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1 month ago

Application Open

3rd May 2021 08:00am

Application Close

31st May 2021 11:59pm

Auckland Transport Virtual Internship Opportunity
It's an exciting time to be in Auckland and working for Auckland Transport (AT). We are adopting new ways of working and embracing innovation to deliver on our gritty projects and our promise "Easy Journeys". We deliver upon this purpose through our values - bigger and bolder together, we connect, safe with us and we care...full stop. We're one big whānau who go big to deliver great experiences and outcomes for the People of Tamaki. We are working with the tertiary institutes and providers across NZ to offer a brand new offering in the Internship space.
If successful, you and your team of five colleagues will deliver a project over four weeks with the support of one of AT's mentors, presenting your findings back to leaders within the business at the end. Sound like fun?
Why come along on the journey?
AT offers opportunity beyond what you might know or expect:
  • Infrastructure projects on a scale like nowhere else in NZ, such as rebuilding the sea wall along Quay street, so it is here for future generations.
  • Creation of new cycleways and walking paths to increase safety, connect ways to travel and provide more choice for our communities.
  • Sustainability programmes not only for AT but in how we build new infrastructure projects.
  • Creation of new digital apps for journey planning and visibility of number of travellers on buses.
  • Safety programmes and support for schools and walking school buses.
And much more!
Why join ATs virtual internship programme.
  • Our Programme will enable you to develop skills highly sought after by employers, and you'll learn more about the exciting opportunities AT has to offer 
  • You will have the opportunity to work with incredible mentors and learn from specialists in the Industry.
  • You will have exposure to a real-life challenge that AT is working on, and feed into 
  • Everyone belongs at AT. We are highly diverse and inclusive and value the range of experiences, perspectives and voices that our diverse team bring.
Who are we looking for?
You will be currently studying a Bachelor or Master's degree in Engineering at a New Zealand university. As this opportunity is virtual, you can take part from anywhere as long as you have a computer and internet connection! 
  • You will also;
  • Have exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Enjoy working collaboratively and using your strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Be passionate about problem solving and critical thinking 
  • Energetic, self-motivated, results driven and adaptable.
You must be available to work 20 hours per week virtually between Monday 21st June to Sunday 18th July to be considered for this opportunity.
What to do next!
Click apply now, fill in our application form, and attach a copy of your CV
If your application is successful you will be notified week of 7th June and invited to participate in our Virtual Internships from Monday 21st June.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email ngakaihoe@at.govt.nz