Internship opportunities for study abroad and exchange students , Te whai tūranga mō te ako ki tāwāhi me ngā tauira whakawhiti

Get experience working in a New Zealand organisation while you study at Massey. Intern at a media company, business, government department or sport or arts agency, or at our Office of Global Engagement.

Doing a professional internship during your study abroad or exchange programme will give you valuable work experience for your CV, and serve as one of the four courses you'd otherwise take in a semester at Massey. Each of our internships is worth 15 credits.

Learn how credits work at Massey

Business and communication internships

Spend a semester interning in business or communication in New Zealand Aotearoa.

You'll get placed in a company or organisation that will provide you with an opportunity to work in an area linked to your degree.

Internships are available during Semesters One and Two and open to any study abroad or exchange student with a background in business, management, marketing, communication, media, or journalism. The Business Internship is available on the Manawatū campus. The Communication Internship is available on all three Massey campuses.

Find out more about our Business and Communication internships

Office of Global Engagement internship

As an intern at Massey's Office of Global Engagement, you'll work on projects related to our study abroad and exchange programmes.

You'll join the study abroad and exchange team at our Manawatū campus, and get experience working across a number of internationally-focused projects. The internship is worth 15 credits, and is available in Semesters One and Two.

Apply for an internship

Email us to find out what internships you could do at each of our campuses. Before you can sign up for an internship, you need to be accepted to Massey University as a study abroad or exchange student.

Apply for study abroad or exchange


See what our students say

“I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to work with such a great team and integrate into a second international community outside of the student body, learning the tricks of the trade from some of the best.”
Kimberley Trask
“My learning experience has really benefitted me so much... I’ve been able to meet so many international students here in New Zealand so far. It’s been a really valuable way to build connections internationally as well.”
Allen Riquelme

Communication Intern (2015)

International Mobility Team


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Physical and courier address

Office of Global Engagement
SST Level 6, Room 6.16
Massey University, Tennent Drive
Palmerston North 4474
New Zealand

Postal address

Office of Global Engagement (PN721)
Massey University
Private Bag 11 222
Palmerston North 4442
New Zealand