Upcoming Events

Career Fest

Manukau Institute of Technology is running a 2021 Career Fest to help you become job-ready, if this is what you need, come and join us!

What is Career Fest?

Career Fest is a three-week programme run by MIT Careers and Employment Solutions Team (CES) to help MIT students toward job readiness.

The first week will be run online with workshops to help you with your CV, cover letter, job hunting strategies and more. Week two is about self-preparation and using the support of MIT's career consultants. In week three you'll get the chance to engage with our industry partners and meet up with employers in panel discussions and job fair events.

Career Fest Week 1 (18 October - 22 October)
Career Fest Week 2 (25 October - 29 October)
Career Fest Week 3 (1 November - 5 November)


Career Fest week 1

18 October - 22 October

Please check the full range of workshops below for Career Fest week 1. These workshops have been crafted specifically to assist you in achieving your dream job.

Please register for an online workshop by clicking the registration links below.

10:00- 11:30 am 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
18 October

Workshop: CV and cover letter
By Melanie Cooke from Manukau Jobs and Skills Hub

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Workshop: Explore the hidden job markets By Melanie Cooke from Manukau Jobs and Skills Hub

Register here

Tuesday
19 October

Workshop: Explore the hidden job markets
By Greg McAllister from Chandler Macleod Group Australia

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Workshop: CV and cover letter
By Nafeeza Jahan from Madison

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Wednesday
20 October

Workshop: Interview skills
By Nafeeza Jahan from Madison

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Workshop: Identify your ideal Career paths
By Ciao Chen, MIT career consultant

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Thursday
21 October

Workshop: LinkedIn for career success
By Peter Elbourne from Hoopoe Consulting

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Workshop: How to identify your transferrable skills
By Ciao Chen, MIT career consultant

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Friday
22 October

Workshop: Ask a Career Consultant anything  
By Ciao Chen and Maureen Prasad from MIT CES team

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Workshop: Ask a Career Consultant anything 
By Ciao Chen and Maureen Prasad from MIT CES team

Register here


Career Fest week 2

25 October - 29 October

This week's activities are about self-preparation and follow on from the workshops attended in the previous week.

We have lots of resources available to assist you with your self-preparation, click here.  

You are welcome to seek support from an MIT career consultant to clear your doubts and queries. Please contact us at careersolutions@manukau.ac.nz to book a meeting.


Career Fest week 3

1 November - 5 November

The first two weeks of Career Fest will have helped you get closer to being work-ready. Now it's time for you to step into the real world and connect with your industry. Week 3 will give you the chance to connect and seek job opportunities from our industry partners.

Please check the full range of job fairs and industry engagement events. Come join us, meet the industry and find that dream job!

Registered attendees will be notified by email of the specific locations within the respective campus of any in-person events.

Please register for an online job fair by clicking the registration links below.

Monday 1 November

11:00 - 12:00 pm 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Job Fair: Summer Jobs (Student Job Search)

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Industry Panel Session for International Students

Industry partners attending:

  • Accord Precision CNC Machining
  • Deloitte NZ
  • Immigration Advisers NZ 
  • TNC International Education and Immigration

Register here

Tuesday 2 November

10:00 - 11:30 am 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Job Fair: Hospitality

Employers attending:

  • Adina Apartment Hotel
  • Go Tourism
  • Restaurant Brands
  • Service IQ
  • Sky City
  • The Flying Burrito Brothers
  • The Pie Piper
  • The Social Group & Copthorne Hokianga


Register here

Job Fair: Health and Counselling, Nursing and Social Work  

Employers attending:

  • Auckland DHB
  • Counties Manukau DHB
  • Department of Corrections
  • Mahitahi Trust
  • Metlifecare
  • Oranga Tamariki — Ministry for Children
  • Ryman Healthcare

Register here

12:00pm – 1:00pm  

Job Fair: Warehouse and Logistics

Employers attending:

  • AWF Recruitment
  • CODA
  • Fliway Transport
  • TWL Transportation

Register here

 

Wednesday 3 November

10:00 - 11:00 am 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Job Fair: Construction, General and Professional Engineering

Employers attending:

  • Accord Precision Machining
  • BCITO
  • Clever Core
  • Competenz
  • J R Contracting
  • Kainga ora

    Register here
  • Job Fair: Automotive, Plumbing and Gasfitting

    Employers attending:

  • ATT
  • Bridgestone Tyres
  • Master Plumbers
  • MITO
  • Repco

  • Register here

    Thursday 4 November

    12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Job Fair: Business and Digital Technologies

    Employers attending:

  • ANZ
  • Deloitte NZ
  • Fisher and Paykel Healthcare
  • OfficeMax
  • The Instillery
  • Xero

  • Register here

    If you have any further queries, please contact us at careersolutions@manukau.ac.nz.