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Downer 2019 - NZ Summer Intern (Engineering)

Here’s your chance to join our team as a paid summer intern and you can see for yourself what Downer can offer you.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Start Date
26 Jul 2019

Application dates

Applications Open
26 Jul 2019
Applications Close
28 Jul 2019

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Civil Engineering & Construction
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Here’s your chance to join our team as a paid summer intern and you can see for yourself what Downer can offer you.

We have a clear vision for the future and are committed to developing young professionals into our future leaders.  Did you know that the majority of successful applicants to our Graduate Programme worked for us as summer interns?

This year we will be taking on-board more than 45 summer interns – all across New Zealand! If you are serious about engineering, then we invite you to take this opportunity to research whether Downer is right for you.


Through our Summer Intern Programme, you can expect a mix of onsite and office work to support our exciting projects. Work also can include:

  • Construction site work;
  • Project management;
  • Estimating;
  • Quality Assurance, monitoring and reporting;
  • Laboratory and Road Science.


Over the summer, you will have the opportunity to develop your personal skills from planning and delegation to communication and motivating teams.


We are looking for 2nd or 3rd year engineering students to join our 12 weeks structured Summer Intern Programme starting in November. 

We have opportunities across New Zealand for:

  • Civil Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers

If this interests you, now is the time to get yourself ready to apply! Once you've got your cover letter, CV and transcript ready hit the apply button – Job 560992

For more information on our intern and graduate programmes visit our website or follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DownerNZ

Please note: If you are successfully shortlisted for an Assessment Centre you must be available on one of the following dates:

Christchurch - August 5th

Auckland - August 20th