CONNECT AND GET SOCIAL

Network to open doors to your career

Get social, network and connect with others

It can be helpful to talk to people, visit workplaces, ask questions, search the internet and connect with people in the area you want to work. Be the employee with the right attitude, skills and willingness to learn to get the career you want.

MAKE YOUR FIRST JOB COUNT

Build your reputation from day one and you’ll go far in the dairy sector. Ask around or approach a farm, check out Farm Source jobs, Trade Me jobs, Seek or Indeed.

GET A MENTOR

A mentor is someone already working or familiar with the career you choose; someone you respect and can use as a sounding board for your ideas.

 

Connect, get social and network with others in the dairy industry

“Go out for a day with people in the SECTOR that interests you to get the best insight into whether the job is for you or not.”

Samantha Robinson, National fodder beet technical specialist, Agricom

 

Are you with these social networks?

 

 

ROSIE’S EDUCATION

DairyNZ’s Rosie’s Education website provides resources for teachers nationwide – getting classes learning about the dairy sector with fun and engaging teacher materials.

DAIRYNZ

DairyNZ invests dairy farmers’ money into research, events, services, education and policy to secure and enhance the profitability, sustainability and competitiveness of New Zealand dairy farming.

DAIRY EVENTS CALENDAR

Explore dairy events from a range of organisations. From discussion groups and field days to progression groups, conferences, workshops and awards dinners. Get involved!

DISCOVER YOUR FIT

What do you enjoy? Where can you make a difference? Match your skills and interests to a dairy sector career.

DAIRY SECTOR HATS

Read about the career paths others in the sector have chosen – you’ll be surprised where it might take you!

TAKE ACTION

How to make your career happen? Find out where to learn and study, and who to contact to make it happen.

EXPLORE CAREERS

Dairy farming? Agri-business? Agri-science? There is a career for everyone in the dairy sector.