University Of Canterbury Careers

UC Careers are here to help you with all your career development learning. Our staff are professionally qualified and experienced career consultants and recruitment specialists and able to assist in a multitude of ways. We offer a variety of services based on your needs as a student, graduate, employer or academic. 


  • Find out about your opportunities, job tools, co-curricular record (CCR), work integrated learning(WIL), career fairs and much more.


  • Find out about listing a job, career fairs, research and innovation, guide for employers, working with UC students and academics, and much more.


  • Find out about career education, work integrated learning (WIL), career fairs, co-curricular record (CCR), and links to employers and much more.

Work at UC

Welcome to UC, Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha – What if you could be part of it?

UC has moved to an exciting new user friendly recruitment platform. If you have registered with us in the past, you will be required to register again (create a new account), but you will now be able to setup job alerts and maintain your profile.

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Benefits of Working at UC

At UC we offer our staff more than just a job – we offer them an opportunity to be part of a dynamic, world class organisation which provides its staff members with benefits and support throughout their lives and careers. 


UC staff have access to two superannuation plans, KiwiSaver & UniSaver New Zealand.

 A Balanced Life

  • At UC we realise your time is important to you. We therefore offer a range of leave entitlements and flexible working arrangements which allow for a greater work and life balance.

Professional Development

  • UC Offers a wide range of opportunities which allows you to develop your career and your growth as an individual, with our support.

Banking and Insurance

  • Banking and Insurance packages are available to eligible UC staff offering reduced fees and rates.

Discounts and Perks

  • UC Staff can access free discount vouchers through the n3 employee benefits scheme, as well as travel perks.

Health and Wellbeing

  • UC is committed to the Health and Wellbeing of its staff. We have a range of support programmes and benefits available to support health and wellbeing as well as a Health Centre on campus.

Campus Services

  • UC Staff enjoy our beautiful park like grounds and take advantage of the facilities on offer, including childcare, parking, cafes, libraries etc.

Recreation and Leisure

  • There are a number of facilities and opportunities on campus that can help keep our UC staff moving and active.


  • UC has a lively campus with a wide variety of events from seminars and lectures to arts and sporting events.