Useful Links

Careers NZ Jobs Database

Detailed information about a wide range of occupations (pull down the arrows to find out more):

  • “Dashboard” view of the job
  • About the job
  • How to enter the job
  • Job opportunities (includes current vacancies and future prospects)

Jobs database is here


Just the Job

This website has over 300 career videos with people in different careers plus career information sheets to download/print.

Investigate here


Occupation Outlook

MBIE future employment predictions for a range of occupations. Updated annually.

Occupation Outlook


What Can You Do With a Degree From UC?

A very useful list of job possibilities from degree qualifications. (Relevant to all degrees, not just those from UC.)

Career Outcomes


Career Central

Completed in class sessions but you can access this at any time from here with your login and password.




Information about student loans and student allowance.

Note: Guided application sessions will be offered at school in September.



Financial Life Skills for School Leavers

Includes information and advice re tax, student loans, budgeting, insurance, scholarships, Kiwisaver and more.

Money in a nutshell


Iona College Careers Newsletters

Newsletter 2017

Newsletter 2018

September 2019

May 2020

September 2020


Student Job Search

SJS website


Is a degree necessary?

Some thoughts about pathways to employment in NZ

Number of roles don’t require education past secondary school

I’m not the only school leaver wondering if a degree agrees with me