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Career exploration through work experience, expos and online research

A busy careers expo

Your young person can make their career exploration enjoyable if they use these tools.


Match career ideas to jobs in demand

Apprentice construction worker

Choosing a future career with good job prospects makes sense. Here's how to help your young person find jobs in demand.


How to become a teacher

Kaiwhakaako Māori giving high fives to learners

Study to become a teacher and share knowledge with future generations.


Role models can inspire good career decisions

Tamoko Ormsby

Role models can make careers look achievable.


Toolkit: Preparing for work

A young and older woman wearing casual clothes and aprons stand in a florist shop. The younger one is working with a big bunch of red flowers while the other one looks on

Your toolkit to help your young person prepare to leave school and go to work.


Toolkit: Preparing for life

Three young men in a hostel kitchen preparing a meal together

Your toolkit to help your young person prepare for life away from home.


Conversation tips for NCEA subject choice time

Conversation tips

We've got some conversation tips to help you support your young person to make the best subject choices for their future career.


Improving forestry through innovation

Forestry equipment and vehicles

Technology is creating exciting opportunities in New Zealand’s forestry sector.


Grow your career in forestry

a male forester standing in front of a forestry plantation

Find out about career possibilities and pathways in the forestry industry.


Staying positive through redundancy

Kirsty Whalen

Kristy Whalen’s experience of redundancy during the COVID-19 pandemic