Internships in Auckland

Intern Abroad HQ offers flexible and affordable internships in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest and most multicultural city. The city of Auckland, located in the North Island, has been recognized as one of the world’s most livable cities. Surrounded by countless beautiful beaches and nicknamed the “City of Sails”, it’s easy to see the appeal!

Internship opportunities can be scheduled year-round in Auckland. Whether you visit New Zealand in the summer or the winter, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this nature and adventure lover’s paradise. Internship fields include marketing, communications, business, design, environmental science, tourism and more.

New Zealanders - colloquially referred to as “Kiwis” (after the native bird) are renowned for their ingenuity, intrepidness, and laid back spirit. Just as the Overseas Experience - “The Big OE” - is a valued rite of passage for many young Kiwis, who are eager to spread their wings, interns in New Zealand are also welcomed to experience an Overseas Experience down under, to focus on personal and professional growth abroad.

At a glance...

    • Entry level programs from 8 weeks
    • Start dates every Monday
    • Program fees from US$2,369
    • Accommodation included
    • Experiential Learning Curriculum
    • 24/7 in-country support

Internship opportunities

Business Administration Internships in New Zealand

Business Administration  

Internship abroad in Auckland, New Zealand

Business Administration internships are a great way to learn how businesses work from the inside across multiple departments. Interns experience business operations on a domestic or international level, with customized internship placements that give you insight into the day to day workings of diverse companies and transferable skills within professional settings.

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Environmental Science Internships in New Zealand

Environmental Science  

Internship abroad in Auckland, New Zealand

Contribute to managing and conserving New Zealand’s famous pristine environment, learning practical conservation techniques and making a genuine difference to the natural ecosystem. Environmental Science interns can also complete research projects in laboratories, informing policies and modern approaches to environmental protection.

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Event Management & PR Internships in New Zealand

Event Management & PR  

Internship abroad in Auckland, New Zealand

Gain first-hand event management experience organizing and running events in New Zealand. Interns help to deliver a range of high quality events, enabling you to develop your project management skills and build your PR portfolio. These are high energy placements for social interns with strong attention to detail and a little bit of flair!

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Graphic Design Internships in New Zealand

Graphic Design  

Internship abroad in Auckland, New Zealand

Customized Graphic Design internships in New Zealand, with diverse opportunities available in web, product and graphic design. Learn hands-on skills on internships designed to suit you, using modern technologies and building your skills as a creative designer with innovative companies in New Zealand.

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Marketing & Communications Internships in New Zealand

Marketing & Communications  

Internship abroad in Auckland, New Zealand

Perfect internships for Marketing & Communications students, with opportunities available in a wide range of fields. Interns can focus on advertising, media, branding and more, with customized internships that help to promote brands, products and services both within New Zealand and internationally Internship placements in New Zealand can be with both for-profit and nonprofit businesses and organizations..

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All Intern Abroad HQ programs include a guided reflection course, which combines personal development with professional competency building. Interns receive weekly reflection modules to complete during their program, which foster the acquisition of essential soft skills for employability and a resilient career. Each reflective journaling task introduces a new topic, presents learning objectives, and provides specific prompts that inspire and guide the learning process.

Intern Abroad HQ does not award grades for the completion of our internship programs, but interns can be supported to independently arrange academic credit through their home educational provider. Upon completion of the internship duration and reflection course, interns receive a portfolio as documentation of their experience. This includes a certificate of internship completion, alongside a summary of the internship goals, skill development, highlights, and a compilation of the reflection work.