We have a young, dynamic and friendly team of managers, marketers, HR staff, designers and copywriters. Learn more about the great members that make up our awesome team.
As a co-founder, Ronald is responsible for the vision and direction of the company . His main focus is new ideas and business opportunities. Prior to founding New Zealand Internships he managed several restaurants in Europe. In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer and tennis.
MarcelGlobal Account Director
Marcel is responsible for liaising with business contacts, as well as the strategic planning , marketing and sales. He attends many industry events in a speaking and observing capacity. He uses his multi-lingual skills to handle part of our overseas operations.
MarshaPA to Ronald & Marcel
Marsha ensures everything is running smoothly in the office,
assisting both the Directors with travel, meetings, conference arrangements and keeping them where they need to, be when they need to be there. She arrived in New Zealand from the UK just over a year ago and loves the laid back culture and sunshine
Laura is one of our in-house managers. As managing is her passion, she likes to guide the team with planning and presenting fresh ideas for our companies development. Around here, we often describe Laura as “Ronald’s right hand”.
Nicholas is a born and raised “Kiwi”. He is responsible for a screening applicants and overseeing all details related to an interns pre-departure and in-country affairs. He likes to meet our interns and hear their stories about their great time in New Zealand and is often present on our tours and activities.
Sandrine is in charge of executing day-to-day digital operations. She focuses on the digital growth of the French market and assists with online booking of trips. She also helps streamline and improve processes, looking for ways to automate tasks, so that the team can get more done.
Anneke is the contact person for interns in continental Europe. You can find her at exhibitions and information days. She will be able to tell you about an internship down under and is always ready to answer your questions.
An HR whiz, Pia pre-screens our applicants and helps with the process of placing our many interns in companies all over New Zealand, making sure everyone gets the best internship to meet their requirements. She also makes sure that they are well prepared for their upcoming internship.
Lucile is our Frenchie in the office and responsible for our French social medias and French speaking candidates. She assist them from the very beginning until the end of their placements.
CarenOnline Marketing & Events
Caren has recently finished her Masters degree and is our online marketing expert! On a daily basis she analyses our social media and comes up with new strategies, as well as designing content and coming up with new ideas to improve our online presence. Besides this she organises all the social events for our interns in Auckland, making sure everyone is included and kept up to date with activities
Jannik maintains many of the administrative matters for our New Zealand Internships customers. He also ensures that everyone gets an appropriate internship and leaves well-prepared for New Zealand. In addition, he enjoys organising social events for our interns in Auckland.
NinaRosaResearch / PR / Copywriting
Nina Rosa has come from a six-month Internship in Australia and was so in love with the laidback culture that she decided to return but this time to New Zealand. She has written her thesis on media and PR. Finally, she is the copywriter/designer for much of our international content.