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UC Careers for students

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31 August 2023

At UC Careers we support students and graduates  to prepare for their future careers. Connect with us to discover your strengths, explore different career paths, and set goals. We also provide opportunities for you to engage with employers and industry professionals. Drop by our weekday sessions from 10 am to 12 noon for quick chats, or book an appointment.

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Get career ready

Resources on understanding your strengths to marketing them to employers, through to CVs and interviews...

What can I do with my degree?

Find out what careers might be a natural fit with your degree and explore potential job opportunities...

Guide to job hunting

Download this guide which has all the info you need when looking for work...

Career events

Find out about career fairs, events and seminars to help you find your career path once you've finished studying at University of Canterbury...

NZUni Talent Jobs Board

Search for the latest student and graduate job opportunities, internships, graduate programmes, and employer scholarships...

Graduate destinations

Have you ever wondered where UC graduates work? Each year, we survey our graduates to find out about life after UC... 

Student testimonials

"Super helpful service I wish I knew about this earlier." 

4th year Bachelor of Engineering student

"Speaking to you has been so helpful. I just had my breakthrough moment; I know what I’m going to do now.”

3rd year Bachelor of Science, Psychology student

"Everything makes so much more sense now.”

PhD student

"The seminars have been beneficial to understand how the NZ job market works.”

Master of Applied Data Science Graduate 

"I now know that I want to be a primary school teacher, and I feel like I can have that conversation with my parents.”

1st year Bachelor of Commerce student

"I feel more relaxed after this conversation.”

2nd year Bachelor of Arts student

Contact us

Get in touch with us for support, advice and information on your future career...

Career FAQs

From building skills at uni to LinkedIn and your work rights, check out UC's Careers FAQs.

Work at UC

Information about working here, vacancies and more...

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