Available internship projects
Browse the organisation partners and internship projects currently available for CAREER 300/COMMS307. The opportunities change and new ones appear, so check this page regularly.
Organisation: KWD (Digital Marketing Agency)
Internship details: KWD are currently looking for an intern content writer who can help them write blogs for their KWD Australia website. The intern will be responsible for writing one blog each day, with 1000 words per blog. The blog topics vary from website design, SEO, PPC, digital marketing, software and app development.
About the organisation: KWD are a full-service digital marketing agency, operating in New Zealand and Australia. With a tested and tried approach for growth and impact, they guide their clients in maximising their full online potentials through interactive website designs, engaging content, creative marketing campaigns, custom software and mobile app development.
Timeframe: During Semester Two. Can be completed 1-2 days a week over a longer period, or multiple days a week over a shorter period.
Organisation: Junk Run
Internship details: Junk Run are looking for interns to film and edit their 'talking trash' videos. They’re after students skilled in production, planning and storytelling, with strong Adobe Premier Pro editing skills and the ability to turn work around quickly. An interest in recycling and environmental issues is useful but not essential.
You’ll need to get to the Junk Run Takapuna office for production meetings and ideally have some of your own equipment.
About the organisation: Junk Run are an environmentally conscious sustainable waste management company, and produce a popular short video series called Talking Trash, which feature on their Facebook and Instagram channels
Timeframe: During or before Semester Two. 1-2 days a week.
Copywriting and communications
Organisation: Smarketing Lab
Internship details: Smarketing Lab are looking for up to three intern to assist with incoming client projects, take briefs and writing copy. Applicants need to be creative, have good writing abilities, some marketing knowledge, the ability to take initiative and excellent relationship-management skills.
About the organisation: Smarketing Lab are part of a boutique marketing implementation agency, specialising in B2B clients. They provide companies with forward-thinking methods to target their marketing, through copywriting, social media, EDM’s and design.
Timeframe: During or before Semester Two. Can be completed 1-2 days a week over a longer period, or multiple days a week over a shorter period.
Digital communications and marketing
Organisation: Restaurant Hub
Internship details: Restaurant Hub are looking for applicants to assist with digital communications and marketing projects. Good writing skills and some knowledge of marketing theory are preferable, but they’re willing to train up interns if they’re a good fit. A number of previous students worked with Restaurant Hub and reported to having a great experience (including sampling food!)
About the organisation: Restaurant Hub (owned by NZME) is New Zealand’s largest online restaurant booking site, offering a central hub for booking tables, find restaurant reviews, grab deals and promotions, and browse menus.
Timeframe: During Semester Two. 1-2 days a week.
Organisation: Doc Edge
Internship details: Doc Edge are looking for interns to assist with their digital strategy, marketing automation and Customer Relationship Management system (CRM). Interns will help set up the CRM database, manage data analytics, create channel communications for special interest audiences, and develop user journeys for new On Demand services. They’ll also have the opportunity to assist with festival communications, in-person events and the school’s festival programme.
About the organisation: Doc Edge (the Documentary New Zealand Trust) is an Academy Awards qualifying international documentary film festival held annually in Auckland, Wellington and online. It showcases the best films from New Zealand and around the world.
Communications and social media
Organisation: Centre for Career Development and Employability Services (University of Auckland)
Internship details: CDES are looking for an intern to help them review their social media platforms, increase engagement and help create a new content strategy. Applicants will need experience with social media reporting, content management systems, and creating content across a range of platforms. An understanding of Google Analytics, Facebook Ads manager and Adobe Suite would be ideal but not essential.
About the organisation: CDES support University of Auckland students and graduates enter the workforce and develop their career. Their services include holding workshops, hosting career expo and recruitment events, and offering help with CV-writing, interview skills and job-searching.
Once you’ve found an internship project you’re interested in, complete an application.
Applications for Semester Two 2021 close on Friday 18 June. However some internships don’t run according to University dates (you may start before the semester begins), so apply as soon as possible!
If you haven’t found anything that interests you, do seek out other opportunities or internships that could be credited towards this course. There may be an organisation you’d particularly like to work for – contact them and see if they have options that could work.