The University of Otago


The University of Otago is New Zealand’s leading Research University as well as being the oldest. The Career Development Centre offers employers the opportunity to recruit outstanding graduates. With an international reputation for its excellence, the rigour of the Otago degree, combined with the unique nature of student experience, gives an edge to its graduates.

Feedback from employers consistently highlights the versatility, self-motivation and independent nature of Otago graduates.


Career Development Centre

PO Box 56

Dunedin 9054

Tel: +64 3 479 8244



University Switchboard: +64 3 479 7000

University Homepage:


Services and Programs
Online vacancy advertising via NZUniCareerHub / Audiovisual facilities with technical help / Campus presentations / Collecting and forwarding applications / Direct email and mailout to target groups / Face-to-face meetings with academic staff / Interviews and on-campus accommodation / OtagoCareerHub website for graduate recruitment and vacancies / Professional skills and Employer Cutting Edge seminars / Seamless event management / Internship Programme.


Access to website / Student newspaper / Networked lecture theatres / Audiovisual equipment / Catering / Lecture theatres and interview rooms / Posters/advertising material on noticeboards and to relevant departments / Videoconferencing / Accommodation / Information stands.


Fields of Education
Advanced Business, Applied Science, Commerce, Consumer & Applied Sciences, Dental Therapy, Dentistry, Humanities, Law, Marine Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Music, Pharmacy, Physical, Education, Physiotherapy, Sciences, Surveying, Teaching, Theology, Tourism.



Manager:  Career Development Centre:

Jackie Dean
T: +64 3 479 8243

Graduate Recruitment Co-ordinator:
Emily Lucas
T: +64 3 479 8372

Employer Visits
Employers are welcome at any time during the semesters, except during exams.

Careers Fairs 2017

7 March – Accounting/Commerce/Law

3 May – General

4 May – IT

To book visit

Careers Fairs

New Zealand – held between March & September each year, for further details visit