Massey University

Career & Employment Service:
Manawatu Campus, Palmerston North

Location: Level 2 Registry
Postal Address: Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North
Telephone: +64 6 356 9099 ext. 81858
Email: [email protected]
University Switchboard: +64 6 356 9099 (0800627739)
University Homepage:

Albany Campus, Auckland
Location: QA1.11 (ground floor - QuadA)
Postal Address: Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland
Telephone: +64 9 414 0800 x 9441
Facsimile: +64 9 414 0810

Wellington Campus
Location: Student Central, Ground Floor Block 4
Postal Address: Private Bag 756, Wellington
Telephone: +64 4 801 5799
Facsimile: +64 4 801 2684

Massey University is New Zealand’s largest educational and research institution. It is the only New Zealand University that is truly ‘national’, delivering over 100 postgraduate and undergraduate degrees, diplomas and certificates from three campuses at Albany, Wellington and Manawatu in Palmerston North, as well as through an extensive distance education program. Career Services staff are keen to have contact with business representatives to discuss the development of industry links and to further graduate employment.

Services and Programs
Advertising and dissemination of recruitment material ■ Advertising of vacancies, including work experience, via email, noticeboards and a network of college-based career contacts ■ Careers fairs ■ Collection and forwarding of applications ■ Employment preparation workshops and events ■ Online vacancy advertising through (a web-based employment and events management system now used by nearly all NZ universities) ■ Organisation of on-campus presentations and interviews.


Audiovisual equipment ■ Interview rooms ■ Parking ■ Presentation venues ranging from large lecture theatres to small seminar rooms ■ Range of lunch/refreshment outlets.

Fields of Education
Agriculture/Horticulture, AgriCommerce, Aviation, Biological/Physical Sciences (Animal, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Genetics, Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology, Natural Resource Management, Physics, Physiology, Zoology), Business (Accounting, Administration, Agribusiness, Business Law, Communications, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Property,  Sport Management, Valuation,) Design, Education, Fine Arts & Music, Humanities (Cultural Studies, History, Languages) Maths/ Information Sciences, Nursing, Social Sciences (Geography, Media Studies, Planning, Psychology, Social Anthropology, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology), Sport Science, Technology/Engineering (Bioprocess, Chemical, Computer Aided Design, Computer Systems, Construction, Electronic, Environmental, Food, Industrial, Information, Product Development),Veterinary Science.

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Agriculture/Horticulture 100+; Aviation 10+; Biological/Physical Sciences 250+; Business 1500+; Design 10+; Education 250+; Humanities 500+; Maths/Information Sciences 100+; Music 10+; Social Sciences 500+; Technology/Engineering 250+; Veterinary Science 100+.


Head of Careers Service:
Mark Rainier
T: +64 6 350 5533
E: [email protected]

Graduate Recruitment/Industry Liaison Contact:
Nicola Stone
T: +64 6 356 9099 ext. 81858
E: [email protected]

Individual Campus Bookings Contacts:
Trish Fleetwood
T: +64 9 414 0800 ext. 9441
E: [email protected]
Nicola Stone T: +64 6 356 9099 ext. 81858
E: [email protected]
Paul Fitzmaurice T: +64 4 801 2794 ext. 6820
E: [email protected]

2013 Dates

Semester 1: 25 Feb – 22 Jun
Semester 2: 15 Jul – 13 Nov
Exam period 1: 10 – 22 Jun
Exam period 2: 29 Oct – 13 Nov

Employer Visits
Campus visits are welcome during semesters, excluding study breaks and subject to the availability of facilities. Mid-April to end May and mid-July to end August are recommended times. Please contact campus contacts to make bookings.

Careers Fairs
Accountancy Fair: 13 Mar 2013 (Auckland Campus)
Accountancy Fair: 15 Mar 2013 (Manawatu Campus, Palmerston North)
Science Careers Fair: 15 May 2013 (Manawatu Campus, Palmerston North)
Summer Work: 24 July 2013 (Manawatu Campus, Palmerston North)