NxtStep.co.nz is the successor to the hugely successful careers platforms, GradConnection NZ and SchoolConnect.

With over 200 engaged employers on the site, NxtStep is the premium place for career and employer research for young New Zealanders aged 14 to 24.

NxtStep has two key areas:

  1. Careers research for secondary school students
  2. Employment research and job search for tertiary students (both institute of technology and university-based)

NxtStep’s goal is to act as an end-to-end solution for students, regardless of what stage of their career journey they’re at.


NxtStep for Tertiary Students/Graduates

With over 200 employers profiling youth-ready job opportunities, NxtStep is the perfect place for tertiary students to research and find a great place where they can make their foundations after graduating from their tertiary provider.

NxtStep acts as a dual tool for employers, enabling them to showcase their organisation throughout the year, and also accept applications for their various roles directly through the NxtStep site.


NxtStep for Schools

NxtStep is an ideal tool for careers advisors wishing to take their classes on career research journey.

With over 400 subject, job and study ideas, there is something for every student.

NxtStep’s biggest strength is in how it connects the dots between different subjects, study options and career paths, to show students the pathways and opportunities that are available to them.