From local café to telecommunications NZMA graduate shines

Success Stories
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For Mahrukh Sheikh, enhancing her knowledge, communication and teamwork skills at NZMA has enabled her to secure a role as a customer care specialist at one of New Zealand’s largest telecommunications providers.

“I was a manager of a restaurant cafe in Newmarket, and I wanted to enhance my business knowledge to open up further work opportunities,” shared Mahrukh.

“I attended the NZMA Careers Expo which gave me an opportunity to speak to a lot of employers, and get an insight into what jobs might be available.”
Mahrukh enjoyed making new friends and the soft skills embedded into her education course."

"The tutors at NZMA have helped me build my communication skills, confidence, and understanding of the importance of operating as an effective team."

Mahrukh now works in the dynamic telecommunications industry at 2degrees, the country’s third-largest mobile provider. She says the New Zealand work environment is “very refreshing and can’t be found everywhere.”

Mahrukh is determined to continue succeeding in a variety of roles as she climbs the career ladder.

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