The University of Waikato - Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato
Waikato Management School
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Recipe for success ?  Add some Economics to the mix !

Contact us and have a chat, you may be pleasantly surprised at how papers in Economics can provide you with more career options in the workplace, make you more competitive for employment opportunities and can enhance your way of thinking about every day business and life issues  ...

We will also include fixed term projects on this page, as they become available and are advised to us by various organisations.    If you are a student taking economics papers then we will also email you during the Semester with any information relating to summer employment or internship positions available.

Remember to diarise the deadline dates for internships and graduate roles to ensure you don't miss the closing dates for applications.

The prestigious Rhodes Scholarship offers very generous funding for (second) bachelors, masters, or doctoral studies at Oxford University.   Applicants need to be young (e.g. applicants must be under twenty-five as at October), have good grades, exhibit leadership potential, and be involved in their community.  This Scholarship is for citizens of New Zealand. If you have permanent residence but could soon gain citizenship, it could still be worth visiting the website to gain more information for a future application.     Further information and the application documents for the Rhodes Scholarship are available from the UNZ website (   Prospective applicants should contact Gwenda ( in the Scholarships Office before applying. 

External Internships and Graduate Programmes

Asian Development Bank - Internship assignments - For more information visit their internship program website

MFAT Summer Internship - facebook link

IAG Graduate Programme -   see the link for the opportunities available   more >>

NZ Productivity Commission Summer Internship    more >>

Asia New Zealand Foundation - see the link for internship and grant opportunities  more >>

ANZ Summer Internship      more >>

Treasury Summer Internship   more >>

The Reserve Bank Summer Internship   more >>

The Reserve Bank Graduate Programme   more >>

Motu Internship opportunities   more >>

Westpac Internship Programme    more >>

BNZ Graduate Programme  more >>

Toyota Graduate Programme   more >>

Career Opportunities

  Opportunities at Business Schools around the Globe   more >>

SCION    more >>

ADB Institute research fellow opportunity   more >>

The Treasury employment opportunities    more >>

The Reserve Bank employment opportunities    more >>

ANZ Bank career opportunities   more >>

Inland Revenue Department career opportunities   more >>

NZ Police career opportunities more >>

BNZ career opportunities  more >>

Waikato District Health Board career opportunities  more >>

ASB career opportunties   more >>

Westpac career opportunities  more >>

You may also want to check out the ...  Waikato Careers Facebook page

Keep returning to this page as more links and employment opportunities will be added regularly.

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