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Enterprise and partnerships

Consultancy and research expertise to help your business grow

If you are in industry or government and want to access the business services, technology, research or education expertise at Massey University, make us your first point of call. We bring practice and theory together to give you solutions for the big issues in your business.

Services and opportunities for organisations

Assistance for startups

The e-centre offers programmes for business to help connect you to networks and fast-forward your business plan. Offers entrepreneurship coaching and co-working space for start-ups.

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Consultancy and commissioning research

Whether you need research to identify the opportunities or issues in your business or industry, or help with planning or implementation of business strategy, Massey University has the expertise to help your business.

We can tap into expertise across the university - offering multidisciplinary commercial research and consultancy services.

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Consumer Insights Ltd

Consumer Insights Ltd offers tailored market research and consultancy. A spin-off company from Massey, their services include market scoping including qualitative and quantitative methods, and they are able to produce brand attribute maps, choice modelling and pre-launch forecasting. Walk-around immersive virtual reality is also available to test store layouts, shelf placement, category management, and pack design.

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Facilitating and hosting events

We have expertise in facilitation of meetings and events, and we have a number of venues of varying sizes on our campuses. Talk to us for your next seminar, conference or networking event.

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Hire an intern

If you would like a fresh, new approach to your business or help completing a short-term project that you may not have the time or flexibility to undertake yourself, hiring an intern is a great option.

Interns are capable of working at professional entry level. At the end of their internship, students produce a report that is made available to your organisation, often delivering great insights. See our full list of internships and contacts below.

Scholarships and prizes

At Massey we regularly recognise our top achieving students with academic prizes. We are also always looking for ways we can financially help our students complete their studies. If you are interested in giving a helping hand to our best and brightest and those that need help most - get in touch with us.

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Hire an intern

If you would like a fresh, new approach to your business or help completing a short-term project that you may not have the time or flexibility to undertake yourself, hiring an intern is a great option.

Interns are capable of working at professional entry level and can produce valuable insights for your organisation.

Internships and work placements

    Aviation Management Internship

    The Massey Bachelor of Aviation Management degree’s industry internship enables students to combine their university studies with work experience in any area of the aviation industry.

    Students complete a 12 week internship with an aviation industry organisation. Completed projects include airport safety research, assistance to create a new cargo airline, analysis of crew scheduling and improvement of On Time Performance for a low cost international airline.

    Contact Anke Smith

    Business Internship

    The Business Internship is available to high-achieving undergraduate business students in their final year. Students will complete 180 hours in the workplace over two semesters (timing negotiated between the student and organisation). Past students have undertaken a wide range of projects including software systems implementation, marketing planning, social media initiatives and operational analyses.


    Communication Internship

    The Communication Internship is available to high-achieving Bachelor of Communication students in their third year. The internship gives our students great real-world experience. Internships consist of 100-120 hours working on projects or a collection of communication-related activities that will support the work of the host organisation.

    Contact Claudia Silva

    Master of Advanced Leadership Practice - Social Enterprise Placement

    The MALP is a unique executive level postgraduate qualification. The programme offers students the opportunity to undertake a social enterprise placement as part of the programme. This internship partners students with a social enterprise in New Zealand in a mutually beneficial arrangement. The placement is for nine hours per month and has been notable for the positive outcomes experienced by both students and participating organisations.

    Contact Mike Fiszer

    Master of Analytics - work placement

    The Master of Analytics aims to give students experience solving real-world business problems. As part of their study, students complete a four month work placement (Nov – Feb). This allows businesses the opportunity to hire a postgraduate student trained in the rigorous analysis of big data, to help with either completing a specific analytics project, or extending the organisation's analytics capability.

    Contact Leo Paas

    Master of Business Administration - Research Project

    As part of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification students are required to produce an applied business research report. Often MBA students conduct research at their own employer, however they can look for another organisation or a different sector within which to do this work. If you have an area that would benefit from an experienced executive perspective, get in contact with us.

    Contact Patricia Bossons

    Master of Management - Professional Practice

    The Master of Management has a professional practice course as a capstone course in students' final semester. Students undertake an investigation broadly within the area of their programme major, which is completed via either an internship/practicum, applied case study or enterprise planning practice. The students prepare a professional consulting style report, and present their findings at the end of the course.

    Contact the Massey Business School

    Retail and Business Management Internship

    Completing an internship is compulsory for Bachelor of Retail and Business Management students. They are also available to selected students interested in retail and the broader service sector. As part of the internships, students are expected to critically reflect on their internship experiences and their host organisation’s product offerings and the markets they serve, as well as producing operational and strategic analyses in the form of consultancy reports.

    Contact John Murray

    Sport management practicums

    Massey University’s Bachelor of Sport Management students complete two practicums: a 30-hour Sport Management Mini-Practicum (second year) and a 180-hour capstone Sport Management Practicum (third year). This helps students gain hands-on experience and develop the specialised sport management knowledge and skills they need when they join the workforce.

    Massey sport management students can lead or partake in industry projects related to events, social media, marketing, sponsorship or general sport management. They can also take part in staff and planning meetings, budget discussions, sponsor liaisons, debriefs, etc.

    Contact Trish Bradbury

    What our partners say


      "MYOB has a great partnership with the Massey Business School to help their students succeed. They are always looking to work with industry to give their students opportunities to apply what they are learning in the lecture hall. We are also involved in a number of initiatives to help secondary school students with them such as Business Boot Camp and for New Zealand businesses with their Big Issues in Business Series. These are just two more examples of how Massey helps the wider community, and work with companies like MYOB to provide them."

      Shailan Patel, Education Manager NZ, MYOB


      "Massey University and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) have partnered together for the past four years, engaging with high school and university students to promote becoming a Chartered Accountant. Massey’s focus on collaboration, and innovative perspective align with CA ANZ’s passion of developing the next generation of difference-makers."

      Natalie Faidley, Careers Engagement Manager, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

      Grow North

      Massey University, Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) and BNZ are working together to develop a smart innovation district in Auckland North. The leaders have brought together a group representing school principals, academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, accelerating businesses, mature industry, local body, investors and business groups.

      Grow North

      Our partners

      The Massey Business School has a large number of business partners who already provide placements for interns, fund Dean’s Chairs, research grants, scholarships and prizes, and we have worked with many more in the past.

      Our partners

      Executive education and short courses

      Whether you are looking to learn about the latest trends in management and business, improve your career prospects by gaining new management and leadership skills, or join a new industry, Massey offers a number of professional qualifications as well as short courses and bespoke training.

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      About the Massey Business School

      The Massey Business School is one of New Zealand’s leading and largest business schools and is ranked in the top 2% globally.

      Massey Business School

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