Early in careers - Foreign Policy Officer opportunities

Let us introduce you to the world of policy, and we’ll show you how you can make a difference for Aotearoa's place in the world.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade runs an annual Policy Officer intake - check out our video on what we do and how to apply.

Apply for Early in Careers Policy Officer Roles

Applications for the 2025 Early in Careers Foreign Policy intake will open in the second half of the year. If you are interested in hearing more about these opportunities please email graduate.recuitment@mfat.govt.nz in the first instance. Answers to many common questions can be found on the pages below.

We will be updating these pages regularly once applications go live so please keep checking in and watch this space!

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Got some questions?

Email us at: graduaterecruitment@mfat.govt.nz or call 021 650 475 to talk to a human.

For info and updates on our next intake keep an eye on our website and register for job alerts here: Career Opportunities: Sign In (successfactors.com)(external link)

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to connecting with you once applications open.


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