Summer Internships

The AISES Internship Program provides students with applied work experience and an opportunity to explore career options. Placing students in 10-week summer positions with partner agencies, the program also promotes advanced study to the graduate level and assists students in developing professional networks. 

Who May Apply:

Each agency has its own eligibility requirements.  However, AISES requires that all applicants:

  • Be a current AISES memberships at the time of application.  To join AISES or check on your membership (you need an AISES member number to apply), please go to:
  • Students must be an enrolled member or descendant of an enrolled member of a federally or state recognized American Indian Tribe, Alaska Native Village, or Native Hawai'ian or descendant of a Native Hawai'ian.
  • Students must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at either an accredited four-year college/university, or a full-time student at a two-year college enrolled in a program leading to an academic degree.


Open Internships

Due Date: December 15, 2017

One to two positions will be available in BPA’s Transmission Services in Vancouver, WA . Another position will be open in BPA’s Fish & Wildlife Program at the BPA Headquarters in Portland, OR.  These 10 week summer internships offer unique opportunities for students to begin exploring careers in energy

Closed Internships