WORK READY... WORLD READY!
Hear Kupa explain just what it is that he loves so much about about being an international flight attendant
Here at New Zealand School of Tourism we believe that we can make a difference. "Work Ready... World Ready" is something we aspire for you to become. A key part of this is employment and seeking new opportunities for you is such a huge focus.
From the beginning of your study with us, we are looking at ways of maximising your employability and giving you every edge possible to win that all exciting tourism role. From grooming, to goal setting, to mentoring, to regular employment milestone checkpoints, to interview practice, to ensuring your CV is a cut above the rest, we are right there with you offering guidance and advice.
Our vast number of tourism industry contacts means you have a definite advantage over other applicants wanting an exciting career in the tourism and travel industry.
Check out Jessica's amazing story of how she became a business development manager for the Accor Hotel group.
This is Detroit's story of his feelings and excitement prior to heading off in January to work at the most magical place on earth - Disney World.
Watch the inspiring story of Chelsea's voyage into the cruise industry.
Watch Etevihe's full and inspiring journey to become a flight attendant.
STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES
Our Job Fairs began in 2012 in Rotorua and Queenstown and today they are a major event in our calendar with Job Fairs being run in Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown each year. In 2015 there were 836 interviews with employers from tourism industry that took place!
You get to interview with industry employers where you hand over your CV and get to impress top tourism companies. Employers include Accor Hotels, Air New Zealand, AJ Hackett, GO Rentals, House of Travel, Hobbiton Movie Set Tours, Aerocare, STA Travel, JR Duty Free, Sudima Hotels, Real Journeys, Skyline Skyrides, Millbrook Resort and many others.
These Job Fairs are only available to our students and industry employers love this event.
Check out our 2016 Queenstown Job Fair.
Develop your own profile through our unique Fishbowl product which allows you to upload your CV, photo, preferred job options and locations you want to work in. Our strong industry contacts mean we have employers contacting us before advertising. Within minutes we can send them CV's of students who want to work in that area of the industry!
Staff and Campus Managers also input academic results, outstanding achievements, leadership traits, qualities and attributes, which is then used to promote graduates for employers seeking new staff.
Be part of the magic that is unique to Disney and have an amazing 6 or 12 month experience working at one of the worlds top tourist attractions that host millions of visitors from all over the world. Imagine being part of the visitor's experience in one of the four Disney Theme Parks or one of the two Disney Water Parks. All New Zealand School of Tourism students that we endorse get a guaranteed interview!
Students enrolled in one of our 2 year options have the opportunity to finish studying for their Diploma early and earning the final 30 credits working at the "happiest place on earth"
- Front Desk
- Vacation Planner
- Full Service Food & Beverage
- Quick Service Food & Beverage
- Attractions Operator
- Character Performer
- Ticket Sales
Want to do your OE in Canada? Imagine already having a job secured in one of Canada's amazing ski resorts before you even leave New Zealand. Each year some of our students take the opportunity to interview for a guaranteed job in one of 9 popular ski resorts.
If working for a world renowned tourism company sounds like you, take the opportunity to go live, work and play in one of Club Med's 60 worldwide beach or ski resorts. Note: minimum age restrictions apply.
All Diploma students visit Queenstown on their study tour and will meet top tourism companies at our Job Fair. Offers of internships or full time roles in Queenstown will be an amazing start to your career.
Local industry come to us with opportunities for our students to get work experience in different areas. From Koru Club lounge opportunities at Auckland Airport to awesome events at your local stadium or arena, throughout your time with us we are on the alert for ways to add that extra X-factor to your CV.
STUDENT JOB SEARCH
New Zealand School of Tourism is proud to be an Associate Member of Student Job Search (SJS).
For students of New Zealand School of Tourism, SJS is a free service aimed at assisting students in their search for employment. From one-off jobs while you study, through to full-time graduate positions, SJS is a student’s one-stop-shop for earning as you learn and gaining valuable on-the-job experience.