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Music in Parks Internships

Kia ora! Welcome to our 2022 Music in Parks Internship programme. This programme is for rangatahi/youth aged between 15-24 years old, of Pacific descent, and based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. 😊

This internship programme is all about getting some hands-on experience in the exciting world of music event production! You'll attend 5 live events and 5 workshops to learn more about all aspects of music events, while receiving mentorship from some awesome industry professionals. No experience is required - just a passion for events!

We welcome you to submit an application in whatever way works best for you! Whether that’s through video, by email, or through our online application form. If you’re submitting via video or email, please make sure you include answers to the questions in our online application form to make sure we can consider your application.

Here's some key info:
- We're looking to start the programme on 26th Jan 2022, and end in late March/early April (final dates TBC).
- This is a paid internship! We provide $100 for each workshop and event you attend (a total of $1000 for the programme). We also cover your transport costs if needed.
- We will select interns on a rolling basis, and will aim to let you know whether you have been selected by the 9th of January at the latest.

If you're interested in this programme but want some more info before you apply, please get in touch with Matthew Goldsworthy on 02102964421 or

Click here to apply!

More about the programme:

A collaboration between YANZ, the Pasifika Success team at Auckland Council and Te Karanga Trust, our Music in Parks Internship Programme gives 6 young interns the valuable experience of working in a professional music events team.

6x interns are selected for each summer programme. based on their desire to pursue a career in the live events sector. They are guided through the internship programme by Gavin Downie, a highly respected music industry guru, and his Music in Parks team. With YANZ overseeing the project and Te Karanga Trust mentoring the rangatahi interns, our organisations are able to focus on what we do best to achieve collaborative impact.

During the programme, the interns learn everything from health and safety to event logistics and promotion. However, the biggest value for interns is the teamwork and support they are provided with throughout the programme. In addition to the hands-on events and theory workshops provided to interns, we actively seek out opportunities to ensure that the programme has long-term impact for interns. In the past this has included subsiding wages to pathway interns into employment, covering professional development costs, and providing individual mentoring sessions to further their personal and professional development.

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