Careers Without Borders 2023

Expert Panel

Wednesday, 27 September 2023 5:20pm - 7:50pm

Wellington

Rutherford House, 33 Bunny Street, Pipitea, Wellington

The NZIIA Student Subcommittee is pleased to invite you to attend our flagship event, Careers Without Borders 2023! 

Careers Without Borders gathers panelists from a range of backgrounds and professions here in Aotearoa to provide current students at the Victoria University of Wellington with guidance and insight as to what career paths exist post-grad. Students are invited to attend three sessions of panel discussions, followed by time to network with speakers and peers. 

The event will run as follows:

  • 5:20-5:30: Welcome
  • 5:30-6:00pm: MFAT Panel 
  • 6:10-6:40pm: Breakout session 1 (students can attend one of 3 panels)
  • 6:50-7:20pm: Breakout session 2 (students can attend a second of the 3 panels) 
  • 7:20-7:50pm: Networking time 

 

Following the MFAT panel, the three specialized panels from which students can choose to attend two include: Trade and Commerce, International Development, and Defense and Security

The following are our confirmed speakers thus far for each panel:

  • MFAT: Jan Henderson (International Whaling Commission), Keawe Woodmore (FTA Implementation Unit) and Paddy Hansen (Graduate Policy Officer).
  • Trade and Commerce: Tiger Huang (MFAT, Americas Division), Matt Castle (VUW, International Political Economy), and Sam Headifen (MPI, Policy Analyst - Trade Policy).
  • International Development: Wendy Choo (Volunteer Services Abroad) and Marnie Lloydd (VUW, ex-UNHCR Consultant, ex-ICRC).
  • Defense and Security: Ruby Meagher (DPMC, Advisor in the National Intelligence and Risk Coordination team), Maggie Dever (MOD, Ministerial and Executive Services team), and Tony Lynch (DPMC, Deputy Chief Executive, National Security Group).

 

For any questions or queries, please contact our Student Representatives at: studentrep.nziia.wellington@gmail.com

Contact the Wellington branch

ANGUS MIDDLETON, CHAIR

nziia.wgtn.membership@gmail.com

The NZIIA Student Subcommittee is pleased to invite you to attend our flagship event, Careers Without Borders 2023! 

Careers Without Borders gathers panelists from a range of backgrounds and professions here in Aotearoa to provide current students at the Victoria University of Wellington with guidance and insight as to what career paths exist post-grad. Students are invited to attend three sessions of panel discussions, followed by time to network with speakers and peers. 

The event will run as follows:

  • 5:20-5:30: Welcome
  • 5:30-6:00pm: MFAT Panel 
  • 6:10-6:40pm: Breakout session 1 (students can attend one of 3 panels)
  • 6:50-7:20pm: Breakout session 2 (students can attend a second of the 3 panels) 
  • 7:20-7:50pm: Networking time 

 

Following the MFAT panel, the three specialized panels from which students can choose to attend two include: Trade and Commerce, International Development, and Defense and Security

The following are our confirmed speakers thus far for each panel:

  • MFAT: Jan Henderson (International Whaling Commission), Keawe Woodmore (FTA Implementation Unit) and Paddy Hansen (Graduate Policy Officer).
  • Trade and Commerce: Tiger Huang (MFAT, Americas Division), Matt Castle (VUW, International Political Economy), and Sam Headifen (MPI, Policy Analyst - Trade Policy).
  • International Development: Wendy Choo (Volunteer Services Abroad) and Marnie Lloydd (VUW, ex-UNHCR Consultant, ex-ICRC).
  • Defense and Security: Ruby Meagher (DPMC, Advisor in the National Intelligence and Risk Coordination team), Maggie Dever (MOD, Ministerial and Executive Services team), and Tony Lynch (DPMC, Deputy Chief Executive, National Security Group).

 

For any questions or queries, please contact our Student Representatives at: studentrep.nziia.wellington@gmail.com

Membership

NZIIA membership is open to anyone interested in understanding the importance of global affairs to the political and economic well-being of New Zealand.