Career Pathways stories
The who’s who of NZ’s government & public cybersecurity agencies
With every new technology-enabled path we forge, we must also defend ourselves from cyber threats and exploitation. Here we take a look at some of Aotearoa's main cyber defenders.
CompTIA launches IT workforce planning guide
The free resource, called My IT Path, is designed to provide a personalised and interactive experience for anyone learning about careers in the field.
MRHQ launches 'NZ-first' tech career accelerator
"New Zealand has seen little change in education and training to close the talent gap," says mission director Diana Sharma.
CompTIA launches global tech career directory for women and girls
CompTIA’s Advancing Women in Technology Community has created an online resource to help women and girls find their feet in the IT industry.
Internship pathway sees Manaiakalani students enter IT
"This means a lot to me – it’s putting me where I want to go, so I already have the experience and I could just get hired like that in any company."
Tairua School builds problem-solving skills with TaiTECH
"The possibilities are almost limitless and we are very excited to see how this programme develops and evolves over the coming months."
Awards recognise outstanding ICT students in Wellington
"Through the Intergen Young Achievers Awards we want to promote ICT and get more young people interested in learning more about this exciting area."
Getting Into IT
Of all careers you can possibly choose, a job in IT is probably one of those with the biggest opportunities to develop and progress.
Change your job every three years if you want to be a great leader, writes one IT veteran.