What is Work Connect?

Are you a skilled migrant, partner of a skilled migrant, or an international student graduate (level 7 and above) looking for work? 

Work Connect is a free programme to help you prepare for the New Zealand job market.

Work Connect supports you with 10 hours of group workshops, coaching and mentoring to help you find a job that suits your skills, experience and qualifications.

Get expert advice from our Work Connect consultants

Finding and applying for a job in your industry in New Zealand
Writing a CV and cover letter that will impress New Zealand employers
Securing interviews and making a good impression with New Zealand employers
Finding information on what to expect in a New Zealand workplace

How does the programme work?

The Work Connect programme is made up of:
  • one-to-one coaching sessions – for advice personalised to your qualifications, experience and goals 
  • job search and interview group workshops – with other Work Connect clients
  • support every step of the way – including follow-up phone support as you put your new job hunting skills into practice.
Our expert Work Connect consultants will guide you on:
  • how the New Zealand job market works 
  • how to plan your New Zealand career 
  • where to look for work that matches your qualifications
  • how to promote yourself to potential employers 
  • what employers look for in job candidates 
  • how to prepare your CV for the New Zealand job market 
  • how to prepare for and present yourself at a job interview 
  • what the culture of a typical New Zealand workplace is like.

Find out more and apply now


Eligibility criteria apply. Contact us and quote 'Work Connect'.