Careers and Employability

Whitireia & WelTec want to see our students succeed, we have a Careers Advisor to help you with career planning and employability skills.


Careers Advisor

We offer free one-on-one career planning sessions to all future and current students and our graduates. We can help you with:

  • matching interests with job options

  • working out your work values

  • identifying and eliminating alternatives

  • investigating the labour market

  • putting together an action plan

  • preparing your CV

  • interview preparation

  • cover letter checking

To make an appointment visit a Student Helpdesk, call 0800 141 121 or email

Careers Hub

Your complete guide to career opportunities, internships and graduate programmes:

Visit the Careers Hub

Virtual Careers Super Fairs 2021

We are excited to be hosting 9 Careers Super Fairs in 2021:

Wednesday 12th May:                      Maori and Pasifika Careers Super Fair

Wednesday 11th August:                 Engineering Careers Super Fair

Wednesday 18th August:                 Construction Careers Super Fair

Wednesday 25th August:                 Business and Consulting Careers Super Fair

Wednesday 1st September:             Computing and Technology Careers Super Fair

Wednesday 8th of September:        Health Care Careers Super Fair

Date TBC:                                         Hospitality and Tourism Careers Super Fair

Date TBC:                                         Creative Industries Careers Super Fair

Date TBC:                                         Diversity Careers Super Fair


More information will be posted on the Careers Hub. Visit the Careers Hub here:

Visit the Careers Hub


Job Brokers

Please note this service is for Maori and Pasifika trades training students only

We have strong links with both employers in all industries and are often contacted by them when they’re looking for staff. We also run career evenings and advertise job vacancies.

Come in and find out what's available. Or let us know if there's a type of job you're after - we'll help you out. Keep an eye on the jobs board outside our office in the Hub in Petone and in Porirua for all the latest news on jobs.


For students

Job brokerage is a free service that we offer our graduates to support them with employment opportunities. And it’s our way of giving back to both industry and community.

This is a free service for all recipients of the Māori and Pasifika Trades training scholarship.

For companies

Are you in need of a new recruit or intern? If you’re looking for smart, savvy, passionate graduates, we can help place our graduates in your company. Get in touch if you want to tap our talent pool, or for more information.

We’ll work with companies like yours to place our best students and graduates. 

Phone: 0800 935 832

Talk to a Job Broker