Sports 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. From its revered national Rugby team All Blacks to a nationally-coordinated Special Olympics annually, New Zealand is the place to be for a sports-focused internship abroad. Let’s find your view!
New Zealand has a diverse and vibrant sports culture, with the vast majority of Kiwis being both players and fans of a variety of sports and athletic activities. From its world-famous rugby league to backyard cricket and lawn bowling, there’s always a sport to watch, play, or support in New Zealand. We’ve placed tons of interns in a sports context in New Zealand – a common combination – in roles as varied as athletic training, coaching, physical education, sports management and countless others. Let us know which sport(s) and roles get your blood pumping and World Internships will help kickstart your career in New Zealand!
Connect with other international interns and experience New Zealand culture during organized events.
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.
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.
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
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.
We provide you everything to thrive in an international setting. From online guides to resources that ensure you’re ready before you leave.
Before you travel, while you’re on-site, and when you return to your home country, the WI team will be there for you.
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.
Program Details & Pricing
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!
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.
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||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||—||—|
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?