The University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest University as well as one of New Zealand’s leading research Universities. The Career Development Centre offers employers the opportunity to recruit outstanding graduates. With an international reputation for excellence, the rigour of the Otago degree, combined with the unique nature of student experience, our graduates have an edge, which sets them apart from others.

Feedback from employers consistently highlights the adaptability, self-motivation and independence of Otago graduates.

 Career Development Centre

PO Box 56

Dunedin 9054

Tel: +64 3 479 8244



University main line: +64 3 479 7000

University Homepage:


Services and Programs
Online vacancy advertising via NZUniCareerHub * Audiovisual facilities with technical assistance * Campus presentations * Direct emails to target disciplines and groups * Face-to-face meetings with academic staff * Interview spaces and on-campus accommodation * OtagoCareerHub website for graduate recruitment and vacancies * Professional skills and employer seminars and presentations * Event management * Internship Programme.


Access to website * Student newspaper * Networked lecture theatres * Audiovisual equipment * Catering * Lecture theatres and interview rooms * Posters and advertising material on noticeboards and to relevant departments * Videoconferencing * Accommodation * Information stands.


Fields of Education
Applied Sciences, Business, Consumer & Applied Sciences, Dentistry and Dental Therapy, Education, Humanities / Law, Marine Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical, Education, Physiotherapy, Sciences and Surveying.



Manager:  Career Development Centre:

Jackie Dean
T: +64 3 479 8243

Graduate Recruitment Co-ordinator:

Emily Lucas
T: +64 3 479 8372

Employer Events and Presentations
Employers are welcome at any time during the semesters, except during exams.

Careers Fairs 2019

5 March – Business and Law

14 May – Science and ICT

23 July – Public Sector

11 September – Summer Jobs

To book visit