The following are links to various career tools to help pupils explore potential careers:
schoolleaver.nz – this website was created to inform students in their choices after they leave school, whether that’s further education and training or a career path. But it’s also a great resource for career specialists, providing valuable information for students facing too many options – helping them to be more directed and focused.
New Zealand Medical School Entry Discussion Group, is a place where students can discuss their journey towards medical school. Whether it’s high school curriculum (NCEA, CIE, IB), UMAT, GAMSAT, MMI, or Health Sciences First Year (HSFY), this is a forum where other medical students, doctors, and university students can chip in with real advice!
JobHero (http://www.jobhero.com/) has a lot of great career-related information, including sample CV content and sample cover letters for thousands of job titles.
Ultimate Guide To Passing Any Interview:
Subscribe to Careers Insight
Careers Insight is designed to share ideas, good practice, research and resources to bring careers into the classroom. The newsletter provides practical tips for senior leaders and career leaders working with students, parents and the wider school community.
Follow this link to subscribe: https://www.careers.govt.nz/resources/tools-and-activities/careers-insight-newsletter/
For USA scholarships see:
Article explaining the choices and steps to entering a career in nursing:
If you would like to study Nursing in USA
Below are the guides and tools available in the resource:
Resources for Job Seekers:
Nursing Job Board
Nursing Salary Information per State and Experience Level
Resources for Prospective Nursing Students:
Nursing Schools per State
Nursing Degree Types
Nursing Licensure Information
Nursing Career Types
Nursing Interviews and Expert Advice
Beginner’s Guide on How To Become A Nurse
Careers At Middleton Facebook Page for all the latest Careers news, links and updates.
Career Dreams: helping pupils discover their career dreams.
Careers New Zealand: helping you make smart decisions about work and learning in New Zealand. This site includes interactive tools and a careers database.
Future in Tech promotes careers in Technology, Engineering and Science by linking pupils with industry professionals.
Future Me Quiz from CPIT is available for all students, advisors and parents to access and connect personal interest and skills to potential study options at CPIT and future career options, plus have some fun along the way.
Get Ahead showcases the Primary Industry as a viable career path for pupils not necessarily from rural backgrounds, and including areas from business and marketing to science and economics.
Get Real: real stories from New Zealand’s multi-billion dollar building boom, and how you can be a part of it.
GivME (formerly BreakOut) is a searchable database helping you find the best matches of scholarships, awards and grants you are eligible for in terms of criteria, level of study and discipline along with closing dates, application requirements and contact details. Breakout requires an annual subscription, but can be accessed for free at any Christchurch Public Library, or by signing in with your Library ID. (Scholarship information can also be found at http://www.schoolconnect.co.nz/scholarships)
Grad Connect helps tertiary graduates find Jobs and Internships in New Zealand
Just the Job showcases over 240 careers in a range of industries.
Maori Future Makers: inspiring stories of movers and shakers in the Maori world.
No Major Drama: learn about NZ university majors.
Nursing Careers: www.NursingSchool411.com is a free A-Z guide on exploring nursing as a career. They add new resources all the time, for example:
- 15 + Interviews from Industry Leaders and Experienced Professionals Gain in-depth insight on nursing as a career from experienced practitioners: work experiences, challenges faced, perks, advice for prospective students, and others. http://www.nursingschool411.com/interviews/
- Career in Nursing Overview Help prospective students understand the different types of nursing careers. This will help them decide which specialization to pursue. http://www.nursingschool411.com/careers/
- Nurse Salary, Outlook, and Cost of Living in Each State Give prospective students a general idea of how much they can expect to earn as a nurse and what the projected salary growth trend and employment demand will be 10 to 15 years from now. http://www.nursingschool411.com/salary/
- Nursing Jobs Board http://www.nursingschool411.com/jobs/
Occupational Outlook for work trends and job prospects. Occupation Outlook reports have been designed to be one of the first places for young people to look when making a decision on career options and to determine what their chances are of getting a job once they have finished studying.
School Connect make your tertiary study decision easier by providing all the options and information in one place. School Connect also has numerous scholarships to search through, without having to be a Christchurch Public Library member.
Youth Guarantee Scheme and Vocational Pathways information can be found at:
Popular Tertiary Institutions:
Auckland University of Technology (AUT): http://www.aut.ac.nz/
Ara Institute of Canterbury (previously CPIT): http://www.ara.ac.nz/
Lincoln University: http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/#/Templates/Pages/BES
Massey University: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/home.cfm
Otago Polytechnic: http://www.op.ac.nz/
Southern Institute of Technology (SIT): http://www.sit.ac.nz/
University of Auckland: http://www.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/
University of Canterbury: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/
University of Otago: http://www.otago.ac.nz/
Victoria University of Wellington: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/