Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) online internship

This opportunity is for two tertiary students to join a team assisting IT services, consulting and business solutions company Tata Consultancy Services with their customer relationships.

Applicants must currently be undertaking undergraduate or postgraduate study in information technology or computer science and intending to continue full-time study.

The interns will be provided an opportunity to:

  • understand how Tata Consultancy Services provides solutions to customers in the banking industry
  • build their knowledge of how business requirements translate into technology needs and how to incorporate data into business decisions.

These are virtual/online internships, but the interns may have opportunity to visit the TCS office in New Zealand.

The 2022 application round has closed

About TCS

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is a global IT leader headquartered in India and among the top 10 technology firms in the world. It employs over 500,000 of the world’s best-trained IT professional spread across 46 countries. TCS is part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate. 

About the internship

The successful applicants will have the opportunity to collaborate in a diverse team, with experienced IT consultants in New Zealand, as well as virtually with India to support the delivery of programmes across three areas:

  • data/business analysis
  • technical analysis 
  • automation development

Interns will have the opportunity to learn cloud technology, work on customer sites alongside TCS, utilise Excel skills, learn how to consult and engage with customers, and work with offshore teams.

While completing the internship, you will gain an understanding of Tata Consultancy Services - its structure, how projects and teams are organised to achieve goals, and the different ways your degree can be applied in the workplace.

Assisted by a mentor, the internship placement will enable you to build on your existing skills and contribute productively to a project or series of activities during the placement.

The internships will take place over eight weeks between December and February.

Management of the programme

The Asia New Zealand Foundation and TCS will jointly deliver pastoral care and support professional development in cultural competency.


Applicants must be:

  • New Zealand citizens or hold permanent resident status
  • in good health
  • studying (preferred Information Technology or Computer Science) graduate or post graduate level, and intending to continue full-time study
  • adaptable, mature, reliable and resilient
  • interested in pursuing a career involving India and the wider Asian region.

Ideal candidates will have a pre-existing interest in the national culture of India and aspire to develop their capacity for working in cross-cultural environments.

What's covered

These are paid internships. Laptops will also be provided during the internship programme.

Terms and conditions

The successful applicant will be required to the standard Terms and Conditions for Asia New Zealand Foundation funding recipients.

Reporting requirements

Interns are expected to write a 600-word article (with accompanying photos) on their internship that will appear on the Foundation’s website (to be submitted during the internship) and write a final three-page report evaluating the internship experience at the end of the programme.

Interns are also encouraged to share their internship experience, and to remain engaged with the Foundation. Sharing your experience with others is an important part of this initiative as it enlightens others about developments in Asia.

How to apply

The 2022 application round has closed. Information on the 2023 round will be made available mid 2023 and promoted through various channels. 

Key dates

  • Applications close 5pm, Monday 7 November 2022.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be notified by mid November 2022.
  • Short-listed applicants will be invited to an in-person or online panel interview to select the successful candidate.
  • The successful candidate will be advised by the end of November 2022.
  • All selected interns will be supported to attend a group induction day in Auckland in November 2022.


If you have a question about the internships, first check Frequently Asked Questions page and if your question is not answered there, please email the Foundation's project coordinator internships BoBae Wilson: [email protected]