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2021/2022 Shiok Meats Online Internship

Remote work
The Asia New Zealand Foundation helps to develop the next generation of Asia - savvy graduates through our business internship programme.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Number of Vacancies
Paid Internship
Start Date
21 Nov 2021 - 30 Jan 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
6 Aug 2021
Applications Close
6 Sep 2021

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Leisure, Hospitality, Tourism & Retail
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights

New Zealand

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
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This opportunity is for a New Zealand student and recent graduate majoring in management or business to gain experience in the cell-based meat and seafood Business in Singapore. This year's internship with Shiok Meat will be held entirely virtually through remote working

About Shiok Meats

Shiok Meats is the world's first cell-based crustacean meat company, which uses technology to grow real meat from healthy cells outside of an animal - in this case, lobster, shrimp and crab.

More information about Shiok Meats can be found by visiting the company 'website

About the Internship

The internship period is for eight weeks, flexible starting between November 2021 – February 2022
The intern will be given a specific project or meaningful work relevant to their area of study and a mentor and supervisor will be assigned to monitor the intern's professional development.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to

  • Develop an understanding of consumer needs, preferences, motivation for cell0based meat/sea food for the Australia and New Zealand market, with am emphasis on Gen Z.
  • Conduct market research to support strategic business planning and product development.
  • Support the business department in strategizing and implementing key projects.
  • Understand and translate consumer needs into business and technology solutions


Applicants must be:

  • a New Zealand citizen or have New Zealand permanent resident status have completed within the last 2 years or be due to complete at least 2 years of tertiary study by November 2021
  • believes in and is passionate about science, food, and alternative protein industry
  • be a motivated self-starter and team player
  • confident, independent, reliable and resilient

What's covered:

This is a paid internship. Other expenses such as the purchase of laptops are not covered.

Management of the programme

The Asia New Zealand Foundation and Shiok Meats will jointly deliver pastoral care and support professional development in cultural competency.

Terms and conditions

The successful applicant will be required to agree to the standard Terms and Conditions for Asia New Zealand Foundation funding recipients.

Reporting requirements

Interns are expected to write a 600-word article (with accompanying photos) on their internship that will appear on the Foundation's website (to be submitted during the internship) and write a final three-page report evaluating the internship experience at the end of the programme.

How to apply

Click the "Apply now" below to start your application.

You will need to upload a copy of:

  • your cv
  • your academic transcript
  • a cover letter outlining your motivation for applying.

When you submit your application, a confirmation email will be sent to you including a copy of your completed form and submitted documents.

Selection process

  • Applications close Monday 30 August 2021.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be notified by mid-September 2021.
  • Short-listed applicants will be invited to an in-person or online panel interview to select the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be advised in October 2021.

All selected interns will be supported to attend a group induction day in Auckland in November 2021


You can get more information on who to contact for your inquiries and questions by clicking the "Apply now" link below and checking the full details of this opportunity.

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Leisure, Hospitality, Tourism & Retail

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
New Zealand