Tupu Tek is a new summer internship programme for Pacific tech students sponsored by tech industry employers, Summer of Tech (SoT) and the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.
‘Tupu’ is a Polynesian word meaning ‘grow’ and ‘tek’ is a Melanesian pidgin term referring to technology, the name of the programme points to our joint aspiration of growing the tech sector through supporting more Pacific people to gain useful work experience and skills development within a tech sector workplace setting.
Pacific students interested in a tech internship can register for Tupu Tek here. Tupu Tek is a great way for Pacific students to be supported to explore the tech profession through hands on work experience.
Employers can register for Tupu Tek here. You will be provided with support to attract and engage Pacific interns as well as support to build more inclusive work environments.