Students and Graduates
Students and graduates are encouraged to join PodiatryNZ. We work to assist upcoming and recent graduates with getting on their feet.
Some of the ways of which we can help are:
Students can receive free membership while they are studying. Please submit the form at the bottom of this page.
If you're looking for work, you can send us your details. Download this form, fill it out, and send it through to us at .
Tips for graduates to get practising in New Zealand from PodiatryNZ
1. Get Registered
To practise as a Podiatrist in New Zealand, you must be registered with the Podiatrist Board New Zealand – For more information regarding registration visit here.
2. Get Covered
Your membership with PodiatryNZ includes liability insurance (medical malpractice, public liability and statutory liability).
3. Get Practising
PodiatryNZ has a robust network of jobs, opportunities and employment options we can help you with. If you need help getting a job, we are here to help - check the vacancies here.
4. Get Support
Podiatry can be an isolated profession. PodiatryNZ has a mentor network of leaders in the profession who are available to support you in the beginning of your career. If you have a question or saw a patient you are just not sure about, get advice from profession leaders. They can help you navigate difficult situations, support your development, answer questions and be a sounding board for your ideas - check our clinical advisors page here.