New Zealand Internships
Opportunities for conservation internships in New Zealand involve working in a stimulating and fun environment across a large number of areas. Tasks and responsibilities may include field assistance and environmental surveying, ecological consulting, liaising with key organizations and individuals around issues pertaining to conservation and environmental management, working with the New Zealand Government’s Department of Conservation, and working to protect and survey the natural reserves around Wellington.
Internship placements are offered with non-profit organizations in the backpacking industry. Currently, there are programs in New Zealand that focus on the development of hostels into Sustainable Living Centers (SLCs) that help minimize their impact on the environment. SLCs also provide the opportunity for travelers to gain knowledge and experience in conservation practices that are easily transferable to their local communities.
This internship program is designed for those who have studied or previously worked in the field of psychology. Interns will assist in providing a wide range of services for adults with intellectual and/or psychiatric disabilities. Tasks may include providing assistance for learning programs and support mechanisms that will encourage independence and a better quality of life. Placements may be in residential or day care centers, support groups, or various specialized services for those with mental health conditions and disabilities. The aim of these agencies is to ensure that each individual has the opportunity to become a contributing member of the community. Recent graduates with a strong academic record can also be placed in a New Zealand institution to undertake a research fellowship.
During this program, interns will have the opportunity to work in a newspaper office and gain hands-on experience in the field of journalism. Common tasks include: news sourcing, interviewing, news writing, photography, layout, and design. Other opportunities for qualified interns may include working in a publishing house or with an arts magazine
This is a great opportunity for interns to develop their photography skills, from taking pictures to developing them. Placements will be with a dealer gallery in Wellington that has a studio and darkroom for high-quality digital and film-based photography. Assignments may include commercial photography, portraits, or weddings. The studio also runs photography courses. As an intern, you’ll get to assist with the operation of the gallery and studio, and even assist at photo shoots! This internship can be combined with multiple photography assignments, involving other organizations looking for skilled photographers
For those interested in marketing and advertising, this internship will provide the opportunity to work with small boutique brand management and marketing agencies in New Zealand. Interns will have the opportunity to create and update contact lists of fashion editors, participate in the preparation of upcoming shoots, assist in writing any press releases for new products, help create media campaigns for clients, take part in administrative duties, and work on the creation, implementation, and execution of PR events.
This program provides the opportunity for interns to work in community law offices that assist individuals who cannot afford to pay for legal services, or for those who have a legal need that cannot be met by other agencies or providers. These centers provide legal advice and assistance, law-related education, legal information, and, in some cases, representation in court. The legal information provided includes comprehensive documentation outlining the answers to common questions, for example: the New Zealand legal system, legal aid, criminal proceedings, police powers, court fines, domestic violence, harassment, tenancy, neighbor disputes, accident compensation, privacy, and wills. Law interns who meet the prerequisite experience will provide valuable research, assistance, and interaction with clients.
Intern in a big budget production that has been accepted in the REAL NZ Festival and the Festival Circus for the Rugby World Cup! This internship begins in June and will run through September when the production takes place. Responsibilities may include: coordinating street performances and community groups, working with publicists under the direction of the producer, assisting with contra sponsorship proposals and communication, developing rehearsal schedules, resourcing and coordinating crews and extras, assisting the creative director, and working backstage with performances!
Our education program provides interns with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a New Zealand primary or secondary school classroom. This enables students who need industry field work to complete that prerequisite in a beautiful country and culture. Plus, the teaching of te reo Maori (indigenous language), along with other unique components of the local grade school and high school education, will make this a valuable learning experience for interns as well. As a teacher aid, you will be placed in a vibrant, inner-city school that hosts an exciting mix of nationalities. By providing valuable assistance to teachers in their dynamic classroom environments, you will learn firsthand the joys of teaching and possibly work with special needs children since they are mainstreamed and require more attention.
This internship is ideal for those interested in communications, particularly in the sports arena! It will provide the opportunity to gain experience in the field by working on website design, news and media releases, telecommunications, sports marketing, and liaising with high-performance athletes. If you dream of being a sports newscaster or writer, this is the perfect chance to delve into the wide world of communications.
Interns will work in a business incubator with a culture that inspires creativity, innovation, excellence, courage, collaboration, and passion. Strive to become the most successful generator of high growth in New Zealand by nurturing, supporting, and developing a small start-up business. Interns have the opportunity to contribute to the future success of a company and, in doing so, acquire valuable skills across a broad spectrum of areas including: advertising, marketing, finance, human resources, information technology, and public relations.
This internship program will provide interns with valuable project experience at an internationally recognized event. New Zealand’s Global Entrepreneurship Week is the biggest celebration of innovation and entrepreneursip in the world, and various hosts are in need of interns. This internship is a 3 month commitment with a time frame that will run from June-August and September-November. Tasks will include marketing, publicity, and project management for the big event that takes place each November. The aim is to highlight some of the major areas of entrepreneurship – social, environmental, technological, and the arts. There are 100 countries and about 30,000 events that occur throughout the world during the Global Entrepreneurship week; now you have the opportunity to experience the New Zealand side of it!
Those interested in visual arts, museum studies, exhibition management, collection, arts marketing, and tourism management will benefit from this exciting opportunity. Interns will work in institutions that embrace their diverse community with exhibitions, events, public programs, seminars, and workshops. The institutions range from social, maritime, and transport museums to cutting-edge contemporary art galleries. Wellington offers a range of social history exhibits, traditional art, and contemporary art, so you’re sure to find a placement that meets your individual interests.
Dive into the field of advertising with an internship in the hip and beautiful city of Wellington. Interns have the opportunity to work in various disciplines within an advertising agency, ranging from account management to creative production. Depending on your specific areas of interest, we’ll customize your internship to meet your skills and background in order to provide the most relevant and enjoyable experience possible.