Law & Politics in New Zealand

Personalize Your Internship Experience

Work directly with the WI team to secure an international internship in your chosen field. Our global expertise and professional network will be put to work in finding the right fit for you and your host organization. New Zealand recently transitioned from a bipartistan to a multi-party state; the diversity of voices represented at the national level makes New Zealand an amazing location for your law or political science internship. Let’s find your view!

Type:Personalized
Location: New Zealand

Program Overview

Considered one of the world’s most free and fair countries and one of the least corrupt societies, New Zealand is a great destination for a comparative experience in law or political science. Between its multi-party parliamentary system to its abundant NGOs and think tanks, New Zealand has a diverse range of political institutions with which interns can gain great exposure and experience. World Internships can place you in any of a variety of roles, from advising and assisting in a community law office, to advocating for indigenous and migrant rights, or even assisting one of the five parliamentary parties. Expect exceptional career experience and exposure within law or political science while enjoying a friendly and beautiful setting when you intern in New Zealand!  

Program Highlights

Network Building

Connect with other international interns and experience New Zealand culture during organized events.

Global Training

Learn to work effectively in a cross-cultural setting by understanding your own work style. GlobeSmart -- an innovative online profile -- will help you make the most of your professional experience.

Exceptional Support

Enter the country with ease and come back home with a plan. We will provide you with the career guidance and recommendation you need to land your next job.

Job Guarantee

Find a job in your field or we’ll refund your program tuition! We believe in the value of our programs so much that we will refund you your program tuition if you are not able to land a job in the field of your program within one year of completing your program.

What You Can Expect From WI

Personal Fit

We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach; we believe in you. We will find you the perfect internship based on your goals.

Detailed Orientation

We provide you everything to thrive in an international setting. From online guides to resources that ensure you’re ready before you leave.

24/7 Support

Before you travel, while you’re on-site, and when you return to your home country, the WI team will be there for you.

A Better Resume

Resources to make your resume shine so you can really make an impression on your future employer, and get the most out of your internship.

97% of our applicants are successfully placed.

Program Details & Pricing

basic Program
$2,500 No Housing

You’ll opt out of our housing accommodation service and find your own -- a great option when you have friends or family in your host country!

standard Program
$5,690 Apartment Included

Whether an apartment or dorm set up, you’ll share furnished spaces, kitchens and bathrooms. Private bedrooms may be available upon request  on a first-come first-served basis. 

premium Program
$6,690 Apartment + Career Support

Add an intensive Mentor Program to your apartment standard package to receive additional professional guidance from an expert in your field before, during and after your internship.

basic Program
$2,500 No Housing

You’ll opt out of our housing accommodation service and find your own -- a great option when you have friends or family in your host country!

standard Program
$6,390 Apartment Included

Whether an apartment or dorm set up, you’ll share furnished spaces, kitchens and bathrooms. Private bedrooms may be available upon request  on a first-come first-served basis. 

premium Program
$7,390 Apartment + Career Support

Add an intensive Mentor Program to your apartment standard package to receive additional professional guidance from an expert in your field before, during and after your internship.

basic Program
$2,500 No Housing

You’ll opt out of our housing accommodation service and find your own -- a great option when you have friends or family in your host country!

standard Program
$7,090 Apartment Included

Whether an apartment or dorm set up, you’ll share furnished spaces, kitchens and bathrooms. Private bedrooms may be available upon request  on a first-come first-served basis. 

premium Program
$8,090 Apartment + Career Support

Add an intensive Mentor Program to your apartment standard package to receive additional professional guidance from an expert in your field before, during and after your internship.

basic Program
$2,500 No Housing

You’ll opt out of our housing accommodation service and find your own -- a great option when you have friends or family in your host country!

standard Program
$7,590 Apartment Included

Whether an apartment or dorm set up, you’ll share furnished spaces, kitchens and bathrooms. Private bedrooms may be available upon request  on a first-come first-served basis. 

premium Program
$8,590 Apartment + Career Support

Add an intensive Mentor Program to your apartment standard package to receive additional professional guidance from an expert in your field before, during and after your internship.

basic Program
$2,500 No Housing

You’ll opt out of our housing accommodation service and find your own -- a great option when you have friends or family in your host country!

standard Program
$8,090 Apartment Included

Whether an apartment or dorm set up, you’ll share furnished spaces, kitchens and bathrooms. Private bedrooms may be available upon request  on a first-come first-served basis. 

premium Program
$9,090 Apartment + Career Support

Add an intensive Mentor Program to your apartment standard package to receive additional professional guidance from an expert in your field before, during and after your internship.

What's Included

Basic Program Standard Program Premium Program
Internship placement and professional supervision
Personal pre-departure orientation
On-site health, safety & cultural orientation
24/7 On-site emergency support and services
Comprehensive medical and accident insurance
Re-entry Workshop with career coaching resources
LinkedIn endorsement and professional letter of recommendation
Loaded local SIM card
Airport pick-up and transfer to accommodation
Arranged accommodation in local apartment
Nine one-on-one mentoring sessions (via Skype) with your industry mentor
Nine professional development projects assigned for you by your mentor
Access to exclusive backstage platform with additional career resources and community
Program Start Dates Start dates in New Zealand are flexible to best fit your schedule.
Aug 02 2019
Sep 06 2019
Jan 13 2020
Jan 27 2020
Feb 10 2020
Mar 09 2020
Apr 20 2020
May 18 2020
Jun 15 2020
Jul 13 2020
Aug 10 2020
Sep 07 2020

Ready To Go?

Whether you need more information or you’re ready to apply, we’re here to help you get started. We work with you to find a perfect placement in the best location for your field. Let’s make it happen--What are you waiting for?