Application process for the Comms Council Graduate Programme 2020

Posted 12 December 2016.

Applications are NOW CLOSED.

Applicants Must:

• Not be fully employed or paid by an advertising or communications agency in a full-time capacity

• Possess a university degree in any discipline – ensure you have completed your degree less than a year ago or you will graduate in time to commence an internship in February 2020.

The Comms Council will now accept applications from international students who are currently studying in New Zealand and who have a minimum 2 year work visa, with the right to live and work in New Zealand. The applicant must also possess a New Zealand university degree in any discipline which has been completed less than a year ago or who will graduate in time to commence a graduate position in February 2020. Agencies will be advised of any international students who apply and are shortlisted under this criteria.


A covering letter which includes a personal statement, a head shot photo that is 300H x 300W pixels and answers the following questions:

• Why do you want to get into advertising?

• Name ads you are familiar with and what interests you about them?

• What is unique about you?

• What do you do well?

• What don’t you do well?

Your CV - no longer than 4 pages. Please supply your CV including University subjects, qualifications, and years.

In your covering letter and CV please clearly include your email address, mobile number, one other contact number and which University you graduated from. Word documents only.

Email Subject Heading:

Application Comms Council Graduate Programme 2020 – insert your name

Submit your CV and covering letter to

Applications for 2020 are NOW CLOSED.

Please click here for more information on our graduate programme