Apply now - once-in-a-lifetime funded internship in Mumbai

31 July 2017


Want to embark upon an incredible funded internship in the bustling Indian city of Mumbai?

Now’s your chance! We are offering up to ten University of Auckland students* the opportunity to travel to Mumbai for a 6-week internship over January/February 2018, made possible by funding from the Prime Minister's Scholarship for Asia. Your flights, accommodation, programme fee and living costs will all be paid for with an $8500 maximum funding limit per student.

Why do an internship?

An internship will help you stand out to future employers! It will boost your employability by helping to develop your experience, confidence, network and understanding of the working world.

Overall, you will grow as a person, and you’ll be able to take your new skills and personal growth forward into your next role.

Why Mumbai?

Mumbai is an energetic, modern city with a population of more than 18 million. The city has a fascinating history: once called Bombay, it has been under Portuguese and British control and became independent with the rest of India in 1947. Mumbai is India’s financial and commercial hub, with strong industries in trade, development, finance, engineering, fisheries, healthcare, information technology, media and entertainment and more.

The details

The programme funding includes:

  • Flights
  • Programme/course fee
  • Internship brokerage fee
  • Living and accommodation allowance
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance

Your internship could be in the field of human rights, education, youth development, public health and medicine, environment, urban planning, media and design, public relations, marketing, advertising or something else altogether.

Your experience will be managed and supported on-the-ground by the Academic Internship Council, our internship partner.

Eligibility and how to apply

To apply, please complete this application by 31 August. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this unique opportunity.  

*To apply, you must be a current University of Auckland student, and a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident. You must be 18 or older at the time of application and will need to have completed your second year by the time the internship commences.