We had over 3,000 students registered on the SoT website, with 1,500+ completing their profiles, so being “available” for summer internships. (NOTE: we had a grand total of 177 internship placements, but the demographics info below was generated off a subset of 166 of these confirmed during Offers Week).
We had over 3,000 students registered on the SoT website, with 1,500+ completing their profiles, so being “available” for summer internships.
Note: we had a grand total of 177 internship placements, but the demographics info below was generated off a subset of 166 of these confirmed during Offers Week.
We ran over 100 bootcamps in 3 cities between March & August 2016. Industry volunteers upskilled students in professional and technical skills, software development, design, software testing, agile, security, front end, DevOps & data topics, as well as field trips, hackfests & networking events with employers.
Team Double Knot
Interns were hosted in paid summer jobs in Wellington, Auckland, Tauranga, Palmerston North and Christchurch during SoT2016
Here’s the gender breakdown for candidates & interns in SoT2016. (Note: 1% of candidates selected non-binary or “prefer not to disclose”)
Internship roles for Summer of Tech 2016. We had an increase in DevOps and Security roles this year, as well as a continuation of the demand for software testers we saw emerging in 2014.
Students studying at any tertiary in NZ are eligible to register for SoT, this is a breakdown students hired for 2016 internships, by school.
Here’s a summary of the hourly wages for 2016 interns.
Students at any stage of a tertiary qualification are eligible for SoT. Here’s a breakdown of students hired for 2016 internships, by year of study.
…to our incredible, awesome, generous sponsors & partners! We are so grateful for your support, we couldn’t run this programme without you.
Thank YOU, too!
…to our amazing volunteers & crew who made Summer of Tech 2016 our biggest ever! Since these reports were completed, we made an additional 11 intern placements, so a total of 177 internships were completed during SoT2016.
For stories about some of the interns in the Class of SoT2016, check out this post.