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CALLING FOR INTERNS | MĀORI ARTS INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME (MAI) July to December 2021

Job details

Organisation
Toi Māori Aotearoa
Closes
7 Jun 2021
Region
National
Work type
Call for entries, Expressions of interest
Work classification
Toi Maori

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Toi Māori Aotearoa invites applications for 2021 MAI Internship Programme for 20 weeks placement between 05 July 2021 to 10 December 2021.

The Host Organisations and locations for the 2021 MAI Programme are:

  • Centre for New Zealand Music (SOUNZ),  Wellington
  • New Zealand Festival, Wellington
  • Te Tuhi Mareikura Trust in partnership with Creative Bay of Plenty, Tauranga

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 placement will be a maximum of 20 weeks based on 36 working hours per week at $18,000 gross subject to tax.

This internship will offer valuable experience in a professional environment with one of New Zealand’s premier arts organisations - the perfect platform for those looking to gain the relevant knowledge and skills for a career in the arts.

​The Māori Arts Internship (MAI) Programme is supported and funded by Creative New Zealand.

How to apply

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please email the following:

  • a cover letter telling us your goals and aspirations for the future, your iwi affiliation and your preference for a host organisation*
  • your curriculum vitae​

Email your applications to Mayet Regala Rigg at admin@maoriart.org.nz

*Please note that the preference you provide will not necessarily guarantee a place at that host organisation, however we will take this into consideration for those who are successful in reaching the shortlist.

Shortlisted candidates interview schedules:

  • Monday, 14 June 2021 for Centre for New Zealand Music Trust (SOUNZ), Wellington
  • Tuesday, 15 June 2021 for New Zealand Festival, Wellington
  • Thursday, 17 June 2021 for Te Tuhi Mareikura Trust/Creative Bay of Plenty, Tauranga

 

*PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL NEED TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE INTERVIEW DATES AND PLACEMENT DATES. 

For further information check the FAQ’s on our website - www.maoriart.org.nz, phone or email Mayet Regala Rigg at admin@maoriart.org.nz | 04 801 7914 ext 701.

 

MORE INFORMATION
For more information on the Programme, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions. We also have an Intern Information Sheet for anyone interested in applying for the MAI Programme.

Please make sure to read through these documents thoroughly before applying.

 

Written by

Toi Maori Aotearoa

12 May 2021

Interests Toi Māori aspires to be the organisation of first choice for all matters relating to contemporary Maori art.