Participate in a range of workshops on leadership, social responsibility, skills, and career development to help prepare you for the workforce.

Leadership and social responsibility

Participate in thought-provoking and practical workshops delivered by Wellington employers, community organisations, and academic and professional University staff.

Some examples are:

  • the social change model - developing your leadership
  • the impact of your volunteering
  • women in leadership
  • sustainability in action
  • resilience, balance, and leadership.

Skills development

Choose from a wide range of practical skills workshops on topics such as:

  • networking
  • LinkedIn
  • self-awareness
  • personal values
  • internships
  • club executive training.

You can also count external training or extracurricular courses which relate to your skills development. Clubs on campus host speaker events that can count too.

Career development

These useful workshops help prepare you for your job search and employment:

  • CVs and cover letters
  • interview skills
  • job applications
  • job search strategies
  • employer assessment tests
  • careers in focus.

Careers Centre modules go over CVs and cover letters, interviews and selection, workplace skills, and workplace wellbeing.

Find out about the requirements for workshops.

“Being part of the Wellington Pus Programme has been an extremely valuable experience for me. I have undertaken roles I would not have thought about doing and the workshops have helped me develop skills that I can carry into every aspect of my life.”
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