Get free career advice

Call 0800 601 301 to talk to a career expert.

Talk to a career expert over the phone

You can get advice from a professional career expert for free.

They can help you to:

  • make a personalised career plan
  • gain confidence
  • find work or training.

Call us for more information or to book your first session. We are here from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Visit a career advice pop-up

There are career advice pop-ups in locations across New Zealand from October 2020 to June 2022.

Visit a local pop-up on a weekday to get:

  • quick advice from a career expert
  • resources to help you plan your career and look for a job
  • more information about the over-the-phone career advice service.

See below for a schedule of career advice pop-up dates and locations.

Visit a career advice event

Free career advice will be available from career experts at various community events across New Zealand until June 2022.

See below for further details about these career advice events as they happen.

"I found our meetings really informative and useful. I've learnt how to structure my CV and cover letter to fit today's professional environment."
  Career advice customer

Get help with

Looking for job opportunities
Writing and updating CVs and cover letters
Exploring training and study options
Preparing for job interviews

To book, please contact your nearest location directly

Upper North Island

MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 93 Mascot Avenue, Auckland
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 20-22 Queen Street, Papakura 2110
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Level 3, 450 Queen Street, Auckland 1010
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 519 Lake Road, Takapuna 0622
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 36-44 Sel Peacock Drive, Auckland 0610
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Walton Plaza, 4 Albert Street, Whangārei 0110

Central North Island

MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Tangata Rite Building, 106 Lowe Street, Gisborne
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Shop 14, Dinsdale Shopping Centre, Hamilton
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Five Cross Roads, 3 Fifth Avenue, Hamilton
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 506 Eastbourne Street West, Hastings
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Ground Floor, Vautier House, Corner Vautier and Dalton Street, Napier
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 9 Owens Place, Bayfair, Mount Maunganui
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Ground Floor, 1207 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Meredith House, Marae Street, Taumarunui
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 24 Pyne Street, Whakatane

Lower North Island 

MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 317-327 High Street, Lower Hutt
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 49-51 Lincoln Road, Masterton
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Dawson House, 160 Devon Street West, New Plymouth
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 521 Main Street, Palmerston North
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 4 Lydney Place, Porirua
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 195 Willis Street, Wellington 6011
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 153 St Hill Street, Whanganui

South Island

MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 25 Shands Road, Hornby, Christchurch
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 154 Aldwins Road, Linwood, Christchurch
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 56 Langdons Road, Papanui, Christchurch
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 4 High Street, Rangiora
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, John Wickliffe House in the Exchange, 265 Princes Street, Dunedin
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 33 Gala Street, Invercargill
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, 22 Bridge Street, Nelson
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre, Ground Floor, Building 11, Remarkables Park Town Centre, Frankton, Queenstown

Help for migrants trying to find work in New Zealand

Work Connect is a free programme to help migrants prepare for the New Zealand job market. It's funded by Immigration New Zealand and is available in Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton, Christchurch and online.