In comparison to other western countries New Zealand’s government encourages international students to find a job and settle in the country.
Doing a part-time work can be a great way to help you cover your living expenses and also to gain work experience in the field of your study. Most of the student visa allows an individual to work for up to 20 hours per week during course. If an individual is willing to study while working, they must meet the following requirements:
In some cases, students might be able to work for more than 20 hours a week if this work forms part of their qualification.
Likewise, students can also work as much as they during their course breaks. If the program runs for one academic year and is worth 120 credits or more, that an individual may be eligible to work full-time during the course breaks. Likewise, if an individual wants to work in New Zealand, than they must have an Inland Revenue Department (IRD) tax number.
While studying in New Zealand, students can easily find work in:
Everybody who works in New Zealand, including international students, has basic rights and entitlements at work.
Employer is required by law to:
New Zealand provides two kinds of post-study visas for international students which are:
If any individual wishes to stay and work in New Zealand permanently than you need to apply for a Skill Migrant Visa but you need to meet the relevant criteria.