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New Zealand Internship Program

Duration:
The duration of the internship is a maximum of six months. After the first six months, the extension of the internship is dependent upon both parties initiative.

Hourly Wage / Monthly Income:
The allowance differs depending on the sector, company, position, and weekly hours worked.  Generally, the monthly income is between 1500 NZ$ - 1800 NZ$.

Monthly Expenses:
General living expenses may be between 900 NZ$ - 1500 NZ$ per month

Fields of Internship:
Tourism & Hotel Management, Business, Finance, Communication, Agriculture, Production

Accommodation:
The first two days of temporary accommodations are arranged by USEH/Host Company. The candidates will decide on their own permanent accommodation unit. Shared accommodation is recommended.

Health Insurance:
Health insurance is included in the program fee.

Orientation:
Before traveling to New Zealand, applicants must attend the orientation meeting provided by USEH. Environment, living conditions, and cultural differences are explained during the orientation.

Visa Procedure:
Visa application documents are provided by USEH. The applicant must apply for visa individually as described by USEH consultants

Transport:
USEH plans the travel dates and will assist the candidate in purchasing economic tickets.

Program Start Dates:
Year round applications are possible. Official application must be completed at least three months before the desired starting date.

Eligibility
»  Candidate must be a university student and must be required to complete internship in their main field of study
»  The candidate should be between 18 - 29 years old
»  A minimum of upper-intermediate English level is required, and will be determined by USEH consultants during the interviews.
»  To be defined eligible by USEH consultants after the interview  

Application Process:
»   Online or walk-in application to USEH
»   If pre-application is accepted, the candidate will be invited to an interview with USEH Consultants.
»   If the candidate is found eligible at the interview, the candidate will be invited to complete an official application.
»   After completing the official application, the placement process will begin, and will take approximately 12 weeks.
»   Placed applicants sign the offer letter sent by the host company, and they must pay the program fee within 2 days of the signature date.
»   The applicant’s visa process is started by USEH, and the applicant must attend the orientation meeting.
»   The documents for visa application will be given to the applicant by USEH, and the applicant will be required to apply for the visa on an individual basis.
»   USEH will assist with flight reservations.