Career Development and Employment Services provides information, advice and guidance to
students and recent graduates (up to 3 years from graduation).
- Career Development and Employment Services (CDES)
This website contains information about the hours and locations of our services,
access to our online tools and resources, and specifically written content about
aspects of career planning. Most popular content includes material on CVs and
cover letters, interviews, finding jobs and lots more.
- Auckland CareerHub
Auckland CareerHub is an online tool where students can register and find
information about graduate jobs, internships, graduate recruitment programmes
and more. It also acts as a booking system for our employer events and careers
A qualification from the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences can take you in
many exciting directions. Below is an overview of common career paths taken by
Graduates in this area often move into careers in health promotion, health
policy, healthcare management and health information services. Diverse
employment opportunities exist with district health boards, non-governmental and
governmental health agencies and private healthcare providers.
Careers include primary healthcare and general practice, or in a range of
specialist disciplines including dermatology, emergency medicine, general
medicine, geriatric medicine, gynaecology, medical research and education,
neurology, obstetrics, oncology, paediatrics, pathology, psychiatry, public
health, radiology and surgery.
Nursing graduates of the University of Auckland have a broad range of career
opportunities open to them. These include roles as advanced nurse practitioner,
community, gerontology, paediatric, hospital, primary healthcare or mental
health nurse, or nurse educator, manager or researcher.
Pharmacists work in a range of industries related to the manufacture,
prescription and provision of medicine. A range of new roles, such as medicines
review, health screening and monitoring are also emerging. Potential careers
include community or hospital pharmacist, health sector manager, medicines
information pharmacist or prescribing adviser. Additionally, there are
opportunities in other related areas such as medical publishing or
Our Biomedical Science graduates work in some of the world's most rapidly
advancing scientific fields. Opportunities exist in universities, research
institutes, pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries as well as in private sector
agencies both in New Zealand and overseas.