The New Zealand Embassy, Washington, D.C. offers two internships working for the New Zealand Ambassador to the US. The overall purpose of these positions is to allow US students to learn about New Zealand, its foreign and trade policy interests, and the New Zealand-United States relationship by participating in the daily activities of the Embassy.
The first internship runs from February to May 2017 and the second internship covers the Summer semester . With trade identified as a key policy under the new Trump Administration students with an interest in international trade will particularly benefit from this internship. Preference is given for students enrolled in the CANZPS certificate or the School of Foreign Service, but students with broader interests including foreign and trade policy, communications and public affairs will also be considered.
Interested students should send a one-page cover letter + resume to WSHrecruitment@mfat.govt.nz by Wednesday February 14th stating why they are interested in the internship and what makes them a strong candidate. Interns will be expected to make a commitment to work 8-10 hours a week at the Embassy.