Many Taranaki companies, government departments and local councils offer internships over summer.
It is worth contacting places where you are interested in working to see what options there may be. This site has Taranaki listings and includes some student case studies, and videos so you can get an idea of what to expect.
Local tertiary providers WITT and the Pacific International Hotel Management School have many courses that offer internships as part of their training.
Indeed and Student Job Search list summer jobs, including internships (see below).
For those interested in the Energy Sector, Energy Skills coordinates career days and internship opportunities for interested students.
Summer of Tech is a paid internships programme for the digital and IT sector.
Venture Taranaki partners with Callaghan Innovation and local enterprises to offer student internships. Check out this video that celebrates this programme.
Visit Callaghan Innovation if you are an employer or student interested in Callaghan's innovation scholarships.