Grads, interns and cadets

Start your journey - Tīmatahia tō hikoi

Our Graduate and Intern programmes strive to help motivated rangatahi achieve their potential and ensure that our leaders and specialists reflect the diversity of our communities. Together, we make Auckland a world-class city by contributing our different experiences, knowledge, and innovative solutions.

Tūhono mai ki tā mātou hōtaka mō ngā ihumanea
Join our Internship Programme

Auckland Council offers a paid three-month Internship Programme to students in their penultimate year of a bachelor’s degree, in an aligned discipline. This summer internship programme runs from November to February each year and will provide you with interesting, paid, full-time work as well as career development while you study. 

Tūhono mai ki tā mātou hōtaka mō ngā paetahi
Join our Graduate Programme

Auckland Council offers a two-year rotational programme to students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in an aligned discipline. As part of our Graduate Programme, you will be offered a permanent position with us from day one. Our programme will provide you with accelerated learning and development, and rotations ensuring you have relevant hands-on experience.



  • You'll be supported as you go through our graduate programme

    As an Auckland Council Graduate, you’ll be amazed at the possibilities on offer for your future.

    Our two-year Graduate Programme will provide you with accelerated learning and development and rotations through your chosen area of work. This will ensure you have hands-on experience, exposure to senior leaders, and the chance to work on large scale projects and unique developments.



E tūtaki ki ā mātou paetahi me ā mātou ihumanea o nāianei
Meet our current graduates and interns

There are endless possibilities with Auckland Council’s graduate and intern programmes. We are looking for current students, like you, to join us on our 2019 Internship Programme.

Take a look at why our current graduates and interns are passionate about working for Auckland.


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