Skip to site search Skip to main content

Start your career right here!

About our Programmes

We Pay

All of our Grad and Intern opportunities are paid opportunities and come with a range of staff benefits, including 5 weeks’ annual leave.

We don't just hire Lecturers

We offer career paths in a range of professional sectors including Finance, HR, Property, IT, Marketing, Planning, Project & Change Management, and Libraries.

We are big

The University has over 6000 staff (Full Time Equivalent), making us one of the largest employers in Auckland, offering career pathways and opportunities you could not get anywhere else.

Our grad contracts are permanent

While our graduate programmes are often for a fixed length of time, the contract is not. Our grads are given a permanent contract from day one, offering certainty and no need to reapply for a job at the end of the programme.

Māori Graduate Programme

Kickstart your career and explore a range of professional career paths in our 12 month graduate programme. Applications for 2025 open now.

Māori Graduate Programme

Technology Grad and Intern Programmes

Interested in a career in IT? The University of Auckland has one of the largest technology estates in New Zealand. Our scale and complexity offers interns and graduates a chance to access skills, approaches, challenges, technologies and career pathways they simply wouldn’t get elsewhere. Find out more about our Technology Programmes.

Technology Grad & Intern Programmes

Gus Fisher Gallery Internship

Our inaugural internship providing exposure to all elements for gallery operations, from curation to installation to promotion. This part time, 6 month, paid opportunity is designed to be undertaken alongside your studies in Fine Art or Art History. Applications for 2024 will open soon.

Stay in touch

Register your interest in making worlds of difference with us