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GHD New Zealand

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

GHD Summer Internship 2021 - Aotearoa

Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Palmerston North, Hastings, Wellington, Christchurch
Join GHD as a Summer Intern and gain valuable experience working for a global engineering firm committed to solving the world's biggest challenges.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Number of Vacancies
Minimum Salary
NZD 50,500
Start Date
22 Nov 2021 - 29 Nov 2021

Application dates

Applications Open
12 Jul 2021
Applications Close
1 Aug 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Architecture & Interior Design
Building & Construction
Property, Land & Real Estate
Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning
Agricultural Science & Management
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Science
Food Science
Forensic Science
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)
Spatial Science
Veterinary Science

Join a global professional services leader. GHD is committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation.

As an undergraduate in GHD, you will be provided with practical, on the job experience within a technical field aligned to your studies and where possible, to your aspirational career path. You will also have opportunities to build your networks and learn from and work with some of GHD's best and brightest professionals.

Where possible, you'll have the opportunity to connect with our recent graduates and our broader Young Professionals and Women in GHD networks to learn from their experiences to help decide whether GHD is the right place to start your graduate career.

To help facilitate transitions into our Graduate programme, our internship experience is designed for students in their second-to-last year of studies however, is open to students from earlier years as well.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for students who will be continuing their studies next year in a Bachelor or post-graduate qualification. We have opportunities for students within the following business groups. To help understand your interests, our application process will allow you to nominate two areas that you may wish to gain exposure to:

  • Transport (civil infrastructure, traffic engineering, bridges and traffic planning)
  • Environment (Air quality, Noise/Acoustics, Contaminated Land, Ecology, Flora & Fauna, Environmental Approvals and Planning, Geotechnical, Sustainability)
  • Water (civil infrastructure, storm water, wastewater, project management)
  • Structures (Property and Buildings)
  • Mechanical and Electrical (Building Services)
  • Architecture and Interior Design and Fit Out
  • Geotechnical Engineering or Geology
  • Planning and Stakeholder Engagement

All our summer internship position commence in late November / early December (depending on your exam timetable) and will run across the summer break in a full time capacity until late February.

What happens after you apply?

Once we receive your application, it will be reviewed by one of our talent acquisition team members. If your application is shortlisted, we will get in touch with you for a video interview.

Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.

We are a family of smart, innovative, and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction, and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

Interested? Apply now. Applications close Sunday 1 August 2021

For more information, please contact Peggy at studentopportunities@ghd.com

Ki GHD, ka ākina te kaimahi e mātou kia tutuki ōna ake moemoeā. Nā te mea, ko te kaha o te tangata te tuarā o te pakihi. Nā reira, he hiahia nō mātou ki te whiwhi kaimahi nō ngā ahurea tuakiri maha, nō whenua rerekē, tane mai, wahine mai.

At GHD we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds.

GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.