation, Interview Skills) deal specifically with assisting Speakers of English as a Second Language by giving them strategies to make the most of their skills and experiences.