Apprent-ICE 2016

Are you an aspiring leader who’s about to complete (or has recently completed) your carpentry apprenticeship? Want to work on the world’s southern-most build for 3 months in 2016? You’ll never have to go far to chill your beer!

We are looking for a candidate who understands best-practice building methods and has an attitude that reflects the leadership style required during the toughest of challenges. If this is you, apply now!

This is a unique opportunity to experience living and working at New Zealand’s permanent research station as part of the Hillary Field Centre Project team in Antarctica.

This is an unpaid professional and personal development opportunity which will begin in February and conclude in April 2016 based at Scott Base in Antarctica.

You’ll get to:

  • work alongside other qualified tradespeople who are undertaking Phase 2 of the Hillary Field Centre redevelopment project; and
  • support Antarctica New Zealand’s outreach programme by writing a blog about your experience.

You’ll need to undergo a medical examination and undertake a criminal record check as part of the application process.

Selection for interview will be based on your application.

NOTE: There is a very short time frame available to apply for this opportunity - applications close 27 November 2016.

Find out more

Read Antarctica NZ’s Press Release about this opportunity

APPLY NOW - for this once-in-a-lifetime experience

The Apprent-ICE is a scholarship partnership that is designed to enhance awareness of the building industry about Antarctica, environmental considerations that inform projects and the interdependent relationships required to work in one of the harshest environments in the planet.

This opportunity is facilitated by Antarctica New Zealand with the support of Certified Builders Association, BCITO and ITAB.Apprent-ICE 2016

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