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BIG FAN announces Internships for 2024

Story Published Tuesday 23 January 2024

BIG FAN Internships serve as a foundation for nurturing the talents of aspiring industry practitioners, creating pathways into the music industry. Our mission? Provide equal paid opportunities for valuable work experience to anyone keen to learn and step into the industry. There are three placements available across BIG FAN – Studio Administrator, Venue Administrator and Programme Administrator – each offering up to100 hours over the 8-weeks, committed to the living wage.

BIG FAN Internships provides rare employment opportunities and hands-on training at an entry level, in an industry which is hard to get your foot in the door. The goal is for the interns to learn on the job, expand their professional networks and to help kickstart their careers in the industry.

BIG FAN is offering a total of 12 paid internship placements throughout 2024. These will be run over 4 intakes of 3 positions for each intake. There are roles across all areas of BIG FAN – Studios, Venue and Programmes, and the interns will each receive 100 hours of paid work over 8-weeks.


  • Three paid internship placements across BIG FAN (Studio Administrator, Venue Administrator, and Programme Administrator.)
  • Work experience, hands-on training, mentoring, and networking opportunities.
  • Up to 100 hours over the 8-week period
  • Payment of living wage at $26.00 per hour


8-week period from 4 March to 28 April 2024

Applications Open: Tuesday 23 January 10am
Applications Close: Sunday 4 February 10pm


  • New Zealand citizens and residents
  • Lives in Tāmaki Makaurau
  • Aged 18+ by the start of the intake
  • Available for the full 100 hours across the 8-weeks
  • No prior experience required

Learn more and apply on the BIG FAN website.