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Summer of Tech partnership for IT interns

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This article was published on 16 August 2019

Callaghan Innovation partners with Summer of Tech to connect more businesses with skilled student R&D talent. 

We have teamed up with Summer of Tech to help businesses source well-trained, highly skilled students or new graduates for R&D internships. 

Registering on the Summer of Tech site is normally $500+GST, but Callaghan Innovation R&D Experience Grant recipients can now register for free. Once registered, businesses will be able to use Summer of Tech's powerful skills-based search to find an intern from 3,000+ tertiary students and graduates throughout New Zealand with backgrounds in software and app development, testing, design, business analysis, data science/analytics, HR, marketing, and more.

To claim your free registration email or register directly at and let them know you’re an R&D Experience Grant recipient in the ‘Anything you want to tell us?’ comments box. 

Summer of Tech will charge a $1250+GST success fee on intern placements, but with 83% of employers choosing to keep their interns it’s a great investment in the future of your business.

If you haven’t secured your R&D Experience Grant for 2019/2020 – be quick! Applications close at midday on Friday 6 September. 

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