Summer Intern - Local Government Commission at Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Type: Fixed Term until February 2024
Hours: Full time
Business Group: Local Government Commission
Branch: Enterprise Partnerships
Salary: $54,080 per annum (pro-rated)
Multiple summer internship opportunities
- Are you interested in governance, democracy and local government?
- Do you want to join a small team of smart, committed people who do interesting work for New Zealand
The Local Government Commission is an independent body established by legislation and its main roles are to promote good local government, make decisions on the structure of local authorities and their electoral representation. The Commission is hosted by the Department of Internal Affairs. The people who make up the Commission are based across the country and much of our work is conducted virtually so you may be located anywhere in New Zealand. However, travel for some in-person engagements is required.
We are calling out to all tertiary students who have completed their second year of study who would like to gain experience within one of New Zealand's largest government agencies.
The Department of I'nternal Affairs / Te Tari Taiwhenua (DIA) is all about serving and connecting people, communities, and government to build a prosperous and respected nation - helping to make Aotearoa better for New Zealanders. We are recognized leaders in public services and are known for being innovative, trusted and progressive.
We serve a diverse and exciting community, and we take pride in the work we do to deliver our services in ways that reflect this diversity. We are interested in working with interns from all walks of life, academic disciplines, ethnic backgrounds, locations, and life experiences. We want you to share your unique perspectives and bring your whole self to work.
We have a number of exciting roles available for interns over the summer break.
The internships are in our Charities Services, Gambling, Digital Safety Group, Organisational Capability Services Branch Development and Support, Technology Services and Solutions, Strategy and Performance, Local Government Commission, Ue to Hīnātore (Local Government) Policy and Operations, Human Resources, and the Digital Public Service Planning, Performance and Support, and All of Government Service Delivery business groups.
To be considered, you will:
- Be working towards a tertiary qualification and have completed your second year of study
- Be a self-starter
- Have excellent communication skills
- Be able to start the internship in November 2023
- Be willing to learn and get involved
This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable work experience and obtain exposure to the workings of New Zealand's public sector.
A competitive salary will be offered, and you will be getting involved with 'real work' that can relate to your area of study.
Meet Our Previous Interns to see what working at Te Tari Taiwhenua could look like for you.
Te Tari Taiwhenua (DIA) will only accept one internship application per candidate so you will need to apply for the specific role you wish to be considered for and that is most relevant to your area of study.
Please include a cover letter and CV with your application.
To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we're a great place to work, click here.
Applications close: 5pm, 1 October 2023
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