Summer Government Internship Opportunities

Interns provide various government agencies with excellent support, creative ideas and a fresh look at issues we are exploring.  The role is designed to have a development focus and will provide learning opportunities to build an understanding of the work and give you foundations to lead a successful career in the public service. 

You will be exposed to a wide range of issues through applying transferable, core skills.  This means you may work on a variety of issues to give you exposure to a breadth of tasks and subject areas.  

Most Government Agencies offer internships for University students, however the application timing varies from one agency to the next.

Government Agency  Applications close
Ministry for the Environment (external site)  Closed
Te Puni Kōkiri (external site)  Closed
The Treasury (external site)  Friday 7 October
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (external site)  Closed
Analytics and Government Research (external site)  Closed
Government Health and Safety Lead (external site)  Closed