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 workshops delivered by Wellington employers, community organisations, and academic and professional University staff.

Some examples are:

  • ethical leadership
  • women in leadership
  • corporate social responsibility
  • sustainability in action
  • leadership in business
  • the impact of volunteering
  • resilience, balance, and leadership.

Skills development

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

  • networking
  • critical thinking
  • time management
  • mindmaps
  • goal setting and budgeting
  • giving great presentations
  • LinkedIn
  • stop procrastinating
  • internships
  • self-awareness.

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
  • interview skills
  • cover letters
  • job applications
  • improving your job search outcomes
  • psychometric tests and assessment centres
  • 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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