Master of Analytics projects: industry partner information

Partner with AUT Master of Analytics students on industry-based projects and you have access to fresh ideas and additional resources.

Project details

  • Master of Analytics students complete an industry-based project in their final semester
  • 600 hours of work per student
  • Full-time students work on-site at an organisation for 15 weeks (one semester)
  • Part-time students work on or off-site for approximately 30 weeks (two semesters)
  • Individual and team projects available

Contact us for more information about the projects and to receive a sponsor brochure with more details.

Benefits for project sponsors

  • Additional resources for solving specific analytics problems
  • Access to a pool of talented analytics students you could hire for future job openings
  • Opportunity to have a talented student tackle an analytics problem you don’t have time to take on

Key responsibilities of project sponsors

  • Submit an initial project proposal
  • Meet with the AUT student(s) and supervisor in the week before semester starts
  • Facilitate the onboarding process for students prior to the start of semester
  • Be available to meet with student in week 1 of semester
  • Provide a space on-site at the sponsor organisation for the student(s) to work for the duration of the project
  • Ensure that data (if required) is available in week 1 of the project
  • Nominate a key contact at the organisation who can provide day-to-day support to the student(s)

Submitting a project proposal

Key dates - Semester 1, 2019

  • Sponsors proposals due: 11 January 2019
  • Project allocations confirmed: 15 February 2019
  • Pre-project meetings with student, sponsor and AUT supervisor: 18 – 22 February 2019
  • Project starts: 25 February 2019
  • Project ends (full-time students): 21 June 2019
  • Project ends (part-time students): 8 November 2019

Key dates - Semester 2, 2019

  • Sponsors proposals due: 3 May 2019
  • Project allocations confirmed: 28 June 2019
  • Pre-project meetings with student, sponsor and AUT supervisor: 8– 12 July 2019
  • Project starts: 15 July 2019
  • Project ends (full-time students): 8 November 2019
  • Project ends (part-time students): by negotiation

Contact us

Dr Sarah Marshall
Master of Analytics Industry Liaison
sarah.marshall@aut.ac.nz

Submit a project