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Our Intern Story

At Air New Zealand we are focused on supercharging New Zealand’s success. Our summer Digital Intern Programme is in its second year. The interns support us on projects to enhance New Zealand’s success, as well as providing the opportunity for you to kick start your career.

Digital at Air New Zealand is on a transformational journey and we are excited to invite you to be part of it. Recruitment is a two-way process of discovering more about you and sharing information on Air New Zealand’s vision and your place in it.

We are looking for interns across five areas of Digital; Digital Marketing, Data Science, Software Engineering, Cloud Engineering and UX Design.

Software Engineering

Our Software Engineering team build and maintain a wide variety of awesome apps and systems that enhance our customer and employee experience.

Cloud Analyst

Our Cloud Engineering team are at the forefront of adopting cutting edge tools and platforms.

Data Science

Our Data Science team is key in leveraging data and analytics to drive our business.

Digital & Direct Marketing Creative

Our Digital Marketing team is transforming how we engage on digital platforms, leveraging data to deliver personalised content and communications across owned and paid digital channels.

UX Design

Our User Experience team designs simple and delightful digital experiences.

Calendar of events

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  • Applications are now closed.
  • Open Day: 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 03 August, by invitation only
  • Engagement Day: 24 August

Frequently asked questions

Q: When should I apply?

A: Applications for our intern programme open on the 18th of July and close on the 30th of July.

Q: Which role should I apply for?

A: We have five exciting vacancies each with specific skills required. Explore each of the five roles and apply for the role that best aligns with your background and career goals.

Q: How can I prepare for the Engagement Day? 

A: We will send out detailed communication when we invite people to the Engagement Day. The Engagement Day is as much about you as it is about us.

Q: How will I know I have been successful at each stage?

A: You will receive email correspondence from us from application through to video screening. Once you are invited to an Engagement Day we will be in touch via phone. 

Q: How far through my degree do I need to be to apply for these roles?

A: We are looking for both final year and second to last year students.

Q: What grades do I need to be able to apply for Air New Zealand’s Digital Intern programme?

A: Generally speaking, we are looking for students with a minimum of a B grade average. However, we understand that different circumstances can impact an individual’s grade. When we ask for your transcript there will also be an opportunity to explain any lower grades. 

Q: What support will I receive as an Air New Zealand Digital Intern?

A: We provide multiple points of support for our interns; two mentors within the business as well as a direct manager. You will also be part of a team, who will provide ongoing support and encouragement. 

Q: Is this a paid internship?

A: Yes, we want to reward our interns for all their hard work with a competitive salary.

Q: What are the dates of the internship?

A: Late November 2017 until mid February 2018.