The deadline is March 29

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 2019 Summer Internship Program. Internship positions are full-time (40 hours per week) and the internship period is from May 20 to August 9. 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. 1 – March 29, 2019
  • Application deadline: March 29, 2019
  • Interviews: April 8 – April 12, 2019
  • Notification to candidates: April 19, 2019
  • Orientation: May 20, 2019
  • Internship period: May 20 – Aug. 9, 2019
  • Exit interviews: Aug. 5 – Aug. 9, 2019

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 29, 2018. Submit your completed application to

Contact for questions:

Nome Headquarters:
Peggy Hoogendorn
(907) 443-4302

Anchorage Office:
Ana Swanson
(907) 334-8377