At Intern Abroad HQ, our mission is to connect students and young professionals with flexible and affordable internships around the world. Backed by a global team, Intern Abroad HQ is proudly brought to you by the same people behind International Volunteer HQ - trusted by over 80,000 volunteers around the world since 2007.
Our internship programs promote cross-cultural competency, while providing interns with tools to inspire personal and professional development. If you’re seeking practical experience, want to enhance your career prospects, or are simply interested in gaining more insight into a field of interest, then check out our diverse range of affordable internships!
Meet the Team
Daniel Radcliffe - Executive Director
Dan initially founded International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) in 2007, after volunteering abroad himself, and noticing a need for affordable and responsible volunteer opportunities. He was named as New Zealand’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year in 2014, in recognition of the impact IVHQ has achieved globally. Since then, Dan founded Intern Abroad HQ as a sister company. Intern Abroad HQ shares the same values which make IVHQ trusted, and works to provide affordable, responsible, and flexible internship opportunities around the world.
Ben Brown - Head of Impact, Risk and People
Ben leads our work in Impact and Risk Management, with a special focus on ensuring that all internships and program participants operate in a sustainable, safe and meaningful manner, to create positive social impacts. Ben has over 10 years experience working with large companies on their sustainability programs and he enjoys bringing this expertise to Intern Abroad HQ.
Dallas Boyd - Global Internships Manager
Dallas joined Intern Abroad HQ after having spent time working as a Program Manager for International Volunteer HQ. As the Global Internships Manager, Dallas manages internship programs and provides pre-departure support and guidance for all students and young professionals planning and embarking on their internship abroad. As the first point of contact for all Intern Abroad HQ applicants, she’s here to answer questions from the very first step.
Daniel Churstain - Internships Manager
Daniel completed his Bachelor of Tourism Management at Victoria University in Wellington. After leaving university, Daniel moved to the United States where he lived and worked across a number of states, highlighted by spending a year in Austin, Texas. Since then, Daniel has returned to his hometown of New Plymouth and is passionate about using his experience to help create meaningful and culturally-savvy experiences for interns abroad!
Alex Cowling - Web Development
Alex emigrated from Gauteng, South Africa with her family to join our New Zealand based team in late 2016, as a front-end web developer. With a history in community engagement since childhood, Alex enjoys blending her profession at Intern Abroad HQ with the opportunity to help make a positive impact on others around her.
Taylor Haskell - Head of Marketing
Taylor oversees the marketing activities of Intern Abroad HQ, managing our growing online community, and helping to ensure that we place sustainable numbers of interns abroad year-round. Taylor completed a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Management at Victoria University in Wellington.