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Internship Programmes

Endless Possibilities for interns like you
He angitutanga mutunga kore mō te ihumanea pēnā i a koe

Our Internship Programme will provide you with paid, interesting, full-time work and career development while you study – so you can launch your career with Auckland Council!

We offer a three-month summer Internship Programme from November to February each year to students in the penultimate year of their degree in an aligned discipline.

Throughout your internship, you’ll have development discussions with your manager, set achievement goals and highlight your strengths and improvement areas.

Enjoy real work experience at Auckland Council
An internship with Auckland Council will give you a taste of where your career could go and at the same time, you’ll be developing your skill set through real work experience and mentoring.

We value our Interns

Ka uara nui mātou ki ā mātou Ihumanea

At Auckland Council, we believe that taking care of Auckland starts and ends with taking care of our people.

Why join us?
He aha e hono mai ai ki a mātou?

  • A safe and supportive learning environment
  • Professional and personal development
  • Networking opportunities and mentorship
  • Involvement in complex, large scale projects and unique developments
  • A strong work/life balance allowing you to pursue additional study or interests
  • A fair reward for your effort – Intern positions are fully paid
  • Automatic consideration for relevant Graduate Programmes

Am I the right fit for Auckland Council?

As an organisation we support a diverse and vibrant city – so each year, we look for a diverse selection of graduates and interns that reflect our region’s population.

Specifically, you will:
  • Be driven and passionate, care about our city and improving the lives of our diverse communities
  • Want to share your thinking, solve problems and work through challenges as well as finding ways we can improve what we do
  • Be able to draw on your life experience – which could include formal work experience, leadership in a sporting capacity and volunteer positions right through to responsibility for caring for a relative.
  • Be aware of and understand Te Tiriti o Waitangi/the Treaty of Waitangi and Te Ao Māori and its relevance today
  • Work well with others and have great written and verbal communication skills
  • Want to be involved with your community

Our Internship Programme develops future leaders and specialists that help shape our city.

Find out more about our programme and meet our people at endlesspossibilities.co.nz