Career Information and Assistance

Available to you and your parents/caregivers

  • Individual career counselling for career uncertainty and/or decision-making 
  • Some testing, to help you find suitable career options 
  • Information about careers and training providers 
  • Career library of books, DVD’s and videos 
  • On-line information and career tools 
  • Work experience placements 
  • Courses to help you make decisions such as Gateway, Individualised Career Programme, STAR courses
  • Assistance with CV preparation 
  • Interview preparation 
  • Assistance with job applications, scholarship applications 
  • Individual career programme classes in Years 12 and 13

What happens when you meet with the Careers Advisor?

Spend time discussing:

  • Subject options
  • Tertiary and employment options
  • Tasks to complete in order to help you solve your career uncertainties eg: Careerquest computer programme
  • Research options for career ideas eg: www.kiwicareers.govt.nz

Appointments

Please see Mr Walker in the Careers Office (beside the Library) to make a time.
Make sure that you are not missing any tests, trips or important lessons when you make a time.  Parents are welcome but sometimes it is a good idea for you to sort out your ideas first and then discuss it in detail with your parents.

Contact Details

Career Advisor – Mr Stephen Walker

Administrative Assistant - Mrs Fiona Smeaton

Phone: (03) 489 3823 Ext 139
Email: careers@taieri.school.nz