Student Internships

One of the goals of Indian Resources Development is to assist in the education and training of New Mexico Native American students through practical on-the-job opportunities and work related programs.

To assist in accomplishing the objective of supporting Native American college or high school students, IRD created an inventory of internships for Native American students to search through.

Internship | Website Description
American Indian College Fund-Routing Occupational & Academic Development Routing Occupational & Academic Development (ROAD) is an internship program that connects interested students to internship opportunities with College Fund partners.
Convention Internship National Cattlemen's Beef Association Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show interns are vital to the success of the largest annual meeting in the U.S. beef cattle industry. "Our intern positions provide a unique opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience and to interact with leaders from every segment of the cattle and beef industry.
Darling Marine Center Summer Internships Each summer the Darling Marine Center hosts about 25 undergraduate interns. Internships are typically 10 to 12 weeks in length, running from mid-May to mid-August, and many are suitable for UMaine Capstone projects. There are opportunities are in the fields marine biology, ecology, and oceanography, as well as fisheries science and aquaculture.
Department of Energy-Tribal Internship Program Current full-time undergraduate and graduate students-who are familiar with Native American culture and tribal issues-are needed to support projects funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy. Our student interns assist a cross-disciplinary team to perform specific technical tasks in the field and at DOE's Sandia National Laboratories.
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Summer Internships in Science & Technology (SIST) offers undergraduate sophomores and juniors majoring in physics, engineering (mechanical, electrical and computer), materials science, mathematics and computer science the opportunity to conduct research with Fermilab scientists and engineers.
Health Management Summer Enrichment Program Each summer, 18-25 undergraduate students from across the country come to Ann Arbor for eight weeks of education, mentoring, internships with health care organizations in Southeast Michigan, and preparation for graduate school success.
Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute (MTBI) MTBI is an intensive summer research experience that prepares undergraduate students for the rigors of graduate level research at the interface of mathematics, statistics, and the natural and social sciences.
National Park Service Academy Interns attend a week long orientation over spring break and serve in 12-week summer internships tailored to various NPS career tracks. Summer internships are available in a variety of fields, including visitor services, education, resource management - and many more!
National Security Agency-Stokes Educational Scholarship Program Intelligence Career offers students a wide variety of excellent programs to get a jumpstart on a career in intelligence.
Native American Scholars & Collaborators Project The Native American and Indigenous Scholars Collaborative (NAISC) is designed to help reduce the profound gap in the numbers of school counselors and school psychologists appropriately trained to serve Native American and other Indigenous youth and communities.
Navajo Agricultural Products Industry NAPI has summer internship opportunities available for students pursuing a degree in Agriculture, Business, and Engineering. Interested students will participate in strategic projects as they relate to NAPI's overall goals and objectives.
Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program The Rangel Program is a U.S. State Department program administered by Howard University that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State.
Semester in Washington-Native American Political Leadership Program The Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP) is a full scholarship for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students who want to take part in Semester in Washington Politics. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students, including those who have completed their undergraduate degree but have not yet enrolled in a graduate program.
Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian internships are learning experiences guided by a mentor, occurring during a specific time frame, which provide benefits relating to an intern's education, coursework, or career goals.
Summer Program For Undergraduate Research (SPUR) The purpose of SPUR is to provide undergraduate students with an intensive 10-week research experience under the mentorship of a University of Utah faculty member.
Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowship Program Interested in a career serving U.S. interests abroad? If so, the Pickering Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to promote positive change in the world. Upon successful completion of a two year program, fellows have the opportunity to work as Foreign Service Officers, serving in Washington, D.C. or at a U.S. embassy, consulate, or diplomatic mission around the globe.
U.S. Foreign Service Internship Established in 2014, the U.S. Foreign Service Internship Program (USFSIP) is a merit and need-based opportunity that offers two paid summer internships that expose undergraduate students to U.S. diplomacy and the Department of State at large.
Udall Native American Congressional Internship The Native American Congressional Internship Program provides American Indian and Alaska Native students with the opportunity to gain practical experience with the federal legislative process in order to understand first-hand the government-to-government relationship between Tribes and the federal government.
University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (East) Nestled in the Northwoods region between Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, UNDERC East has a rich tradition of aquatic and terrestrial environmental research and education.
University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (West) Located on the Flathead Reservation, UNDERC West hosts an intense summer education program featuring research conducted on the National Bison Range.
US Department of Agriculture The USDA Internship Program provides paid and unpaid work experience to students who are in high school or pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an accredited college or university.
US Senator Tom Udall All internships are unpaid, but may count toward college credit per requirements outlined by a student's college/university. Students from New Mexico or those attending school in the state are given preference, and students of all majors are encouraged to apply.
World Wildlife Federation Internships World Wildlife Fund is a nonprofit organization dedicated to environmental conservation through science.
Vulcan Materials Company, Albuquerque, NM We seek bright and talented undergraduate and graduate students to participate in our internship programs, providing meaningful on-the-job experience in areas such as organizational development; human resources; engineering; auditing; accounting; safety, health and environmental; information services; and market research.
Sandia National Laboraties Internships Each year, Sandia welcomes students from around the country-from those in their final years of high school to researchers obtaining PhDs-to work in a variety of technical and business positions. Interns work on real-world, challenging projects to contribute to critical national goals.
El Paso Electric Company Internships El Paso Electric is proud to offer year-round and summer opportunities to college students as well as high school summer internships.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services High school graduating seniors and college level students will be selected to participate in this six-week paid program. Selected students will be provided with the opportunity to rotate through a variety of departments and will observe healthcare professionals in clinical, nursing and support areas which make up the healthcare delivery system.
International Agricultural Internship Program The IAIP gives current or soon to be graduate students a chance to gain first-hand experience working at a Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS/USDA) overseas post in U.S. Embassies and Trade Offices around the world. Please direct all questions to Erik W. Hansen at erik.hansen@fas.usda.gov. Deadline: Nov. 9, 2018
U.S. Department of Energy Scholars Program The U.S. DOE Scholars Program introduces students or recent college graduates to DOE's mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program will have the opportunity to showcase their education, talent and skills and earn a competitive edge by learning first hand DOE functions. Deadline: December 17, 2018.