Internships at McConnell Dowell

When you join us over the summer (usually November - February), you get three months of hands-on, practical experience that will look great on your CV. The added bonus is that if you like us and we like your working style, it is possible that you will receive an offer for a graduate job with us.

Who are we

McConnell Dowell is the Creative Construction Company for customers who want to build better communities through safe, smart, efficient infrastructure. For the past 60 years, we have built thousands of quality assets for our customers and communities across New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, Australia, and South East Asia.

Our purpose of ‘providing a better life’ and values – Safety & Care; Honesty & Integrity; Customer Focus’ Performance Excellence and; Working Together – are part of our identify and help to attract the best and brightest in our field. Our culture is founded on expertise, creativity and progressive thinking.

New Zealand and Pacific projects include the 36th America’s Cup delivered by the Wynyard Edge Alliance, the Army Bay Ocean Outfall, Mangere Biological Nutrient Removal Upgrade, and the Puhinui Station Interchange.

McConnell Dowell is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, who actively embraces a culture and workplace that is diverse and reflective of the communities and geographic environs we serve.


Our Graduate Pathway


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