Choosing Your Career

In association with Career HQ we will:

  1. identify career's that may suit you,
  2. help you make career or study choices now and along life’s journey,
  3. where possible, arrange a mentor to assist you with your career choice to help with your transition from professional rugby to a successful and prosperous life after rugby.


Also, have a look at our Alumni-owned businesses page to see what some your team mates are doing now. Click here


Let's get started...it's not difficult!

CareerHQ offers an integrated set of career education tools that support players and their partners by providing tools and data to enhance career and study choices, community employment and engagement.


Create an up-to-date CV.

Click here


Talk to a Career Specialist at the NZRPA

If you would like to talk to someone to help you in your decision making then contact a Career Specialist at the NZRPA (free of charge):

Fiona Brading    
fiona.brading@nzrpa.co.nz  or 021 2368 381

Free consults via the phone, online or in person.

Finding a Job

Create a LinkedIn account

These days, a LinkedIn account is your professional resume. The good news is that athletes have a great reason to start a LinkedIn page and it’s very easy to set up

Most people use LinkedIn to connect professionally, grow their network, show off their resume and build connections. Also, it's a great platform to search for jobs.

Click here

Seek.co.nz

Seek placed New Zealanders in more jobs than any other channel in the last 12 months.

Click here to start searching.

Podium Recruitment

Podium is a platform that helps connect New Zealand’s top athletes with employment opportunities that will support and be flexible around their sporting aspirations, as well as life post-sport.

Click here

Also Contact Mark Ranby from the NZRPA

Mark's Karapu Whutupaoro Kawerongo - Rugby Network Newsletter always includes current job opportunities in and around rugby circles.

Mark Ranby - 021 174 2777

mark.ranby@nzrpa.co.nz  Rugby Network Manager