Intern | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Attachments:|| Summer Intern position description 2022.pdf (PDF, 216KB)
|Application Close Date:||31-Aug-2022|
Summer Internship, Waitangi Tribunal Unit - Wellington
We are looking for hardworking, talented and motivated people to join us as interns over the summer period.
- Multiple full-time positions available
- Utilise and develop your understanding of Tikanga and Mātauranga Māori
- Gain government experience and exposure to the Waitangi Tribunal
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
Through this role in the unit, you will gain insight into the work of the Waitangi Tribunal, the Ministry of Justice and the wider public service. You will have the opportunity to support experienced staff across our Research Services, Inquiry Facilitation, Report Writing, and Claims and Registry teams.
The internships are from November 2022 to February 2023. The internships are paid, and the exact start and finish dates are flexible. The positions are full-time and based in Wellington.
We are keen to receive applicationsfrom those with a tertiary qualification or those close to completing a tertiary qualification. In particular, we are seeking those studying History, Indigenous Studies, Māori Studies, Law or Policy, although other disciplines are also considered.
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful in the role you would be able to demonstrate the following either through your studies, work history, or a combination of both:
- An understanding of Tikanga and Mātauranga Māori and a knowledge of Te Reo
- Knowledge of Treaty of Waitangi issues, both historical and contemporary
- Ability to prioritise work and effectively self-manage
- Professionalism in your work behaviours and the quality of your work
- Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills
Mō te tīma/About our Team
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
The Waitangi Tribunal Unit is a business unit of the Ministry of Justice. It provides a comprehensive range of services to the Waitangi Tribunal, a permanent commission of inquiry that inquiries into and reports on claims submitted by Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975. We are a great team of talented staff who are passionate about the Tribunal's work and the needs of the claimant communities.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
Tono mai/How to Apply
To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.
Applications close on: 31 August 2022
Our Ministry's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its employees. We have a comprehensive range of health and safety protocols already in place across all our worksites to help keep our people safe from the effects of COVID-19. We strongly encourage and support all our people to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Our current policy position is that vaccination is not a prerequisite for employment. However, while employed by Te Tāhū you will be bound by all policies, procedures and rules which are in effect at the time. This includes any future changes to our vaccination requirements.
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