Inside the Career – Episode Nine: Environmental Science and Water Quality Management (Jess Brooks)

“I feel like I make a positive difference. You know there might be a water quality issue there and myself and my team work to resolve that issue; so, we actually do impact everyone who uses the beach." Jess Brooks is a Healthy Water Specialist in the Storm Water Department at Auckland Council, working to … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Nine: Environmental Science and Water Quality Management (Jess Brooks)

Inside the Career – Episode Six – Radio Broadcasting (Jayden King)

“It’s a good platform to talk about things like mental health and bullying and Te Reo Māori, which are things that I’m a strong advocate for. So, I’m glad that I’ve now got that platform where I can say bullying sucks, stop it, mental health is important, its real, don’t be afraid to talk about … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Six – Radio Broadcasting (Jayden King)

Inside the Career – Episode Five: Engineering – student perspective (Kyle Shears and Andrew Wickens)

“With mechanical engineering, everything is very practical. A lot of what you learn can be very easily applied. Often lecturers will come up with a somewhat abstract theoretical idea and then they will bring in [an example of] where you may use that in the real world, whether that’s airplane wings or how internal combustion … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Five: Engineering – student perspective (Kyle Shears and Andrew Wickens)

Inside the Career – Episode Four: Fiction Writing and Teaching (Jess Copping)

“My absolute favourite thing in the world was, and still is, reading - and I love to write and that was always the one career that appealed to me; to be a writer.”  Jess Copping is an acclaimed young adult fiction writer who, under her maiden name J L Pawley, has written more than ten … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Four: Fiction Writing and Teaching (Jess Copping)