INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

INTERNSHIP FORMS

INTERNSHIP LINKS

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Kawerak, Inc.
    P.O. Box 948
    Nome, AK 99762

  • 800.450.4341
    907.443.4243
  • 907.443.4485
    907.443.4479
  • mwatchman@kawerak.org

Higher Education Summer Internship Program

Kawerak provides Higher Education Scholarship recipients summer internship opportunities. Our Summer Internship Program aims to provide exceptional leadership development and employment experience. Kawerak’s 10 – 12 week paid internship program will run May through August with flexible start and end dates to accommodate student schedules.

Program Overview:

  • Competitive paid internship – $25 per hour
  • Successful applicants must have a 2.0 GPA or higher and are a current Kawerak Higher Education Scholarship recipient or within the past year
  • Work site placement available at Kawerak or in Bering Strait Region (your home community)
  • Full time work schedule, 37.5 hours a week, for 10 – 12 weeks (May through August)
  • Interns are expected to secure their own housing and accommodations during program
  • Required leadership and skill building sessions

Internship Application Must Include:

  • Signed Kawerak Internship Application
  • Current copy of college/technical transcript(s) from the previous semester
  • Two professional reference letters (examples include: professor, employer, advisor)
  • Current Resume
  • Personal Statement

Application materials may be emailed to:
Meek Watchman, Education Development Director at
mwatchman@kawerak.org or fax to: (907)443-4485 OR (907)443-4479

Application materials may also be mailed to:
Kawerak Internship Program
Education, Employment & Supportive Services
P.O. Box 948
Nome, AK 99762

Internship Timeline:

  • Recruitment period: February 1 – March 29, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019
  • Interviews: April 2019
  • Notification to applicants: mid-April 2019
  • Orientation: May 2019 (dependent on intern’s start date)
  • Internship Presentation/Exit Interview: August 2019

Required Skill Building Workshops include:

  • Leadership skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Resume Writing
  • Business Communications
  • The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
  • Policy issues that impact Alaska Native people
  • Culture awareness
  • Arctic matters

Higher Education Summer Internship Program

Kawerak provides Higher Education Scholarship recipients summer internship opportunities. Our Summer Internship Program aims to provide exceptional leadership development and employment experience. Kawerak’s 10 – 12 week paid internship program will run May through August with flexible start and end dates to accommodate student schedules.

Program Overview:

  • Competitive paid internship – $25 per hour
  • Successful applicants must have a 2.0 GPA or higher and are a current Kawerak Higher Education Scholarship recipient or within the past year
  • Work site placement available at Kawerak or in Bering Strait Region (your home community)
  • Full time work schedule, 37.5 hours a week, for 10 – 12 weeks (May through August)
  • Interns are expected to secure their own housing and accommodations during program
  • Required leadership and skill building sessions

Internship Application Must Include:

  • Signed Kawerak Internship Application
  • Current copy of college/technical transcript(s) from the previous semester
  • Two professional reference letters (examples include: professor, employer, advisor)
  • Current Resume
  • Personal Statement

Application materials may be emailed to:
Meek Watchman, Education Development Director at
mwatchman@kawerak.org or fax to: (907)443-4485 OR (907)443-4479

Application materials may also be mailed to:
Kawerak Internship Program
Education, Employment & Supportive Services
P.O. Box 948
Nome, AK 99762

Internship Timeline:

  • Recruitment period: February 1 – March 29, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019
  • Interviews: April 2019
  • Notification to applicants: mid-April 2019
  • Orientation: May 2019 (dependent on intern’s start date)
  • Internship Presentation/Exit Interview: August 2019

Required Skill Building Workshops include:

  • Leadership skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Resume Writing
  • Business Communications
  • The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
  • Policy issues that impact Alaska Native people
  • Culture awareness
  • Arctic matters

INTERNSHIP FORMS

INTERNSHIP LINKS

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Kawerak, Inc.
    P.O. Box 948
    Nome, AK 99762

  • 800.450.4341
    907.443.4243
  • 907.443.4485
    907.443.4479
  • mwatchman@kawerak.org