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Explore career paths in construction and property services

An industry that can be challenging, but seeing projects come to fruition is the ultimate satisfaction.

Introduction to careers in construction and property services

Accounting for 6.3 per cent of New Zealand’s GDP, this industry of more than 245,000 people is determined to see their hard work translated into tangible contributions to the built environment.

A career in construction and property can provide you with skills that are transferrable to many other industries and professions, giving you lots of opportunities to move sideways as new projects become available or opportunities interest you.

Construction and property services industry overview
Construction and property services industry overview
Accounting for 6.3 per cent of New Zealand’s GDP, this industry of more than 245,000 people is determined to see their h…
A graduate’s guide to the construction process
A graduate’s guide to the construction process
Is that company you want to work for the client, contractor, subcontractor or a consultant?
Get the most out of your engineering internships
Get the most out of your engineering internships
Engineering internships are competitive, so getting the most out of them is integral to future professional success.
Construction and property services industry overview
Construction and property services industry overview
Accounting for 6.3 per cent of New Zealand’s GDP, this industry of more than 245,000 people is determined to see their h…
A graduate’s guide to the construction process
A graduate’s guide to the construction process
Is that company you want to work for the client, contractor, subcontractor or a consultant?
Get the most out of your engineering internships
Get the most out of your engineering internships
Engineering internships are competitive, so getting the most out of them is integral to future professional success.

Career pathways

This is where the rubber hits the road! Check out if you're inspired by these career pathways in construction and property services?

Some of them are even recruiting students straight out of secondary school. If you like what you see, why not get in touch to learn more!? These employers would love to hear from you!

Related degrees

So you've decided you might like to pursue construction and property services further? Check out these related courses!

While further study is no longer always a prerequisite for a career in construction and property services, some courses can help launch your career to new levels!


Bachelor

Study the Bachelor of Architecture and Future Environments, and learn to prepare and present building design projects of varying scales and complexity.

Bachelor

The Massey University Bachelor of Construction will teach you how to develop and implement best practice building solutions and construction management techniques. You'll learn how to add value to the sustainable development of the built environment.

Bachelor

As we respond to new challenges such as environmental sustainability, the evolution of technology, and the changing needs of human habitation, we are constantly making and remaking the physical world.