Opportunities in New Zealand after studies
There are different opportunities in New Zealand once you have completed your studies. After your graduation, you can stay and work in New Zealand for up to four years – and possibly even gain permanent residence.
An applicant can apply for a post-study work visa once you have finished your studies here. There are 2 visas you can apply for:
- Post Study Work Visa (Open) allows you to find a job up to 12 months that must be related to your studies.
The job must be relevant to your course or degree. During this time period, you can work under any employer of New Zealand. And if you find the job relevant then you can further apply for Post Study Work Visa.
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- Post Study Work Visa (Employer Assisted) lets you work in New Zealand for up to 2 – 3 years if you need relevant work experience to get professional registration. It is full-time work in the same area as your qualification. This permits you to work in New Zealand under the same employer for another two years. Once you granted the visa, after completion of 4 years your becomes eligible and can apply for permanent residence.
You can also apply for other work visas. If you apply for Work Visa, your employer must first confirm that there are no New Zealanders available to do the work. The tertiary institution in New Zealand offers you assistance or guidance to find work, such as helps you with your job search or giving you tips on writing a CV.
After your Post Study Work Visa, you will be eligible to apply for a New Zealand resident visa under the Skilled Migrant Category and it is based on points system including some factors such as age, work experience, your qualifications, and an offer of skilled employment.
There is the number of competition for jobs from both international and domestic students. Studying in an area of skill shortage may increase your chances of getting a job easily.
Are you interested to migrate to New Zealand? There are a number of options to migrate to New Zealand as a skilled worker and with your family as well. We at Sync visas New Zealand immigration experts will guide and assist you in a professional way. Contact us: +971 4 514 8289