New information following the change in COVID-19 alert levels.


Virtual Internships focused on UN Sustainable Development Goals

Challenges Abroad.jpg Challenges Abroad is a social enterprise providing students with the opportunity to gain international exposure while helping marginalised communities around the world and contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

Their Virtual Internship is suited to students who wish to develop their skills, set themselves apart from the crowd and contribute to international social impact. Students can choose between a 3-week full time or 5-week part-time internship which can be taken in Cambodia or Nepal within the following areas:

  • Health Promotion
  • Education and Community Development
  • Social Enterprise and Employment
  • Sustainability and the Environment

Interns will connect with people from around the world, attend professional development workshops, engage with experts in their field, and be supported by their own mentor throughout the programme. Interns will receive and certificate as well as a professional recommendation on LinkedIn from their mentor upon completion of the programme.

Virtual Experiential Learning Program

In this Global Entrepreneurship programme facilitated via Zoom, participants learn about global entrepreneurship by comparing five different start-up ecosystems, developing their own start-up challenge projects and engaging in different virtual reality experiences that enhance their team-building skills, cultural awareness, and digital career readiness. The virtual locations include Germany, Italy, the USA, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

This programme involves participants in the UN Sustainable Development Goals, developing their own SDG-related start-up projects and engaging in different virtual reality experiences that enhance their team building and sustainable development skills, as well as their digital career readiness.

University students and young professionals are welcome and the programme costs US $850, which includes VR glasses. Register by 6 December 2020 with the code PAFSDG20. The programme runs 17 – 30 January 2021.

Virtual Internships through SEP, The Intern Group, and Global Experiences

ISEP logo.jpg Massey University’s membership in the ISEP consortium gives you access to semester and Northern Hemisphere summer virtual internships in a number of countries through their partners, The Intern Group and Global Experiences. Internship placements are in English, except for Paris where French fluency is required.

Your internship can take place during your time at Massey or after you graduate. There are options for earning credit that may transfer back to your Massey degree.

CRCC Asia Online International Internship Program

Students wanting to gain global work experience can complete an internship from home, working 20-30 hours per week for one to three months. Students are guaranteed an online internship placement in one of their career fields and students can focus on one country or multiple countries for placement options.

  • Guaranteed online international internship in your country of choice
  • Dedicated career coach
  • 8 hours of online language lessons
  • Access to CareerBridge, our global internship curriculum
  • Weekly group discussions or business webinars

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Think Pacific’s Virtual Internship

This is an entirely remote opportunity for students to gain real-world experience and support the development of Fijian government ministries, social enterprises and NGOs, all whilst contributing towards Fiji's National Development Plan & UN Sustainable Development Goals. You can participate in a four, eight, or twelve-week programme.

150 fully-funded places are available for the Fiji remote internship programmes taking place between November and February 2020. Through this unique opportunity Think Pacific and our partners aim to foster global understanding, contribute to international development and increase relationships between the Fiji Islands and global university students.

Eden Travel International Virtual Journeys 

Virtual Journeys offers the opportunity to engage with dynamic industry professionals from around the world. Participants will participate in live webinars, gain crucial insights into the global design industry, be inspired by real-life success stories, and see first-hand how designs are created, materials are made, and products are manufactured. 
Each Journey will focus on a particular topic (with the content and duration of these journeys customisable to compliment your curriculum.)

  • Sustainable Fashion & Design
  • A Career in Design
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Global Fashion and Design

Journey's will be split into weekly sessions, each hosted by an industry professional presenting their view on the topic. Sessions will last an hour and will be split roughly by 40 minutes of “presenting” (in an informal and intimate style) and 20 minutes of Q&A.

Pagoda Projects

InternChina.jpg New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents can apply for internships in China. The programme fees, flights, accommodation, and living allowances can be covered by a successful funding application via the Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia and Latin America. A business consultancy internship at the New Zealand Consulate in Chengdu, China is also available through Pagoda Projects.


This company provides quality work-based internships in Asia to students and professionals from New Zealand. Concentrating on Technology/Digital, Tourism & Hospitality, Business and Creative/Design placements, Globalink Internships has opportunities in China, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia, along with a growing number of exciting and reputable host companies. Complete the Global Citizen - Globalink Internship form if you are interested in participating in an internship.

Students Go Abroad

This placement company offers internships and language programmes around the world. They have a range of internships, particularly in the business sectors, and most of them are available to English speakers. Staff members based in New Zealand and Spain are available to support you throughout your experience. Students Go Abroad can give you access to other opportunities, such as those offered by Si-Internships

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