Otamatea High School
Otamatea High School


Links to Careers Websites



This is a very extensive and interactive website where students can answer questions about their interests, work values and abilities and get lists of careers that they can consider.
To get to "Where to start" quickly, click here.

There is also information for parents and caregivers to help them help their children here.

Careers Central

Sign in with your school google account to this comprehensive website where you can analyse your own strengths and interests and match them to different careers. There is also a CV maker page that uses the information you have given and arrange it in a CV format which you can edit on Word.

Just the Job

New Zealand's career seekers video website

How to become

A careers and educational information and development website with headquarters in the United Kingdom but focusing on Australian careers too. It features a number of general interest videos

Guide to Writing a Career Development Plan

This website offers helpful information such as:

  • Why having a career development plan is important and how it can help a person accelerate and excel in life and in their chosen field.
  • How to craft a career development plan, including practical tips and advice for both employees and managers on writing a plan, setting clear objectives, improving productivity, as well as knowledge transfer and retention.
  • For managers - how to talk to your employees about their career goals and find learning opportunities, and how to put all these into a career development plan that will help support and achieve these goals.
  • Other useful resources, FAQs, and information that can help employees and managers create the best career development plan for them


CV/Resume Assistance on JobHero

This is a website where you can find help with writing a CV/resume or a cover letter. It has different samples of resumes for different jobs as well as ideas of how to start looking for a job.


IQ Tests

IQ Test Prep
Wechsler IQ Test

Got a trade? Got it made

This website has information and news about on-the-job training and careers in New Zealand's Trades and Services. To get to their "Careers Tool" quickly, click here.


New Zealand needs 19,600 new people are needed in the Civil Construction sector by 2020. There are 50+ engineering apprenticeships available now.


Careers in Behavioural Health Care

This website has comprehensive information on careers such as Mental Health and Addiction, Mental Health Counselor and more. It also describes the outlook, demand and training for these careers  photo and video material.


Defence Careers

A website about the different careers in the Army, Navy, Air force and Civilian areas of the Defence Force.


Job Advertisements

This is a free job search engine that indexes jobs directly from companies' career websites, placement agencies and job boards, for free. We centralise all jobs available on the web to help people find new career opportunities, so we are much like the Google for jobs.