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CITC Internship Partner Program

internsCook Inlet Tribal Council’s Internship Program aligns with our overarching mission of working with Alaska Native and American Indian people to develop educational opportunities that fulfill our endless potential. Through a network of community partners, CITC provides valuable work experience for building future leaders through a variety of fields of study.

Program internships offer students in good academic standing opportunities for gaining real-life work experience and applying their education in professional work environments, bridging the gap between students and working professionals.

CITC recruits highly motivated full- or part-time students* and recent graduates from undergraduate or graduate degree programs or technical training schools in the following disciplines:

  • Accounting / Finance / Economics / Business Management
  • Social Work / Sociology / Psychology / Nursing
  • Information Technology / Computer Science
  • Engineering / ANSEP Participants / STEM
  • Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) Industry related areas of study
  • Construction / Project Management

*Fab Lab internships are available for qualified high school students.

CITC Internship Partnership Program
CITC is currently recruiting highly motivated Alaska Native and American Indian students residing in the Cook Inlet Region of Alaska for a variety of summer internship opportunities. Candidates must be currently enrolled as a full- or part-time student, or a recent graduate from an undergraduate or graduate degree program or technical school in a related field. Placements will be for 12 weeks in paid internship opportunities according to skill set and area of study, both within CITC and with partnering companies.

Important dates:

  • Application submission period:
    October 14, 2016–March 31, 2017
  • Application packet deadline:
    March 31, 2017
  • Preliminary interviews:
    April 3–7, 2017
  • Final selection /notification to final candidates:
    April 14, 2017
  • Orientation (Anchorage):
    May 22, 2017
  • Internship period:
    May 22–August 11, 2017
  • End of Internship presentations and exit Interviews:
    August 7–11, 2017

Internship Program 2017 Application

Internship Program Flyer

How to Apply

Application package must contain the following:

  • completed Internship Program 2017 Application
  • current resume or equivalent job experience
  • personal statement/cover letter
  • copy of official college transcripts (to include Fall 2015 semester/term/quarter upon completion)
  • two (2) letters of recommendation (dated within the past 12 months of application)

Deliver or mail the completed application package to:

Attn: Nikki Graham
3600 San Jeronimo Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Digital application package submissions may be emailed to:

Please contact or call (907) 793-3183 for more information.

Fabrication Laboratory (Fab Lab) – early 2017
CITC offers internship opportunities for both college and high school students in our digital fabrication resource center (Fab Lab). Created in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Fab Lab is a state of the art educational space that challenges youth to connect to their full science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) potential. CITC will recruit interns currently enrolled in high school or college, or who have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate degree program or technical training school.

img_2398Important dates:

  • Application submission period:
  • Application packet deadline:
  • Preliminary interviews:
  • Final selection/notification to final candidates:
  • Internship period:
    January – June (specific timeline TBA)


  • Internship applicants must be Alaska Native or American Indian pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act and able to show proof of residence in the Cook Inlet Region. Alaska Native or American Indian CIRI shareholders are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Currently enrolled as a full or part-time student, or recently graduated from an undergraduate/graduate degree program/technical school in a related degree field
  • Fab Lab internships are available to qualified high school students
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher