Work Opportunities

Paid and Non-paid positions*

Our Student Services team are happy to assist you in finding a work or volunteer position in New Zealand. Remember that you will need to have a valid work visa.

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Work rights for student visa holders

You can work up to 20 hours a week while studying full time for a minimum of 14 weeks at a category 1 school


NZLC's Job Preparation Workshops:

  • CV Writing
  • Job Interview Practice
  • IRD Number application assistance
  • Where to search for jobs in New Zealand
  • Work Experience or Volunteer Placement
  • Fruit Picking or Vineyard work
  • Assistance with WWOOF Registration (approximately $40 registration fee)
  • Au Pair Placement
  • Internship Programme

NZLC's Job Preparation Workshops are held once a week after class. See the monthly activities calendar for each campus for dates and times.

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Cafe / Bar / Restaurant / Tourism / Hotel / Backpackers / Assistant Teacher / Administrator / Nursing / Social Work / Retail


*Visa conditions apply. There will be no service fee unless any costs occur.

Work rights in New Zealand

As an international student in New Zealand you may be able to work up to 20 hours a week. But working in another country can be very different from working in your country. In New Zealand there are laws to protect all 

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workers, and this includes international students. Find out more about your rights and responsibilities working in New Zealand here.


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