Connect with students

Find out how to offer learning opportunities, find new talent for your organisation, or share your expertise with students.

Upcoming WILNZ conference

Tertiary staff, employers, and students are invited to the 2024 Work-Integrated Learning conference.

Go to WILNZ conference page

At Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, there are many different ways that you can connect with our students and build mutually beneficial relationships.

Find out how your organisation can benefit from hosting a student intern, supporting a student project, or contributing to a leadership programme.

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Work-integrated learning

Find out about work-integrated learning and how organisations can offer students real-life learning opportunities connected to their industry or workplace.

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Offer a work placement, internship, or project

Connect with talented students and help create a strong workforce in your industry by offering a work placement, internship, or consultancy project experience.

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Share your expertise

Share your skills and expertise—come in and talk to students about your career, or find out how to become a mentor.

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Leadership programmes

Help develop our future leaders with the Wellington Plus or Wellington International Leadership programmes.

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Career expos

Showcase your organisation and communicate your values to a talented pool of students at our careers expos.

Employ a student or graduate

Find top-quality candidates through our Careers and Employment service. Discover how to reach students and list job opportunities.

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Student volunteers

Our students are part of the wider community and have diverse skills and expertise that they are willing to share to benefit society.

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Business incubators and entrepreneurship

Be part of bringing great business ideas to life and consider contributing your skills to help a student get started in the business world.

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Summer Research Scholarships

We partner students with companies, government agencies, and professional groups during summer to help with research projects.