Victoria University of Wellington offers the best of both tradition and innovation. Our teaching, while based on a proud tradition of academic excellence built over the past century, is geared to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
Our graduates have a balance of theory, practical skills and real-world experience and meet the highest standards of national and international employers.
Victoria Careers and Employment has a very strong and active relationship with graduate recruiters and plays a vital role in strengthening links between the university and the business community.
Careers and Employment
Room 120, Hunter Building
Gate 2 Kelburn Parade
PO Box 600
Tel: +64 4 463 5393
University Switchboard: +64 4 472 1000
University Homepage: www.victoria.ac.nz
Services and Programs
CareerHub: https://careerhub.vuw.ac.nz/students for students ■
NZUniCareerHub: www.nzunicareerhub.ac.nz for employers ■ Student and graduate recruitment programmes ■ Part-time/summer/temporary/contract positions/scholarships and internships ■ Careers Expos ■ Employer information presentations ■ Targeted email to student groups ■ Assistance with recruitment strategies ■ Campus notice boards and publicity distribution ■ Careers job noticeboard ■ Careers resource centre ■ On campus interviews ■ Careers advice, job search assistance and CV checks for students ■ Work experience, leadership and volunteer programmes.
Lecture theatres and seminar rooms ■ Audiovisual equipment and service ■ catering ■ Interview rooms ■ Videoconferencing/Skype facilities ■ Cafes.
Fields of Education
Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Commerce, Communications, Criminology, Design Innovation, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Electronic and Software Engineering, Film, Health, Human Resources & Industrial Relations, Humanities & Social Sciences, Industrial Design, Information Systems, International Business, Law, Library & Information Studies, Linguistics, Management, Maori Studies, Marketing, Media Studies, Music, Nursing, Pacific Studies, Politics, Psychology, Public Policy, Science (Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, Building Science, Computer Science, Conservation Biology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Marine Biology),Theatre, Tourism Management.
For a complete listing of subjects offered see: www.victoria.ac.nz/home/study/subjects/offered/default.aspx
Head of Careers Service
T: +64 4 463 9462
T: +64 4 463 5868
T: +64 4 463 5870
Apart from study/exam periods, employers are welcome on-campus at any time throughout the year. To organise a campus expo, employer information session or any other career event please contact either: Michael.Parkes@vuw.ac.nz or Jemma.Barton@vuw.ac.nz
Careers Expos 2019
14 March – Commerce & Law
9 May – General
10 May – ICT
TBC July – Teaching
31 July – Science