Even if you are set on starting up, and internship could give you valuable insider knowledge of an industry of interest to you - you’ll learn about the industry and the organisation, meet people in the know and maybe even earn money while you do it. Internship opportunities are everywhere – you just have to start looking! Here are some ideas:
Sexy Summer Jobs is about assisting Dunedin businesses to solve problems by introducing them to talented students who may be offered an internship.
The University of Otago Business School Internship Programme consists of full-time work on a fixed term contract plus the 18-point BSNX301 paper, completed in one or two semesters.
University of Otago students can include a Minor in Entrepreneurship in their studies - a great complement to almost any area of study.
The Master of Entrepreneurship is a 15-month programme designed to support those with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to start an innovative new venture and who aspire to the entrepreneurial lifestyle.
The Master of Design Enterprise has "design thinking" and user experiences at its heart. MDE students will become highly skilled in this groundbreaking methodology, enabling you to resolve issues and enhance people's experiences.
The Certificate in Business Ownership is for those wishing to explore a new business idea, as well as those who already own their own business looking to extend their knowledge and give them the skills required to help it grow.