2019 Events




  • Introduction to New Zealand Employment – 6th to 9th May 2019 (Check details on Upcoming Events Page)
  • Graduate Programme – A number of events for those who are seeking a role after completion of study here in New Zealand (June 2019)


Preparing international students to work in New Zealand

Work Ready Programme is free for International Students and their partners who are currently enrolled in a Dunedin Tertiary Institution.  Designed to create a greater understanding of the New Zealand workplace culture and expectations through workshops, seminars and events. The programme supports students in their journey to gaining employment.


The following events are on-going:


  • Monday to Wednesday: CV/Career Drop-in Session. WHERE: Otago Polytechnic, Level 1, Mason Centre, Forth Street, Dunedin. WHEN: Please email the Work Ready Programme Coordinator for appointment (info@getworkready.co.nz / salmahk@op.ac.nz) or drop in anytime between 9.00 am to 3.00pm. WHO: International Students and their partners.


  • Monday to Friday: CV/Career Drop-in Session. WHERE: University of Otago Career Development Centre, please email to the Student Advisers team for location (careers@otago.ac.nz). WHEN: Drop in anytime between 9.00am and 3.00pm. WHO: International Students and their partners.

The programme fosters relationships between local employers and students participating in the programme.

Are you an employer interested in attending events or recruiting a student?

Find out about how employers benefit from the Work Ready Programme.