Josh interned at Motu during summer 2011/12. He worked on two projects during this time. Half of his time was spent writing a conceptual paper under the supervision of Suzi Kerr, exploring how economists value the environment. Josh presented the paper at the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society conference in Sydney in January 2012. The other half of Josh's summer at Motu was spent working on a communication project regarding Motu's agricultural greenhouse gas emissions research.
Josh completed his LLB (Hons) / BA at the University of Otago in 2014 and is currently employed as a judges' clerk at the Supreme Court of New Zealand.