We're thinkers, creators and problem solvers and we're here to help.

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Our students are innovators, thinkers and budding entrepreneurs, who would jump at the opportunity to help you overcome business challenges and test new ideas.

The University of Auckland Business School manages national and international internship programmes, and helps connect organisations to students who can help with one-off projects.

Looking for new solutions to your business problems?

Brendon Potter

Student Development and Engagement Manager

Business School

+64 (09) 923-2537

b.potter@auckland.ac.nz

Student examining his detailed model made from skewers

Looking for new solutions to your business problems?

Our students are innovators, thinkers and budding entrepreneurs, who would jump at the opportunity to help you overcome business challenges and test new ideas.

The University of Auckland Business School manages national and international internship programs, and helps connect organisations to students who can help with one-off projects.

Brendon Potter

Student Development and Engagement Manager

Business School

+64 (09) 923-2537

b.potter@auckland.ac.nz

Need bright sparks to join your team?

Snap up talented students before they graduate, with the help of our Career Development and Employability Services Department.

We help you build a talent pipeline, and at the same time provide our graduates work experience. You can connect with students through our regular expos and workshops, and by listing your employer profile on our job board.

Students taking samples of earth for testing

Catherine Stephens

Manager

Career Development and Employability Services

+64 (09) 923-9538

c.stephens@auckland.ac.nz

Students taking samples of earth for testing

Need bright sparks to join your team?

Snap up talented students before they graduate, with the help of our Career Development and Employability Services Department.

We help you build a talent pipeline, and at the same time provide our graduates work experience. You can connect with students through our regular expos and workshops, and by listing your employer profile on our job board.

Catherine Stephens

Manager, Career Development and Employability Services

+64 (09) 923-9538

c.stephens@auckland.ac.nz

Return on science document

Return On Science, run through Auckland UniServices, aims to increase the quantity and quality of commercial opportunities arising from research and development in New Zealand. The programme can evaluate the commercial viability of your IP, lend independent critical advice, and explore the potential for third-party investment.

It’s open to all research and development organisations (from universities, to District Health Boards, government-funded research agencies, private enterprise, inventors and entrepreneurs) and focuses on four specific sectors; Biotech and Life Sciences, Agritech and Foodtech, Physical Sciences, and ICT. A Māori engagement strategy provides advice for projects that involve Māori cultural assets or impact Māori.

Want to increase the value of your intellectual property?

Will Charles

Executive Director – Commercialisation

Auckland UniServices

+64 (0) 21-653-020

w.charles@auckland.ac.nz

Return on science document

Want to increase the value of your intellectual property?

Return on Science, run through Auckland Uniservices, aims to increase the quantity and quality of commercial opportunities arising from research and development in New Zealand. The programme can evaluate the commercial viability of your IP, lend independent critical advice, and explore the potential for third-party investment.

It’s open to all research and development organisations (from universities, to District Health Boards, government-funded research agencies, private enterprise, inventors and entrepreneurs) and focuses on four specific sectors; Biotech and Life Sciences, Agritech and Foodtech, Physical Sciences, and ICT. A Māori engagement strategy provides advice for projects that involve Māori cultural assets or impact Māori.

Will Charles

Executive Director – Commercialisation

Auckland UniServices

+64 (0) 21-653-020

w.charles@auckland.ac.nz

Looking to improve the depth and success of your research?

We have more than 2000 expert researchers on hand, specialising in 100’s of areas, who can help you strengthen the competitiveness of your organisation’s knowledge.

We can also help you commercialise your research through our knowledge transfer company, Auckland UniServices.

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Kerry Price

Executive Director

Government and Industry (New Zealand and the Pacific)

Auckland UniServices

+64 (09) 923-6567

k.price@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Lisbeth Jacobs

Executive Director

International (inclusive Australia)

Auckland UniServices

+64 (09) 923 8761

l.jacobs@auckland.ac.nz

Student and mentor measuring excavation. Third person using geo-spacial survey device

Looking to improve the depth and success of your research?

We have more than 2000 expert researchers on hand, specialising in more than 100 areas, who can help you strengthen the competitiveness of your organisation’s knowledge.

We can also help you commercialise your research through our knowledge transfer company, Auckland UniServices.

Kerry Price

Executive Director

Government and Industry (New Zealand and the Pacific)

Auckland UniServices

+64 (09) 923-6567

k.price@auckland.ac.nz

Lisbeth Jacobs

Executive Director

International (inclusive Australia)

Auckland UniServices

+64 (09) 923 8761

l.jacobs@auckland.ac.nz

Student observing weather patterns on multiple large screens

We welcome businesses and teams to move near, or locate within, one of our campuses, and enjoy direct access to our people, research and specialist equipment.

For example, our Newmarket Campus sits within an innovation hub that connects businesses and the community to the best research and development facilities in New Zealand.

Would you like to be closer to our experts and facilities?

Enrico Tronchin

Newmarket Innovation Precinct Manager

Newmarket Campus

+64 (0) 21-419-973

e.tronchin@auckland.ac.nz

Student observing weather patterns on multiple large screens

Would you like to be closer to our experts and facilities?

We welcome businesses and teams to move near, or even within, one of our campuses, and enjoy direct access to our people, research and specialist equipment.

For example, our Newmarket Campus sits within an innovation hub that connects businesses and the community to the best research and development facilities in New Zealand.

Enrico Tronchin

Newmarket Innovation Precinct Manager, Newmarket Campus

+64-21-419973

e.tronchin@auckland.ac.nz

Aspiring to become a better leader or entrepreneur?

Discover a wide range of leadership and professional development courses as well as Masters programmes through our Business School, as well as the New Zealand Leadership Institute.

Courses for teams and organisations can be customised to focus on specific areas.

people talking at a desk

Cindy Bradley

Director

Executive Education, Graduate School of Management

+64 (0) 21-245-1096

cj.bradley@auckland.ac.nz

people talking at a desk

Aspiring to become a better leader or entrepreneur?

Discover a wide range of leadership and professional development courses as well as Masters programmes through our Business School, as well as the New Zealand Leadership Institute.

Courses for teams and organisations can be customised to focus on specific areas.

Cindy Bradley

Director

Executive Education, Graduate School of Management

+64 (0) 21-245-1096

cj.bradley@auckland.ac.nz

If you’re ready to make a start or have a question, one of our team will be happy to help.