The deadline is March 30. Apply today!

Summer Internship Program

BSNC is helping prepare tomorrow’s leaders for the workforce by providing paid internships and professional development training to qualified shareholder or descendant students each summer. Shareholders and descendants can gain valuable work experience and skills by working with staff in their professional area of interest in Nome and Anchorage.

BSNC will hire 6-8 interns for its competitive 2018 Summer Internship Program. Internship positions are full-time (40 hours per week) and the internship period is from May 21 to August 10. Applicants must be a shareholder or shareholder descendant enrolled full-time in college or technical school and/or plan to attend in the fall. The minimum GPA requirement is 2.5.

Internship timeline:

  • Recruitment period: Jan. 2 – March 30, 2018
  • Application deadline: March 30, 2018
  • Interviews: April 9 – April 13, 2018
  • Notification to candidates: April 20, 2018
  • Orientation: May 21, 2018
  • Internship period: May 21 – Aug. 10, 2018
  • Exit interviews: Aug. 6 – Aug. 10, 2018

Training and workshops include:

  • Leadership skills
  • Public speaking
  • The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
  • Policy issues that impact Alaska Native people
  • Cultural awareness
  • Speed mentoring
  • Career guidance and advice
  • Business structure
  • Arctic matters

Attendance at the trainings and workshops is mandatory. Interns are expected to secure their own housing. The deadline for applications is March 30, 2018. Submit your completed application to

2018 Summer Internship Application

Contact for questions:

Nome Headquarters:
Peggy Hoogendorn
(907) 443-4302

Anchorage Office:
Ana Swanson
(907) 334-8377