Employability (AUT Edge Award)

Excellent employability skills will make you stand out from the crowd. The AUT Edge Award helps you develop these skills.

Attend 10 AUT workshops and events to improve your employability skills

Employability is the term used for a diverse range of skills and attitudes that employers hold in high regard, alongside academic qualifications.

Attend 4 mandatory workshops:

  • Attend a CV workshop and produce a CV
  • Attend an elevator pitch (personal statement) workshop and learn how to describe yourself in a single paragraph to someone
  • Create​ a LinkedIn profile suitable for an AUT graduate entering the job market
  • Attend an interview workshop and record a practice inte​rview.

​These workshops are run regularly by the Employability and Careers team. You can book on Employability Lab Online.

Choose 6 other workshops

You choose, based on your interest, six other employability workshops or presentations from around AUT. There are plenty of options including:

  • Career fairs
  • Alumni presentations
  • Industry speakers
  • Social media workshops
  • Faculty employability presentation

Get started now - book into an information session today.


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AUT Edge Award

The 4 award components

The AUT Edge Award is made up of four components. Check out the requirements for each part:

  1. Volunteering
  2. Employability
  3. Leadership and challenge
  4. Reflection
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