The AUT Internz International Programme offers AUT students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put learning into action in a different market. As well as matching you with host employer, AUT may provide a scholarship to cover return travel to the USA, your US visa, insurances and a stipend to support living expenses.

2018 Opportunities

AUT offers scholarships to its graduating students to intern in a range of industries, allowing them to experience work life in the USA. Hosts in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Colorado Springs include Paramount Recording Studios, Sundance Institute, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Play Rugby USA.

View current opportunities

AUT students enrolled during 2017 may be eligible for an AUT Internz International Scholarship to get their first taste of working life working for a global industry leader in a major North American city.

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FAQs Regulations


March - August

Applications from AUT students

April - September

Hosts invite candidates for Skype interviews

May - November

Positions offered and preferred candidates enter visa processing


Students graduate
Visas and scholarships awarded

January to April

Recipients depart for NY, LA, SF and other destinations!

Good to know

  • Applications will be called at various times throughout the year for international intenship opportunities, starting in March with the last being called by September each year
  • You need to have, or be eligible for, a New Zealand passport
  • You need to be completing your programme of study or have completed it at AUT within the 12 months prior to the internship start date, and your programme must be aligned with the criteria set out in the job description by the host
  • You need to be available to depart for your destination at the time determined by the host, usually between December this year and April the following year
  • You need to meet all AUT Internz Scholarship Regulations and United States Visa eligibility criteria and requirements, which are subject to change