Careers

The Careers Department provides a well-resourced professional service. We offer a range of opportunities and experiences that enable students to make informed decisions about their future career pathway.

 

The Careers Department provides the following services:

  • Individual consultations with a Career Adviser;

  • STAR Courses - Government-funded short courses available to Y12 and Y13 students to experience and explore vocational pathways;

  • Gateway - Work placements where students gain first-hand experience of potential career pathways and can gain industry related credits;

  • MIT Trades Academy - Students in Year 12 study a trade at MIT one day a week. Students gain 20-30 sector related credits contributing towards NCEA Level 2. Areas of study include automotive engineering, electrical, engineering, hairdressing, and logistics;

  • Career education programmes for Years 10 - 13;

 

  • CV writing;

  • Help with applications to universities and other tertiary institutions;

  • Visits to Open Days or Experience Days;

  • Tertiary Scholarship advice and assistance;

  • Programmes for Maori and Pasifika;

  • Careers Evening - An opportunity to find out more about prospective careers. Representatives from tertiary institutions and various industries are available to answer questions from the students.

 

Here to Help

Located in H Block, students are welcome to visit the Careers Department during interval or lunchtime to talk to anyone in the team or to make an appointment to speak with one of the Careers Advisers.

 

Careers Department Contact

To make an appointment, students can either visit the Careers Department or email:

 

Ms Mary van Daatselaar - Head of Careers/Career Adviser

 

Ms Lu Matthews-Ward - Careers Adviser

 

Mrs Carol Simpson - Gateway Coordinator

 

Mrs Tracey Hoddle - STAR Coordinator

 Inspiring a Community of Passionate Learners       Whakamanawahia Tētehi Hapori O Ngā Ākonga Hihiri