Occupations and industries of employment of Māori university graduates: early career aspirations and destinations

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dc.contributor.author Theodore, R en
dc.contributor.author Tustin, K en
dc.contributor.author Kokaua, J en
dc.contributor.author Gollop, M en
dc.contributor.author Kiro, Alcyion en
dc.contributor.author Taylor, N en
dc.contributor.author Poulton, R en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-12T03:18:27Z en
dc.date.issued 2019 en
dc.identifier.citation Kōtuitui 15(1):140-153 02 Jan 2020 en
dc.identifier.issn 1177-083X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50658 en
dc.description.abstract Technological advancements, a changing demography, and labour market demands mean that it is increasingly important to have a skilled Māori labour workforce. Māori students are graduating from universities in increasing numbers but little is known about their careers post-graduation. Our aim was to describe the early career aspirations and destinations of Māori university graduates in the Graduate Longitudinal Study New Zealand. Data were collected when participants were in their final year of study (n = 626) and 2 years post-graduation (n = 455). The most common occupation types 2 years post-graduation were professionals (66%), clerical or administrative workers (10%), and managers (9%). The most common industries of employment were education and training (29%), health care and social assistance (22%), and legal and accounting services (8%). The percentage of graduates who, in their final year of study, planned to enter into industries that matched their actual industries at 2 years post-graduation was 67%. There were some differences across fields of study, with Health and Education graduates working in industries more closely aligned with their studies than Science or Humanities graduates. Future surveys will enable us to track graduates to see if these patterns change as graduates settle into their careers post-graduation. en
dc.publisher The Royal Society of New Zealand en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Kōtuitui : New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ en
dc.title Occupations and industries of employment of Māori university graduates: early career aspirations and destinations en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/1177083X.2019.1669671 en
pubs.issue 1 en
pubs.begin-page 140 en
pubs.volume 15 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The authors en
pubs.end-page 153 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 784097 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2019-10-15 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2019-09-25 en


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