Toi Māori Aotearoa are thrilled to be running the Māori Arts Internship (MAI) Programme again in 2017!
We have three paid internships available for people who are keen to build administration and management experience – in the arts area of their choice. We are now inviting applications from suitably qualified and enthusiastic people who are serious about making a career from the arts.
By taking part in the MAI Programme, your organisation will:
- Give a person the opportunity to gain relevant work experience
- Access potential future employees
- Enhance the performance of your organisation by offering an internship to motivated individuals with enthusiasm and a passion for developing their career in the arts
- Bring in fresh talent, fresh ideas and new thinking
- Access newly trained interns with recent skills sets or skilled workers that add real value to your organisation.
Applications for Host Organisations have now closed.
- An internship provides the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a working environment to those looking to explore or gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to enter into a career in the arts.
- Gain valuable work experience which you can add to your CV.
- Apply knowledge learned in training or education in a work environment.
- Enhance your skills and learn new ones through workplace based learning.
- Explore a new career path. Enhance your career prospects. Gain networking opportunities and keep close to the labour market.
- Build your confidence through work experience.
- Access and connection with the Toi Māori Aotearoa networks.
- Support from the Toi Māori office.
APPLICATIONS AND INFORMATION
Interns must be of Māori descent, have a tertiary qualification and/or minimum of three years continuous experience working in the arts as an artist, producer or administrator. The internships are paid and will run for a maximum of 20 weeks based on 37.5 working hours per week. The interns will be contracted with Toi Māori Aotearoa on a fixed term contract basis, which will be subject to tax. Interns are expected to set aside time to liaise with an assigned mentor in addition to the work hours. Toi Māori Aotearoa will seek placements for interns with arts organisations dependent on each intern’s interests and preference. The actual hours and period of work will be confirmed in conjunction with the host organisation.
PLEASE NOTE: The host organisations have not been confirmed so there may be a possibility of relocation.
- Intern Applications Open: 18 April 2017
- Intern Applications Close: 8 June 2017 (date has been extended)
- Interview dates: 19 - 23 June 2017*
- Placements Begin: 3 July 2017 (dates may vary slightly)*
- Placements End: 24 November 2017 (dates may vary slightly)*
HOW TO APPLY AS AN INTERN
To apply, please email us your current Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter detailing the following:
- Your goals and aspirations for the future
- How the MAI Programme 2017 will enable you to achieve those goals
INTERNS APPLICATIONS CLOSE THURSDAY, 8 JUNE 2017 (date has been extended)
- You can see further information for interns by clicking here
- You can also see our Frequently Asked Questions here
If you would like further information you can contact the Programme Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 04 801 7914.