CIRI Summer Internship Program

CIRI Intern Josh Henrikson gives us a preview of the internship program and CIRI.
CIRI Intern Josh Henrikson gives us an inside look at the internship program and CIRI.

The deadline to apply to the 2022 CIRI Summer Internship Program is Friday, April 29!

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CIRI’s internship program for shareholders and descendants is intended to increase shareholder relevance and deepen engagement with the next generation entering the workforce. The program creates opportunities for students and recent graduates to directly apply their education in a practical work setting while gaining excellent experience and insight into CIRI’s culture and businesses. CIRI Interns will be provided development and mentorship opportunities in a variety of career fields.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a CIRI shareholder or descendant
  • GPA of 2.0 or above
  • Enrolled in a two- or four-year degree program OR;
  • Graduated from a two- or four-year degree program within the past year OR;
  • Enrolled in or recently graduated from a vocational program that is relevant to position applied.

Why choose an internship with CIRI?

  • Connect with your Alaska Native heritage through cultural workshops.
  • Paid internship from approximately June through August.
  • Build a network of professional contacts.
  • Prepare for the transition from student to working professional.
  • Exposure to careers you may not have previously considered.
  • Gain valuable experience for your resume.

How to Apply

  • Application period is open year round. Applications must be received by Friday, April 29 to be considered for the 2022 program.
  • Visit the Careers Page to apply.
  • Positions vary each year
  • Potential 2022 department opportunities:
    • Legal
    • Shareholder & Descendant Programs
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Communications
  • Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter explaining why they are interested and how their education and career goals align with an area/department in which they hope to gain work experience.
  • For questions, please email [email protected].

Hear from our past interns!



CIRI 2019 summer interns, L to R: Jordyn Ransom, Samantha Anaruk, Rachel Crosley, Piper Tolbert, Aubrey Nay, Ainsley Fullmer and
Cameron Ramos. Not pictured: Leeanne Smoke.


CIRI 2018 summer interns, L to R: Ron Perry, Mahalia Hunt, Autumn Olson, Chas Anderson and Rachel Crosley.