Be. Employed

Be. Employed connects talented access citizens with outstanding permanent employment opportunities with leading employers throughout New Zealand. 

This one-of-a-kind programme provides motivated individuals with professional development, mentoring and ongoing support, and puts them on the pathway to success in the field of their choice.

For candidates

Looking for permanent employment? We can connect you with outstanding opportunities with leading employers across New Zealand.

What we offer

  • Wraparound support and coaching
  • Professional and personal development tailored to where you are at on your employment journey
  • The opportunity to access an external mentor
  • Connection with tailored employment opportunities that match your skills and experience
  • Ongoing support

What we're looking for

  • You have a great attitude and are willing to give things a go
  • You have experience, qualifications, or are passionate about working in the following industries: Tech, Health, or Professional Services
  • You have some form of health condition and are on a main benefit
Apply here

Or get in touch with the team today if have any questions.

09 309 8966

"Be. Employed gave me the platform to help me prove who I am to the rest of the world."

Be. Employed participant

For employers

Access citizens are an untapped talent pool of people who already have the skills workplaces in the 21st century need – and leading employers are recognising this.  

Research shows that access citizens have to be creative to adapt to the world around them, developing skills such as problem-solving, agility, persistence, forethought and a willingness to experiment – all of which are essential for innovation and the 21st century workplace.

Our team work closely with all our candidates to create a unique programme of professional development to ensure that they are workplace ready. We also match each candidate with an external mentor to ensure workplace success.  

If you haven’t already contacted us with job opportunities, don’t miss out. Get in quickly to access this pool of talented candidates who have the skillset and attitudes that 21st century workplaces need.

Contact the Be. Employed team today

Or phone 09309 8966 if you would prefer to talk to someone

Contact Us

"The Be. Lab did an excellent job of vetting candidates, accurately matching their skillset, and thoroughly preparing both the candidate and our firm to ensure a mutually beneficial outcome for both.

The level of service is as good, and in some respects exceeds, any other professional recruiter we have worked with."

Kelly Larsen
Meredith Connell

Be. Employed Internship

Be. Employed also offers a valuable 12-week paid internship for tertiary qualified New Zealanders living with access needs.

The Be.Employed Internship is a career pathway programme that places undergraduates and graduates looking for meaningful work experience in their areas of study and/or aspiration. 73% have gone on to secure permanent employment.

What we offer

  • Work experience and internships
  • Career pathways
  • Skills development

Who we're looking for

Eligible candidates include those who:

  • Are living with an access need or disability
  • Are in either penultimate or final year of tertiary study
  • Have completed their study in the last 12 months
  • Are a New Zealand Citizen or Resident 
  • Are not in receipt of ACC payments

Apply below or contact:

Or phone 09 309 8966 if you would prefer to talk to someone

Apply for the Be. Employed Internship

Apply Now


+64 9 309 8966
Centre of Possibility

Room WB239
WB Building
(The Seddon Building)
63 Wellesley St East
Auckland City

PO Box 78 021
Grey Lynn 1245
New Zealand