internship, Indonesia

The Asia New Zealand Foundation invites final year and postgraduate business, marketing and communications students with an interest in talent management to apply for an internship in Jakarta with Gojek, one of Asia’s most exciting start-ups, over the 2019/2020 summer.

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Established in 2010 as a motorcycle ride-hailing phone service in Indonesia, Gojek has evolved to provide on-demand transport and lifestyle services that move the city. Gojek is an Indonesian start-up with a mission to improve social welfare by ensuring efficiency in the market. It is the first “unicorn company” in Indonesia.

More information about Gojek can be found by visiting the company’s website.

Applications have closed for this opportunity. Check this page in early 2020 for information on the next application round.

About the internship

The successful applicant will be placed in Gojek head office in Jakarta. The intern will join a team engaged in growing the talent base within Gojek, project management in human resources and non-traditional HR practices.

The intern will be given a specific project or meaningful work to do. A mentoring supervisor will be assigned to monitor the intern’s professional development and overall welfare.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to:

  • work closely with senior Gojek staff involved in talent development
  • see first-hand how people strategy and business strategy intersect
  • work on a corporate-wide HR development project
  • run projects related to organisational development within a start-up culture.

Students who can work autonomously, are motivated and interested in developing a career involving human resource management and organisational development are strongly encouraged to apply.

The internship will take place over three months between late November 2019 and March 2020.

What's covered?

The Asia New Zealand Foundation will cover:

  • return airfares to Indonesia
  • accommodation
  • travel insurance
  • a stipend to cover living expenses.

The intern will be required to contribute NZ$500 towards their living expenses.

The Foundation and Gojek will assist with identifying suitable accommodation to ensure the intern lives appropriately during their internship, and will provide an additional small stipend.  

The Asia New Zealand Foundation and Gojek will jointly deliver pastoral care and introduce the intern to public and private sector networks in Jakarta.


Applicants must be:

  • New Zealand citizens or permanent residents
  • in good health
  • due to complete at least two years of tertiary study by November 2019
  • adaptable, mature, resilient and able to work autonomously
  • willing to experience an Indonesian working environment and culture industry
  • aspiring to develop their capacity for working in cross-cultural environments.

Ideal candidates will have a passion for technology, business and Asia and will have an interest in how the right people strategy can support business growth.

Terms and conditions

Applicants should be willing to:

  • take out appropriate travel insurance (subsidised by the Foundation)
  • contribute $500 to their living costs while offshore
  • contribute a 600-word article with photographs for the Foundation’s website while offshore
  • write a final three-page report evaluating the internship experience
  • participate in Foundation professional development activities and networking events after they return from Indonesia.

Successful applicants will be required to agree to the standard terms and conditions for Asia New Zealand Foundation funding recipients.

Reporting requirements

Foundation interns are expected to provide two reports (web article and final report) on their experience, and to seek opportunities to share their experience on their return to New Zealand, and to remain engaged with the Asia New Zealand Foundation. Sharing your experience with others is an important part of this initiative as it enlightens others about developments in Asia. 

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

Applications have closed for this opportunity. Check this page in early 2020 for information on the next application round.


For more information phone 09 369 5014.