Vision Maker Media is pleased to offer paid multimedia public television internships to undergraduate or graduate students. With major funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the purpose of the paid internship is to increase the opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native youth in public broadcasting. Interns can locate throughout the United States at the Public Television station—or at Vision Maker Media in Lincoln, Nebraska!

See more at

Vision Maker Media exists to serve Native producers and Indian country in partnership with public television and radio. Vision Maker Media works with Native producers to develop, produce and distribute educational telecommunications programs for all media including public television and public radio. Vision Maker Media supports training to increase the number of American Indians and Alaska Natives producing quality public broadcasting programs, which includes advocacy efforts promoting increased control and use of information technologies and the policies to support this control by American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities has a paid college internship position open with their IT section in Fairbanks. Get some experience, get paid $17-$21 and work with some completely excellent people. Deadline Jan. 27. More info here:

Senator Dan Sullivan is looking for exceptional students and recent graduates to join his team in Washington, D.C. Many of today’s best and brightest political minds began their careers in public service as interns in public relations, news organizations, and on congressional staffs, both in Alaska and the nation’s capital.

Successful candidates will receive a stipend during their internship. To learn more about this exciting opportunity to work in Senator Sullivan’s Washington, D.C. office visit or call the office at 907.271.5915. To apply, please email a current resume, cover letter, and at least one letter of recommendation to the Internship Coordinator at


Senator Dan Sullivan’s Internship Description.pdf

Senator Sullivan’s Internship Program.pdf

Fall internship opportunity – Intern will gain exposure to the overall operations of Alaska Permanent Capital Management and work with the firm’s staff on projects relating to marketing, deliverables to the client, and investment management projects.

The Indigenous Intern’s Guide to Washington, D.C. includes advice, a map of Native organizations, a listing of other D.C. Native intern programs, and information about free events throughout the summer.

The Guide is a resource for Native youth who come to Washington, D.C. for internships, conferences, or to meet with their elected officials. The Guide will be updated annually and provide the most recent ways to network and get involved while in D.C.

Click Here to Access the Intern Guide

Doyon, Limited continues to seek applicants for a diverse range of paid summer internship positions in the Fairbanks office. Specifically for Doyon shareholders, the strategically designed internship program opens a window into the operations of the Doyon Family of Companies, allowing interns to explore how a career with Doyon might support their life goals. Doyon is proud to have many current full-time employees that previously participated in the program.

Current internship opportunities include:

Administration intern: The Doyon administrative intern will report to the executive assistant to the president/CEO, and provide administrative support to Doyon staff and senior managers as needed. This internship is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain basic office skills and experience working in a fast-paced corporate setting.

Communications intern: The communications intern will report to the vice president of communications. The intern will work on projects such as creating monthly shareholder newsletter articles, managing the employee intranet, creating corporate advertisements and marketing materials, and assisting as needed to achieve communications goals. A student pursuing a degree in marketing, communications or public relations, and who has Adobe Photoshop and InDesign experience, is preferred.

Get Out the Native Vote (GOTNV) intern: The GOTNV intern will report to the village outreach liaison, and work with Tanana Chiefs Conference and Fairbanks Native Association partner staff to plan, coordinate and manage GOTNV events. The intern will prepare articles and website and social media content, and assist in designing GOTNV marketing materials. This internship is a great opportunity for someone who is campaign-driven and interested in supporting a bi-partisan effort.

IT intern: The Doyon IT intern will report to the IT network administrator. The intern will provide overall assistance and support to the IT department.

These internship opportunities require applicants to be a Doyon shareholder, be a college sophomore or higher, be in good standing, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

More opportunities may open in various Doyon companies between now and May 2019. Additional opportunities will be posted in the employment section of the Doyon website.

To view the full job descriptions of the current openings and to apply, visit For more information about the internship opportunities, contact shareholder outreach at 459-2085 (in Fairbanks), 1-888-478-4755 (toll-free) or

The CIRI Foundation Education Resources handbook contains information from selecting a school to finding an internship. It also includes hundreds of scholarship opportunities across many disciplines- the focus is on Native students, so you do not need to be affiliated with CIRI to benefit from this book.

Click HERE to download your copy now!


The Office of Trust Services is pleased to announce that they are recruiting for several Pathways internship positions working across various natural resources management programs nation-wide, including for minerals and energy and climate adaptation science. Students will also receive opportunities to raise their awareness of traditional ecological knowledge education and land-management practices in use today by Tribes.

Students can intern with the BIA, Tribe or a Tribal related program.

Click Here to view the Student Trainee (Rangeland) GS-0499-3/4 position


Please visit the below website for more information on the BIA’s OTS Pathways Internship Program at:

You are invited to view the BIA OTS Pathways Internship Program Student Alumni Handbook for 2015, 2016 and 2017

Hosting student interns

If you are interested in hosting a Pathways intern, please complete and return a Host Office Intern Request Form (also on our website) and you will be contacted.

Contact if you have any questions regarding the BIA OTS Pathways Internship Program.


ANTHC (Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium) is seeking to hire a part-time intern to support the Rural Energy Program and the National Tribal Water Center. This year-round position is 20 hours per week. Interested applicants can review the job description here. Please share this great opportunity with your iluqs (family and friends in Yup’ik) and through social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).

First Alaskans Institute Indigenous Leadership Continuum Staff will be hosting an Info Session at UAA Native Student Services (Rasmuson Hall, Room 108) on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 12-1:00 pm. Lunch & Door Prizes will be provided (see flyer attached). Shout out to 2006 alumna, Christine White (Tlingit & Haida from Sitka)! She will be sharing her internship experience during this info session.

They will also have an Info Table at the UAF Alaska Native Scholarship & Internship Fair (UAF Wood Center) on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 11 am – 4:00 pm.Following the fair, we will have an Info Table at Festival of Native Arts (see schedule attached) in Fairbanks on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 4-10:00 pm. Door Prizes (aka cool stickers, First Alaskan Magazines, flyers, info, etc.) will be provided at the table. Shout out to 2016 alum, Terrell Jones (Inupiaq from Deering)! He will be helping ILC man our table while sharing his experience as well. Please help me share the attached flyers via social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

SIP Info Session Flyer UAA Native Student Services 2.28.19.pdf

SIP Info Session Flyer UAF Alaska Native Scholarship Internship Fair 3.1.19.pdf

2019 Performance Schedule.pdf

The Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is seeking applications from American Indian/Alaska Native students for a paid summer internship. Students receive $2000 stipend and on campus housing. The deadline is March 15. More information can be found here:



First Alaskans Institute (FAI) announces our 2019 Summer Internship Program (SIP) to place Alaska Native, Native American, Indigenous and rural undergraduate and graduate students into organizations around Alaska to provide leadership growth, employment experience and cultural exploration. Continuing to build upon 15 years of proven success in developing dynamic and connected Native leaders, this one-of-a-kind experience strengthens the next generation of Indigenous leaders through a unique curriculum harmonizing Native knowledge and history, transferable business skills, and community-based advocacy training while providing hands-on experiential learning in career fields relevant to each intern’s pursuits and employer’s interests. FAI values our partnerships across the state as we seek to ensure meaningful employment opportunities for the individual interns and their employers.

Since 2004 we have placed 342 interns in over 110 different partner organizations in 26 communities across Alaska. FAI will continue to work towards strengthening relationships with current partners and establishing new partners, especially in our villages and hub communities.

To Apply
Employer Partners must be willing to support the growth of an intern by providing feedback and guidance, provide work space for the intern, and be willing to invest in the program by paying a Placement Fee. The application requires submission of information about organization, main contact, summary of work, in addition to:

· Intern Duties & Responsibilities (a bulleted list of duties & responsibilities the intern will execute)

· Intern Work Plan – Template is available for download here.

Application Tip: Prepare the documents listed above a head of time to be most efficient when you apply.

To apply visit:

Important Program Dates

· Employer Partner Application Due: May 31, 2019

· Employer Partner Orientation Meetings: TBD

· Sliding Scale Placement Fee Due: June 7, 2019

· Intern placement at partner organization: June 10 – August 2, 2019

· Intern Application Due Date: March 15, 2019

· Final Selection of Interns: March 29, 2019

· Intern Mandatory Leadership Development Retreats, 8 am-5 pm: June 3 – 7 & August 5 – 9

· Intern Mandatory Leadership Development Fridays, 1-5 pm: June 21 & 28, July 19

About First Alaskans Institute
First Alaskans Institute helps develop the capacities of Alaska Native people and their communities to meet the social, economic and educational challenges of the future, while fostering positive relationships among all segments of our society. First Alaskans does this through community engagement, information and research, collaboration, and leadership development. First Alaskans is a non-profit charitable organization whose purpose is to advance Alaska Native people.

Our Vision: Progress for the next 10,000 years

Our Mission: True to identity, heritage, and values, Alaska Natives are informed and engaged in leading the decisions that shape the future.


First Alaskans is excited to announce applications are now being accepted for their 2019 Summer Internship Program to place Alaska Native, American Indian, Indigenous and rural undergraduate and graduate students into organizations around Alaska to provide dynamic leadership development and employment experience. Students must be high school graduates currently enrolled in a higher education institution, or recent graduates of a higher education institution. It is a paid full-time internship with worksites available throughout Alaska, and it takes place over 10 weeks in the summer. The application deadline is Friday, March 15, 2019. Apply online at…. Please contact Ella Sassuuk Tonuchuk at 907.677.1700 or with any questions.

The NPS Academy Alaska summer internship program offers young adults age 18-35 an opportunity to intern at a national park site in Alaska in a variety of fields. Check out the positions below!

Candidates should fill out all three parts of the application – Basic, Program (intern/corps), and Final – here top 5 position interests. Don’t pay the application fee, it can be waived! This opportunity comes with a Spring Break orientation (week of March 10) that will happen, contingent on the NPS agreement being signed.

The recruitment focus for this program is young adults who may identify as coming from underrepresented communities in Alaska. Anyone with questions or comments may call, text, or email Jeff Chen at 907-717-8414 or . The new deadline to apply is February 4, 2019.

Position # Location Park Title Dates Benefits
Klondike Goldrush NP
Youth Programs Intern
5/27/19 – 8/18/19 – 4 weeks flexible
$1,300 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,566 AmeriCorps eligible, free housing
Denali NP&P
Sled Dog Kennels Intern
5/13/19 – 8/4/19 – 2 weeks flexible
$1,300 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,566 AmeriCorps eligible, free housing
Denali NP&P
Road Ecology Wildlife Observer Intern
5/13/19 – 8/4/19 – not flexible
$1,300 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,566 AmeriCorps eligible, free housing
AK Public Lands Info Center
Education Intern
6/3/19 – 8/25/19 – 4 weeks flexible
$1,115 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,000/month housing allowance
NPS AK regional office
Community Assistance Intern
5/18/19 – 8/19/19 – 4 weeks flexible
$1,115 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,000/month housing allowance
Gates of the Arctic NP & P
Visitor Services Intern
5/13/19 – 8/4/19 – not flexible
$1,300 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, free housing
Western Arctic NP
Subsistence Intern
5/29/19 – 8/20/19 – 4 weeks flexible
$1,300 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,566 AmeriCorps eligible, free housing
Kenai Fjords NP
Resource Managemnt Intern
6/1/19 – 8/23/19 – 4 weeks flexible
$1,300 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,566 AmeriCorps eligible, free housing
Brooks Camp
Katmai NP & P
Visitor Services Intern
5/13/19 – 8/4/19 – not flexible
$1,300 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,566 AmeriCorps eligible, free housing
Port Alsworth
Lake Clark NP & P
Fisheries Intern
5/20/19 – 8/11/19 – not flexible
$1,300 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,566 AmeriCorps eligible, free housing
Denali NP&P
Interpretation/Education Intern
5/28/19 – 8/19/19 – 2 weeks flexible
$1,300 travel allowance, $400/week living allowance, $1,566 AmeriCorps eligible, free housing


Senator Murkowski runs a summer internship for just-graduated Alaskan high school seniors. Attached is the information about and the application for the 2019 summer internship. This information is also available at

The deadline to apply for the Summer High School Internship is March 15. Applicants are strongly urged to submit their applications via fax (202-224-5301 Attn: Intern Coordinator) or e-mail (to as the Senate’s mail screening procedures can significantly delay delivery and late applications will not be considered.

Intern Application Form 2019.pdf

Murkowski Internship Letter 2019.pdf

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