EECA Graduate Programme

Wellington based
18 months fixed term
Two graduate positions available

Who we are

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is a government agency whose purpose is to mobilise New Zealanders to be world leaders in clean and clever energy use. 

How we make a difference

EECA’s work helps to unlock many benefits for New Zealand, such as:

  • Reducing carbon emissions, to support New Zealand’s climate change commitments
  • Improving business productivity and competitiveness
  • Improving people’s health due to warmer, drier homes
  • Saving people money by helping them be more energy efficient at home and on the road

About the programme

  • Two graduate positions available
  • 18 months fixed term
  • Wellington based
  • Provides the opportunity to work across different teams at EECA on varied projects
  • Starting salary circa $50,000-$54,000 with 6 monthly reviews

Who we are looking for

  • Recent graduates, who have not had significant work experience and are available to work from February- March 2019
  • Bachelors or Masters Degrees
  • We are open to degree types, but are especially keen to see degrees with either a research and analytical focus, or finance, engineering and energy management.
  • Attributes we are looking for are: collaborative working style, adaptability, excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as problem solving and time management skills.

What we can offer you  

  • The opportunity to contribute to EECA’s work programme while gaining a range of skills and experience across the organisation.
  • A dedicated mentor to help structure and guide your development throughout the programme
  • Working within a key sector undergoing substantial change and with people who are committed to EECA’s purpose.

How to apply

Submit your CV (max 2 pages) and academic transcript along with your cover letter (max 2 pages) to
Your cover letter should tell us why you want to take up this opportunity, your achievements outside of academic study along with your career aspirations.
Applications close 28th January 2019.