Giving great school presentations

A young Cambodian boy wearing a school uniform is excited about something he has heard in a school assembly. He is facing his friend beside him.

Excite students about your business with great presentations

Questions to help prepare a presentation

Before you prepare to give a presentation with a school, here are some key questions to ask yourself:

  • What do students already know about your industry?
  • What do you want students to know about your work?
  • What will be meaningful to students?
  • What are some interesting facts about what you do?
  • How does your work solve problems in the world?
  • What is changing in your industry?
  • What skills do students need to work in your industry?
  • What tertiary training do students need to work in your industry?
  • What do you like about what you do?
  • How can you include questions and activities into your presentation?

Spark excitement with Industry Big Day Outs - video

Industry Big Day Outs, run by Careers New Zealand, are a fun way to present your business to students.

75 students of Year 10 to Year 13 in Whangarei were inspired to explore opportunities in Northland's growing horticulture and agriculture sector at the Careers New Zealand Industry Big Day Out. (Video - 3:12 minutes)


Updated 25 Jan 2019