Aotea students honing interview skills

Partnership Stories

Senior students from Aotea College are experiencing what it’s like to be in a real-life job interview situation – thanks to Plimmerton Rotary Club.

The Rotarians are offering students, a chance to practice interview skills with experienced employers in the community, providing a great opportunity and learning experience.  

Pauline Muncey, a teacher from the College, says this is vital in helping students practice their communication skills, learn more about themselves, what they want to do after finishing school and how to get there.  

“The Rotarians provide great advice and offer constructive feedback to the students after the interview.”

Rachel Scott Educational Partnerships Facilitator for Partners Porirua says, quite often, these interviews can be a networking opportunity as the club members have wonderful connections to other employers.  

“This year, a Year 13 student explained that he wanted to be a race driver and the Rotarian was able to connect him to a colleague and was able to spend the day on the track!”