Deadline is March 31

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 Nome and Anchorage.

BSNC will hire 4-6 interns for the highly competitive 2017 summer internship. Internship positions are full-time (40 hours per week). The internship period is from May 8 to August 18. 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.

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
  • Human resources tips
  • Business structure
  • Arctic matters

Attendance at the trainings and workshops is mandatory. Interns are expected to secure their own housing. Recruitment for this highly competitive internship will begin in January. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. Submit your application to

2017 Internship Application

Contact for questions:

Nome Headquarters: Peggy Hoogendorn, (907) 443-4302 or

Anchorage Office: Nichole Young, (907) 344-7274 or