Career Development

The King's College Careers Centre is located on the top floor of the Centennial Centre, in a purpose-designed careers space, fully equipped with computers, work tables, discussion spaces and easy access to a wide range of career assessments and resources.

We offer a comprehensive career development and guidance service, a careers education programme and a wide range of career and study information, both hard copy and online, in our Library of weblinks.

We aim to support all students so they can successfully transition through the College, and progress to build and manage successful, fulfilling careers.


  1. Career Development Services

    Career Development Services support students in deciding which subjects to take at school, and in making well-informed career and tertiary study plans.

  2. The Career Development Team

    The Career Development Team are passionate and knowledgeable about Careers and are committed to assisting students in confidently and successfully transitioning through their secondary education.

  3. What is Your Career Identity?

    Students have the opportunity to complete appropriate assessments to develop their career identity and self-awareness of their strengths and weaknesses.

  4. School Subjects Recommended for Tertiary Study

    Students can visit New Zealand university websites for advice on required and recommended school subjects for tertiary programmes.

  5. Making Tertiary Study Choices

    Students can check a variety of websites for guidance on tertiary programmes and possible career paths, as well as essential job and labour market information.

  6. Funding Your Tertiary Study

    Information on managing the costs of tertiary study, budgeting tips and advice, and StudyLink student loans and allowances.

  7. CVs, Personal Statements and Interviews

    Advice and links to guides for developing CVs, cover letters and personal statements, and how to confidently prepare for interviews.

  8. Parents as Career Coaches

    In Term One of 2015, Careers Director Wendy Carey held a very informative session entitled ‘Parents as Career Coaches’.

  9. Planning

    Careers Events

    Term Three is a very busy term for Career and Tertiary Study Development, with all the major tertiary providers visiting the College to help students plan their courses for next year.