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Student Internships

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RLNC Internship Opportunities

Red Lake Nation College offers a number of paid student internships each semester. Interns must be registered RLNC students in good academic standing. Work hours are scheduled around an intern's classes and may not exceed 20 hours/week. Other stipulations may apply, depending upon the funding source for the internship. Details are contained within each internship description below. If interested, download, complete, and save the RLNC Internship Application (link at left.) Sign and submit the application to the contact designated within the internship description.

External Internship Opportunities

External organizations also offer a variety of student internship opportunities, especially during the spring and summer. Those will be posted here as they are announced.

  1. The Echinacea Project. Deadline February 24th.

  2. Smithsonian Because of Her Story Internship. Deadline February 13th (Recommended to finish application earlier). Stipend plus housing in Washington, DC for 8-weeks in summer.

  3. Tribal Health Experiential Student InternshipsDeadline February 28th. 8-weeks, virtual. RLNC 2nd year students are eligible.

  4. AIHEC Climate Resilience Summer Research Program. Deadline February 24th. 12-weeks, Can be located where you live.

  5. NRCS Soil Conservation or Engineering. Work with local NRCS office (e.g. Bemidji). Attend February 2nd webinar, or contact Frank Bannon at

There are MANY external internships available. Students interested in exploring internship opportunities can email Wendy at for assistance looking for internships in your area of interest and that meet your needs.

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