Summer internship in New Zealand
For your opportunity to complete a summer internship with a family business, adventure tourism company, based in New Zealand's South Island, email your CV and cover letter to [email protected]
Read more about applying for an internship and what to expect below.
We offer a variety of jobs that involve reception work, housekeeping, preparation and support of kayaking trips, dealing with suppliers, system maintenance, write a blog, market research, photo editing and social media, writing management plans, event organisation, driving shuttles, occasional child-minding, gardening and general help.
This is a chance of a lifetime to experience and creatively take part in a growing business!
We provide accommodation, free use of all facilities (WiFi, laundry, mountain bikes, etc.).
Occasional use of vehicle possible to go to bigger cities in the area.
Free kayaking trips and access to walking trails; Discounts for other activities possible.
Ride horses in the natural forest and rivers.
Living in a beautiful green environment amidst hills, rivers and the ocean.
Living at the lodge meeting travellers, making friends with people from all over the world.
Working with a kiwi family, learn about the culture and local activities, go hunting and fishing.
Learn not only about tourism and business, but also about general living, cooking, gardening, etc.
We are looking for motivated business or tourism students who can:
- stay at least three months
- speak, write and understand English well
- communicate well
- have an international driver’s license
- be flexible about working hours and tasks
- take responsibilities, be reliable
- deal with customers on a daily basis in a friendly and open-minded manner
- behave professionally with co-workers, clients and suppliers
- bring a laptop for independent working
We are a kiwi family with three children (3, 6 and 8 years old).
We run two small family businesses: Blue Moon Lodge (Backpacker Hostel) and Pelorus Eco Adventures (Kayaking trips on the Pelorus River where the Hobbit was filmed).
We are located in scenic Havelock, Marlborough Sounds, South Island of New Zealand.
We are Outdoor lovers, easy-going and simple lifestyle!
EU-citizens (At least Austria, Denmark, Germany and The Netherlands) are required to apply for a
For the application, you need to provide: documents from your university stating the necessity of the
internship, letter/statement from the faculty with the dates of your internship, evidence of your
financial situation (around $1000 NZ/month) and your passport has to be valid for at least 3 months
after you leave New Zealand.