Meet Allan, he is from Malaysia and is an undergraduate Medicine and Surgery student at University of Auckland. He was the President of the Union of Malaysian Students in Auckland (UMSA) and the organiser of the first ever Malaysian Expo at University of Auckland which led to the victory of UMSA as the Cultural Club of the Year. He was also the Student Ambassador for TEDxUoA and is also the recipient of the UoA Leadership and Service Award. He also tutors international medical students at UoA. He is also the winner of the Global Talent Showcase 2018 for the Science category.
Meet Divya, she is from India and is an undergraduate Construction Engineering student at Auckland University of Technology. She enjoys building connections and thus serves as the International Affairs Officer at AUT and is an Executive Board member at the AUT Student Association (AUTSA) and Auckland Agencies Group (AAG). She also took the initiative to form a bi-lateral agreement between Czech Technical University and AUT to allow students to experience semester abroad. She is also the winner of the Global Talent Showcase 2018 for the Engineering category.
Meet Lei, she is from China and is an undergraduate Arts and Commerce student at University of Auckland. She is passionate about creating sustainable, social enterprises which led to her participation in competitions such as the National Kickstart Challenge and the Kathmandu NZ Auckland Student Social Enterprise Challenge which she won. She has also secured the second place in Deloitte Open Case Competition. She currently works as a Business Analyst at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. She is also the winner of the Global Talent Showcase 2018 for the Business & Commerce category.
Meet Vinay, he is from Pakistan and he has completed a postgraduate diploma in Computing from Unitec Institute of Technology. He was the international student representative at Unitec and he also participated in the Auckland's 10-year plan led by the Council Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel to share his views about being more inclusive and valuing diversity. He previously worked as a networking engineer in Pakistan and is now working at Concentrix as the Delivery Center Consultant. He is also the winner of the Global Talent Showcase 2018 for the IT & Digital Technology category.
Meet Fahrein, she is from India and has completed a Masters Degree in Health Informatics from Auckland University of Technology.
SESSION 1.1 - Webinar
This is part one of the first Career Accelerator Session which provides an overview of what employers look for in candidates and how you can demonstrate them.
SESSION 1.2 - Webinar
This is part two of the first Career Accelerator Session which offers advice regarding CVs, cover letters and job application forms.
SESSION 3 - STAR technique
The third Career Accelerator session discussed the STAR technique to structure your answers to interviews. Here is an example of using the STAR technique to tackle behavioural/competency based interview questions.
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SESSION 3 - Elevator pitch
The third Career Accelerator session assisted students in developing an ‘Elevator pitch’ to prepare for networking sessions. Here is an example of a good and bad elevator pitch to guide you.
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SESSION 1 - Presentation slides
The content shared at the first Career Accelerator session which aimed to provide a basic orientation of the New Zealand job market to international students. It covers aspects regarding CVs, cover letters, what employers look for and how you can demonstrate them. Relevant video resources can be found in the video library under ‘Career Accelerator’.
SESSION 2 - Presentation slides
The content shared at the second Career Accelerator session which covered keys aspects of psychometric testing and video interviewing. Relevant video resources will be uploaded soon.
SESSION 3 - Presentation slides
The content shared at the third Career Accelerator session which introduced the different types of structures and formats of interviews, and tips for acing these interviews. It further demystified what networking is, shared some practical tips to develop an elevator pitch to help you create and deliver your personal brand at the next networking session. Relevant video resources can be found in the video library under ‘Career Accelerator’.
CV and Cover Letter - SAMPLE
A CV and cover letter offer you the opportunity to showcase your experience, skills and capabilities. There is no single way to present them, however, we have created a sample of each for you. We recommend you tailor your CV and cover letters for each job application.