Career advice and job application checks
Make an appointment for career advice or have your job applications checked by our career consultants online.
Career and job search advice Helpdesk and appointments
If you are a Victoria University of Wellington student or recent graduate, you can book a 30-minute appointment with one of our career consultants to help you with career planning, decision-making and job applications, from the general exploration of career ideas to targeted careers and job information.
You can also come to see us at our Helpdesk for quick career-related queries or to check your job application documents.
For prospective students, you can be referred for an appointment once you’ve met with the Student Recruitment team.
Job application checks
If you are a Victoria University of Wellington student or recent graduate, we’re available to review and offer feedback on your draft copies of CVs, cover letters, job application forms and scholarship applications via email. If you would prefer this in person, you can book into a CV or Cover Letter Basics workshop or appointment.
Before using the email review/feedback service, you must have completed at least one of the following:
- discussed your document(s) in a face to face or Zoom appointment or at a Helpdesk session
- attended a CV and/or Cover Letter workshop
- worked your way through the CVs and Cover Letter Module and used CV360
You can then email your CV (and any other application documents in MS Word format) to firstname.lastname@example.org for further checking by a career consultant.
Please allow us two business days to reply. During February to April this will take three business days. In your email tell us:
- your degree, majors and stage of study e.g. final year
- your target career area OR the job advert and job description or a weblink to it
- the application closing date (if applicable)
Ask us a question
For job application checks and questions allow us up to two business days to reply. During February to April this will take three business days.