School Leavers' Toolkit - Practical skills for life - Advice and resources for finding your way after leaving school
Scroll down for further links to Career Exploration Tools, Job Databases, Careers NZ, Financial Tertiary Support
Career Exploration Tools
Career Quest - Find job suggestions based on YOUR interests
Skill Matcher - Find job ideas that match your skills
Subject Matcher - Find job ideas that match the subjects you enjoy
Just the Job - Showcases 200+ jobs in a range of industries to give you some ideas
No Major Drama - Identify your possible major and at which University
Occupational Outlook - Information on labour supply and demand, and job information
Personality Test - Based on Myers Briggs Test
Interested in Trades? - Find out about how to get a trade
NZ Talent - In over 100 short videos, you’ll get insight into different career journeys, hear about the kinds of skills that are being looked for when recruiting and some all-round helpful advice from those already on their career path
JETmag Put together by a team of young writers, JETmag reaches school leavers on their level and speaks their language.
Got a Trade? Got it Made! - Find out more about on the job training
GrowingNZ career opportunities in the food and fibre sectors from pasture to plate
World of Tourism Explore the career path opportunities the World of Tourism has to offer
SJS ( only for Uni students)
Kiwi Health Jobs - Scroll down to find job list
Maori Health Careers Kia Ora Hauora
MoneyHub student job guide for a school holiday job or part-time work while studying
Careers New Zealand: A wide variety of useful info, tools, and resources including quizzes, CV builders, and job databases.
HUB - Helping with NCEA Subject Choices is a section within CareersNZ site for parents, whānau, caregivers, and anyone who is involved in helping young people make good subject choices for their future tertiary study and career
Visit the page to find out:
• what subjects are useful for particular jobs
• where to look for jobs that are in demand
• match subjects with study and career with our tool, Subject Matcher
• what NCEA credits are needed for further tertiary training
• the importance of taking STEM subjects
• how NCEA compares to the previous School Certificate and Bursary systems
• tips for having a career conversation with your young person
• eight steps to choosing school subjects.
To help with career planning, follow these three stages:
· encourage self-awareness – help people reflect and think about themselves
· explore the options – use job-matching tools for ideas, and use CareersNZ databases
· encourage goal-setting and action-planning
Financial Tertiary Support:
StudyLink: For student loans and associated information.
RealMe: You need a RealMe profile in order to get a student loan and/or allowance.
Fees Free Information: All you want to know and more is here*
*Must be a resident visa or be a permanent citizen for at least 3 year prior to enrolling to get free fees
MoneyHub - Want Free Money to Study? Find Financial Scholarships
What to Study - MoneyHub, a consumer finance website, has published a guide which aims to provide guidance to students unsure of what to study and looking for information to help them. The resource is packed with tips, insights and an example of twenty jobs currently high in demand. For more details, visit the What to Study page.
Student Money Tips - MoneyHub, a consumer finance website, has published a guide to better prepare students for life after school with a number of tips, tools and insights. For more details, visit the Student Money Tips page.
Scholarships - the ultimate free, easy-to-use and mobile-friendly list of scholarships for Year 13 students