Employers and industry

WITT values industry partners and input from employers to ensure our courses meet local business needs and our students graduate work ready to make a positive impact in our communities.

Being connected to industry is important to us at WITT, and the partnerships we build with local employers contribute to great outcomes for our graduates.  Our qualifications are designed to complement the needs of the Taranaki region, and we continue to build and maintain relationships to ensure our students are graduating with the most relevant skills.


Industry placements and projects

Support a student to gain work experience and get help with a project.

WITT Bachelor of Applied Management and Graduate Diploma in Applied Management students are seeking organisations to host them for a work placement where they can undertake a project looking at a business issue, problem or opportunity.

The project needs to be related to the students major. Previous examples include:

Project Management - Planning, running & reviewing an event; using MS Project to document and plan a specific project; audit compliance to a business’ project management framework and make recommendations for improvements.

Operations and Production Management - Audit the supply chain and logistics for a produce supplier and recommend improvements; review a total preventative maintenance strategy and suggest improvements.

Human Resources - Review health & safety systems for an organisation and make recommendations; review recruitment & onboarding practices for an organisation and make recommendations.

Accounting - Review procedures for collecting and recording client information on new software; analysis of accounts payable process and internal controls and make recommendations


Employ a student or graduate

Whether you have a fulltime, part-time or holiday job vacancy or work experience or internship opportunity, WITT can promote your opening to students and recent or upcoming graduates.  

Contact Jo Syme on industry@witt.ac.nz

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