Research Career Options

Successful course, degree, course, career and course decisions begin with knowing who you are and what you can offer. Qualified Careers, Internships & Employment staff are here to help you, as are these resources:

Online Career Planning Tools

Online career planning tools can be valuable for matching your most strongly preferred skills, interests and subjects to job options. The four online career planning tools below enable you to do this. We encourage you not to take the results of these tools as "the last word," rather to see them as a way to generate job ideas that you can research and futher evaluate.

You need to make an appointment with a Career Consultant to access:

Careers Internships & Employment also recommend these online tools that you can access independently:

If you would like to discuss the results of doing one of these online assessments please feel free to make an appointment with a Career Consultant.

Your Career and You

Self assessment is a critical part of making an informed study and career decision. Being able to identify what values are important to you and what strengths, skills and attributes you have to offer an employer - and being enucicate them - can set you on the path to career success.

Your Career and You can help you increase your self-knowledge and self-awareness. Book an appointment with a Career Consultant to discuss the results.

Card Sorts

The Careers, Internships & Employment Resource Area contains interactive card sort exercises which you can use to assist you gather information on your values, skills and work interest areas.

Books and DVDs

A collection of books and DVD's on all aspects of careers and job hunting are available at Careers, Internships & Employment. Please produce your Canterbury card and loan books and DVD's will be signed out to you for 24 hours. Please note a small number of books are available for reference only.

Employer Information

Log on to UC CareerHub to find out more about the Student & Graduate Recruitment Programme, vacancies, Careers Fairs & events, and upcoming employer infomation sessions on campus. Use our Careers Resource Area and read information on private and public companies and organisations. Browse through our archived Job Vacancy folders to get a fuller picture of the criteria sought by employers for a wide range of graduate positions.

Additional Career Infomation

To read about career information in relation to your subject major, degree or job interest areas visit:

  • Careers, Internships & Employment
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140
    New Zealand
  • Phone +64 3 364 3310
    careers@canterbury.ac.nz
  • Physical Address
    79 Clyde Road
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