Working in Wellington

Wellington is smart. A majority of Wellington’s residents work in science, engineering, ICT, education, media, architecture, and arts and design fields.  There is demand in many of these sectors for skilled graduates.

For more information on working in New Zealand, including what opportunities are available and which skills are most needed, check out the New Zealand Now website.

International students studying in New Zealand may be eligible to work for up to 20 hours per week while studying. To find out if you meet these requirements and to find out more about your rights as an employee in New Zealand check out the NZ Study/ Work website.

A number of internship and work placement opportunities available at Education Wellington providers can be found through the Education Wellington Directory.

More information on seeking work and job opportunities in the Wellington region are available through the following links: