Job Hunter

Job Hunter is a free weekly workshop for students studying at Campbell and seeking work in New Zealand. It is ideal for students on a Working Holiday Visa or a Student Visa and who meet the criteria for work rights (ie full time study for a minimum of 14 weeks).

Job Hunter is held each Thursday after regular classes have finished and is open to students with intermediate English and above.

General Overview: This is a course designed to provide students with the basic skills and the confidence to find and apply for a job while staying in New Zealand.


At the end of the course the students will have:

  • A complete professional looking CV
  • A professional cover letter that they can adapt for different applications
  • The skills and language ability to approach businesses and enquire about jobs
  • Developed their awareness of interview skills and behaviour
  • A knowledge of common employment specific vocabulary

Example course outline – this may be adjusted depending on students’ needs. Students may attend as many sessions as they wish while they are studying at Campbell.

Unit 1: Finding a Job

  • Types of jobs
  • Where to look for a job
  • How to discuss your skills, experience and attributes in English
  • How to write a CV

Unit 2: Cover letters

  • How to write a cover letter
  • Using the right language to respond to a job advertisement
  • CV feedback

Unit 3: Job interviews

  • Job interview questions
  • How to make a good first impression
  • Job interview practice
  • CV feedback and development

Unit 4: Conclusion

  • Job finding methods
  • Job interview practice
  • Developing a job hunting plan
  • Wellington

Start dates: Every fourth Thursday. Contact us for exact dates.
English Level: Intermediate and above