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Student Career Services

The Wintec Student Career Services offers career support, guidance, and information for all Wintec students and recent graduates; this includes help with career decision making, career resources, and making the transition from study to employment easier.

What we offer

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) reviews and updates for the current job market
  • Cover letter assistance
  • Interview tips and tricks
  • Help to develop your job search skills

Career planning

We offer a friendly ear and support to help you make informed career decisions based on your values, goals, and interests.

Career workshops for students

We run regular lunchtime careers workshops to help increase your employability; topics include:

  • Finding work- where to begin
  • CV writing 101
  • Cover letter tips and tricks
  • Interview preparation
  • Networking and employability

Please email for more information on the next workshop date and location.

Appointments and drop-in sessions

If you are applying for work and would like to have your CV or cover letter checked, we run regular drop-in sessions or you can make an appointment to meet with us at the Rotokauri and City campuses. 

Drop-in sessions: 

  • City Campus: Held weekly on Thursday from 12pm-2pm in room GG.36.
  • Rotokauri Campus: Held on the first and third Wednesday of every month from 11am-2pm in the Rotokauri Hub (under the student support flag).

For more information or to book an appointment, please email

Employability resources

We have up-to-date resources on writing or updating your CV and cover letter, interview tips and tricks, and other resources to help you in your career journey on the Learner Sucess Toolkit.

Career help in the community

  • Migrant Employment Solutions - for international students preparing to apply for a post-study work visa.
  • Work Connect - for international students preparing to apply for a post-study work visa.
  • Dress for Success - a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and life.

For further careers information and where to look for work, here are some useful websites:

Meet your careers advisor

Kia ora, my name is Janelle Chitty, and I am the Student Careers Advisor here at Wintec. My previous roles in both Government services and primary education prove my love for working with people. I enjoy celebrating success and diversity, and I am very passionate about helping and guiding others to achieve their full potential. 

I have worked as a recruitment advisor and in work search support which involved helping people identify their goals and skills to become work-ready, educating them on how to look for work, and networking within the labour market.
I can assist with a range of things, from looking over your CV or Cover Letter to being a soundboard around your career and employment options. Keep an eye out for career-ready workshops around the campuses too.

Please feel free to get in touch! I look forward to working with you.
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How to contact us

Phone: 0800 294 6832 ext 3714

To book an appointment, please email or pop in. We are located at the Hamilton City Campus, Room GG.47 (opposite Student Learning Services at the back of the Library).

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