Top Alumni News

Alumna making waves at Uber

AUT alumna Jenna Hannon is now the Growth Marketing Manager for Uber USA. She studied Marketing at AUT and was able to use these valuable skills in San Francisco, which landed her a role at Uber. One of her highlights at Uber is working with people across the world on a daily basis.

AUT’s L’Oreal trend spotter

AUT alumnus Sam Cheow is now the chief product accelerator for L'Oréal USA. His role is to identify and advise product and service trends. He started his career early on in advertising in Auckland after graduating from AUT. He is now based in New York City.

Exclusive networking event for MBA Alumni

The alumni department and the MBA office hosted an exclusive networking event for over 50 prominent MBA and MPA alumni at the Auckland Art Gallery.

InterNZ a two-way talent pipeline

Since 2014, more than 72 students have secured internships using Internz to get in front of employers in North America who have presented a steady stream of opportunities for talented, motivated students and new graduates.

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Upcoming events

26th Jul 2017 11:00am - 26th Jul 2017 2:00pm
AUT ICT and Engineering Careers Fair

AUT ICT and Engineering Careers Fair

Current students and alumni are invited to the AUT ICT and Engineering careers fair on July 26. We have an inspiring line up of employers attending, including Agility CIS, Auckland Council, AUT ICT Services, Catalyst IT, Datacom, Deloitte, EY, Fiserv, Fletcher Building, Flintfox, Ganellen, IBM, ICM Asia Pacific, Jade Software, KPMG, NZ Defence Force, Orion Health, RDT Pacific and more.

These employers are here to showcase their businesses and recruit talented students. They may be offering part-time, summer internships, and graduate programmes. Take the opportunity to network with potential employers in your chosen field.

Make sure you dress smartly and have your CV ready to go (why not get it checked over first by the Employability and Careers team)

5th Jun 2017 - 1st Dec 2017
Co.Starters

Co.Starters

Do you have an entrepreneurial idea that you’d like to explore and develop? Do you want to solve a problem and make a difference in your community?

We are looking for AUT alumni, staff, students, and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to take part in the 9-week Co.Starters programme that will give you the necessary tools, insights and networks. The next cohort starts March 2017. Register your interest now at Costarters.co.nz to become a Co.Starters and take your idea further!

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Notable alumni

Around the globe, our remarkable and influential alumni are making an impact on their communities, countries and professions. Here are a few of their inspiring stories, with more exciting news and profiles to come.

Adriana Christie

Adriana Christie

Co-owner of The Pallet Kingdom
Elected Member of the Waitematā Local Board at Auckland Council

Andrew Mayne

Andrew Mayne

Senior Associate Director of Culinary Arts, Stanford Hospitality, San Francisco

Andrew McKechnie

Andrew McKechnie

Global Group Creative Director at Apple, San Francisco

Claire Starkey

Claire Starkey

Editor in Chief, Cleo magazine, Singapore

Daniel Zhou

Daniel Zhou

Managing Director, Huawei, Shanghai, China

Erin Bowerman

Erin Bowerman

Strength and Conditioning Coach, The Royal Ballet School (White Lodge), London

Gary Wang

Gary Wang

Founder of LockInChina, Beijing, China

Hongtu (Sam) Li

Hongtu (Sam) Li

Founder/Owner, Dr Sam Li Sport and Rehabilitation Hospital, Beijing, China

Ivan Fuyala

Ivan Fuyala

Senior Vice President Commercial Partnership, Vevo, New York City

Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Head of Global Growth Operations at Twitter, San Francisco

Kelly Bleakley

Kelly Bleakley

Leadership Programme Director, Sir Peter Blake Trust

Tee Twyford

Tee Twyford

Head of Content at Charlotte Tilbury Beauty, London

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