Recruiting for Summer 2022?

Get involved with Summer of Work

Are you an employer?
Do you have the perfect role up for grabs over summer?
Let us introduce you to your summer workforce!

Summer of Work is a free event connecting Southland youth with entry level jobs for the upcoming summer. The week-long campaign is launched through high school and tertiary institutions to encourage students to work over the holiday break. It concludes with a job fair where students can visit employer stands, make connections with employers and apply for entry level roles. To get involved, all you need to do is follow these four easy steps!

How to get involved

Step 1

Register for the event
Tell us about the jobs you have

Step 2

Create a 90 second video to promote your vacancies
Don’t worry we can help you out!

Step 3

Attend the Job Fair on 27 September
So you can meet & screen potential candidates

Step 4

Host a virtual information session
For those unable to attend the job fair

Register Now

This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with your future work force. Register now, places are limited.

Student looking for work?

We’ll be going live with a range of jobs for you to consider in September, make sure you like SYF facebook to keep up to date or talk with your Careers Advisor to get work-ready!

Summer of Work 2021

Summer of Work 2021 successfully resulted in over 50 placements. Find some inspiration from our 2021 campaign below

Fresh Choice

Te Anau

Progressive Dairies

Lumsden and Balfour

H&J Smith


Niagara Sawmilling Company



Get involved today