For Students

Internship Opportunities

Intern connect provides a highly structured, time-limited learning experience for 16-24 year old youth who are interested in exploring careers in a particular industry/business as well as developing their foundational technical skills, soft skills, and career readiness skills. Intern Connect engages students in their own learning and provides multiple opportunities for reflection on their internship experience, both verbally and in writing. Additionally, Intern Connect provides practical experiences and interactions with industry professionals that extend/deepen their classroom learning and support the development of 21st Century Skills that are needed to thrive in the workplace.

Click here to view open internships

Businesses – Host an Intern Students – Apply Now

 

Career Launch Opportunities

The most intensive type of career connected learning program, Career Launch programs are business sponsored apprenticeships that combine paid, meaningful work experiences with aligned classroom learning. Students take classes toward a credential while becoming a competitive job candidate.

Click here to see current apprenticeships

Businesses – Host a Participant Students – Apply Now



Current Internship Openings

Upcoming: COLUMBIA SPRINGS SUMMER CAMP INTERNSHIP

Overview:

The Columbia Springs Summer Camp Interns will work under the guidance of our Environmental Education Staff for our Summer Nature Camp season. Interns will receive training on environmental education, small group facilitation, Pacific Northwest ecology, and sustainability practices. Additionally, interns will assist with leading two weeks of our Nature Nuts summer day camps for youth ages 7-11. As a Summer Camp Intern, interns will be an ambassador of Columbia Springs and a role model to youth participating in summer camp programs.

Paid: No

Credit: High School and Clark College Credit

Program Length: 100 Hours over the summer

Date: Typically end of June to first week of August

Application Due Date: mid-May

Schedule:

  • See Internship Overview in Additional Resources
  • This is another schedule item

Minimum Qualifications:

To be eligible for the position interns must be current high school students and able to commit to the hours and dates listed above.  The following qualifications will also be considered:

  • 16+ years old
  • Must be excited to work hard, learn a lot, and get dirty!
  • Experience working with youth a plus (but not required)
  • Interest in mentoring & working with youth, and environmental issues
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent work ethic (reliable, punctual, hard-working, positive)
  • Ability to walk, run and keep up with young children in an active environment

Additional Resources:


Apply Now

200MM TECHNICIAN SUPPORT INTERNSHIP POLISHING PLATE TRACKING

Overview:

Polishing ceramic plate management

  • Work with area technician to devise a system to better track polishing plates, including how many plates are in use; if any are not in production; record why any plates were removed, where they are at, etc.
  • Test system
  • Explain the system to area operators/other staff

Paid: No

Credit: High School and Clark College Credit

Program Length: 9 Weeks

Date: Depending on business need; Internships run 1st & 2nd semester, and summer

Application Due Date: Contact us to learn more

Schedule:

  • Internship hours vary according to where you are placed, but typically it will be during the day, 10 hours a week.
  • Mandatory Intern meetings every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30-2:30

Minimum Qualifications:

Safety considerations (will interns be working with hand tools? Any other safety-related information?)
This will partially be on the manufacturing floor in a clean area. Intern will learn safety procedures and clean room gowning procedures. All personal protective equipment will be provided.

  • Safety glasses required
  • Cleanroom uniform required
  • Hard toed boots required
  • Aware that area is a wet work environment posing potential slip hazards

Desired intern skills (Computer programs, job-specific skills, or other things the intern should know prior to starting the position):
This is a good project for someone who is interested in learning what a process technician/engineering technician does in a high tech manufacturing environment.

Prior knowledge of the following is preferred

  • Microsoft office—especially Excel
  • Able to accurately record information
  • Basic math—addition, subtraction, multiplication
  • Attention to detail
  • Good listener

Additional Resources:


Apply Now

300MM TECHNICIAN SUPPORT INTERNSHIP POLISHING PLATE TRACKING

Overview:

Tool speed analysis and 5s.

Paid: No

Credit: High School and Clark College Credit

Program Length: 9 Weeks

Date: Depending on business need; Internships run 1st & 2nd semester, and summer

Application Due Date: Contact us to learn more

Schedule:

  • Internship hours vary according to where you are placed, but typically it will be during the day, 10 hours a week
  • Mandatory Intern meetings every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30-2:30

Minimum Qualifications:

Safety considerations(will interns be working with hand tools? Any other safety related information?)
Possible scrapper for removing tape. Screw drivers.

Desired intern skills (Computer programs, job specific skills, or other things the intern should know prior to starting the position): Should know some Excel or be able to pick it up.

Prior knowledge of the following is preferred

  • Microsoft office—especially Excel
  • Able to accurately record information
  • Basic math—addition, subtraction, multiplication
  • Attention to detail
  • Good listener

Apply Now

CZ 3D MODELING INTERNSHIP

Overview:

  • Using Google Sketch up or other software, create 3D floor layouts, equipment general arrangement, and simple animations. These 3D layouts will be used for operator training and Standard Work Procedure (SWP) illustrations. This would be a project that continues until all 200 mm CW/PW process areas are covered.
  • Utilize existing facilities AutoCAD drawings for 2D dimensions and floor layout.
  • Walkthrough the process area; observe process flow and obtain fine measurements for 3D modeling.
  • Create 3D models using Google Sketch-up software.
  • Create process flow animations/illustrations for key activities.
  • Review/modify SWP where 3D illustrations would be beneficial.

Paid: No

Credit: High School and Clark College Credit

Program Length: 9 Weeks

Date: Depending on business need; Internships run 1st & 2nd semester, and summer

Application Due Date: Contact us to learn more

Schedule:

  • Internship hours vary according to where you are placed, but typically it will be during the day, 10 hours a week
  • Mandatory Intern meetings every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30-2:30

Minimum Qualifications:

Safety Considerations:
This project will primarily be performed in an office environment sitting at a desk. Interns will occasionally visit the manufacturing floor to take measurements and photos of machines. Interns will have to wear a clean room suit on occasion.

Desired intern skills:

  • Interest in Graphical design, Animation, Engineering
  • Google Sketch-up (Basic knowledge or skill level/desire to learn)
  • Read/Interpret 2D dimensional drawings

Prior knowledge of the following is preferred

  • Graphical Design
  • Science & Engineering
  • Microsoft office—especially Excel
  • Able to accurately record information
  • Basic math—addition, subtraction, multiplication  
  • Attention to detail
  • Good listener

Apply Now

EPI TRAINING INTERNSHIP

Overview:

Working closely with area training technician, manager and possibly engineers, technicians and supervisors, learn about current training systems and needs. Work with training tech to choose focus area and subjects. Create operator training documents (PowerPoint) as part of new Epi plan to offer more advanced topic training.

Paid: No

Credit: High School and Clark College Credit

Program Length: 9 Weeks

Date: Depending on business need; Internships run 1st & 2nd semester, and summer

Application Due Date: Contact us to learn more

Schedule:

  • Internship hours vary according to where you are placed, but typically it will be during the day, 10 hours a week
  • Mandatory Intern meetings every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30-2:30

Minimum Qualifications:

Safety considerations (will interns be working with hand tools? Any other safety-related information?)
No

Desired intern skills (Computer programs, job specific skills, or other things the intern should know prior to starting the position):
Basic computer skills.  Some knowledge of PowerPoint helpful but not necessary.

Intern coursework (What classes should the intern have taken? What kind of academic skills or background would be helpful?):
Any upper level of science or math background preferred.

Prior knowledge of the following is preferred

  • Microsoft office—especially Excel
  • Able to accurately record information
  • Basic math—addition, subtraction, multiplication  
  • Attention to detail
  • Good listener

Apply Now

MARKETING INTERNSHIP

Overview:

  • Continue / create new marketing plans for  the SEH Internship
  • Revise any old information/data collected and update it to what it is currently
  • Create a work plan and charter for main project
  • A pitch/presentation of your work to sell to mentors
  • Set up the next intern to continue where you left off
  • Set up relationships/connections with High Schools to promote SEH

Paid: No

Credit: High School and Clark College Credit

Program Length: 9 Weeks

Date: Depending on business need; Internships run 1st & 2nd semester, and summer

Application Due Date: Contact us to learn more

Schedule:

  • Internship hours vary according to where you are placed, but typically it will be during the day, 10 hours a week
  • Mandatory Intern meetings every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30-2:30

Minimum Qualifications:

Safety considerations (will interns be working with hand tools? Any other safety related information?)  Will be trained on safety considerations and gowning protocol. Expected to wear safety glasses, and other personal protective equipment as needed. Desired intern skills (Computer programs, job specific skills, or other things the intern should know prior to starting the position): Ability to work within the constraints of a large business, ability to work in a team with adults, strong organizational skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint/Word, proficiency in Adobe Photoshop/LightRoom Intern coursework (What classes should the intern have taken? What kind of academic skills or background would be helpful?):  Marketing, General Coursework, Self-Driven, ​ Prior knowledge of the following is preferred

  • Microsoft office—especially Excel
  • Able to accurately record information
  • Basic math—addition, subtraction, multiplication  
  • Attention to detail
  • Good listener

Apply Now

RECYCLING INTERNSHIP

Overview:

The interns will need to complete the following:

  1. Review and document current conditions and list problem areas. (word or excel)
  2. Research different products for recycling
  3. Create PowerPoint and assist in Npower presentation
  4. Find new recycling activates
  5. Submit a project plan for approval (PowerPoint)
  6. Implement approved changes
  7. Test and review results
  8. Submit project completion (PowerPoint)
  9. Report daily activities to Mentor

Paid: No

Credit: High School and Clark College Credit

Program Length: 9 Weeks

Date: Depending on business need; Internships run 1st & 2nd semester, and summer

Application Due Date: Contact us to learn more

Schedule:

  • Internship hours vary according to where you are placed, but typically it will be during the day, 10 hours a week
  • Mandatory Intern meetings every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30-2:30

Minimum Qualifications:

Safety considerations (will interns be working with hand tools? Any other safety-related information?) Safety glasses needed in areas Desired intern skills (Computer programs, job specific skills, or other things the intern should know prior to starting the position):

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Works independently with little guidance
  • Writes clearly
  • Openly expresses ideas
  • Identifies problems
  • Provides feedback and well-thought out solutions
  • Meets goals

Prior knowledge of the following is preferred

  • Able to accurately record information
  • Basic math—addition, subtraction, multiplication  
  • Attention to detail
  • Good listener

Apply Now

QUALITY ASSURANCES INTERNSHIP

Overview:

This intern will learn about quality management within a manufacturing company, including preparing for audits, what masters are, what calibration reports are, and how QM interacts with manufacturing departments across the site. The intern will be placed in the QM office where they will learn about all aspects of quality and will get hands on experience:

  • Supporting QA IM&T group. 
  • Verifying reports in the MMS database for masters, limit samples, map references and calibration reports.
  • Audit prep including annual IMT checks/verification prior to ISO/TS audit. 
  • Tracking and filing calibration reports

Delivering labels and calibrated tools to various departments around SEH-A. 

Paid: No

Credit: High School and Clark College Credit

Program Length: 9 Weeks

Date: Depending on business need; Internships run 1st & 2nd semester, and summer

Application Due Date: Contact us to learn more

Schedule:

  • Internship hours vary according to where you are placed, but typically it will be during the day, 10 hours a week
  • Mandatory Intern meetings every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30-2:30

Minimum Qualifications:

Safety considerations (will interns be working with hand tools? Any other safety related information?)
Intern will primarily be working at a computer and handling files and paperwork and occasionally may need to enter production areas where safety glasses are required.

Desired intern skills (Computer programs, job specific skills, or other things the intern should know prior to starting the position):
Experience with Excel and Word is necessary, but a high level of proficiency is not required.  The most important quality that we are looking for in an intern is an attention to detail.  Their work must be accurate (filing and creating labels) since errors can lead to audit findings.  They do not have to work fast, but they must be accurate and willing to double and triple check their own work.

Intern coursework (What classes should the intern have taken? What kind of academic skills or background would be helpful?):
No specific course work is required.  Our main interest and concern is that they are accurate and detail oriented. This is a perfect internship for someone with an interest in business skills.


Apply Now



Current Career Launch Openings

Overview:

A Technician Apprenticeship with Kyocera is a great way to learn about new technology, gain job skills, and join a great team . Apprentices work part-time (25-29 hours/week) while going to school full-time pursuing a degree that will prepare them to advance from  part-time production support to a full-time career as a production or process technician at an accelerated pace.

Program Length: 30 months

Date: Contact us to learn more

Application Due Date: Contact us to learn more

Schedule:

  • 25 hours per week of paid on the job work experience.

Additional Resources:


Apply Now

Overview:

A production apprenticeship at SEH A might be the choice for you. Apprentices work part time (25-29 hours/week) while going to school full-time pursuing a degree that will prepare them to advance from a part-time machine operator to a full-time career as senior operator, manufacturing production or process technician at an accelerated pace.

Program Length: 30 months

Date: Contact us to learn more

Application Due Date: Contact us to learn more

Schedule:

  • 25 hours per week of paid on the job work experience.

Additional Resources:


Apply Now

Partner with a business to build the next generation of talent in Clark County.

Get Involved