If you are looking for a serious internship, and have relevant background in the field, we should be able to arrange just what you're looking for. We can't describe all the possibilities waiting for you. Here are a few examples, followed by a comprehensive list of fields that are available to the qualified applicant.
Interns entering an internship in Finance/Accounting/Economics will have the chance to experience the financial operations of a bank or of a busy company dealing in the products and/or services sectors. Typical intern’s tasks include processing of purchase orders for payment, payroll duties, income audit and analysis, issuing of payments and processing of invoices. May also include developing client & portfolio profitability models and duties such as data gathering, and liaising with other departments such as IT and sales.
Past interns have worked with builders, architects, civil/geotechnical and environmental consulting services, government agencies and more.
Past interns have been involved with digitizing collections, working with media to support the design and delivery of collections. Duties vary depending on current projects at museums.
Here's just one example of a past internship: Small vessel use in Manukau and Waitemata Harbours for the collection of biological samples by way of core and grab sampling devices. SCUBA and snorkeling, pending appropriate dive certification. Sample processing and sorting to assist postgraduate researchers. Faunal and floral inventory in series of intertidal surveys extending from Tauranga to Whangarei. Assistance with cephalopod (octopus and squid) aquaculture, including field collection of food, culture maintenance, developmental and behavioral studies. Illustration for the purposes of invertebrate guide preparation. Assisting postgraduate students in the months leading towards completion of their theses. Sorting of whale stomach contents for the purposes of dietary determination.
Here is a comprehensive list of areas where interns have been placed. Any interest you? Let us know, we may have some descriptions that we can send you.