Strengthen ND rural Internships


Connecting college students with professional opportunities in rural communities teaching them about not only a career, but a lifestyle.

  • Assists in facilitating funding to pay intern, insurance, etc.
  • Assist employers in developing job descriptions, goals, objectives, and duties
  • Advertise and collect applicants
  • Develop and co-present intern orientation
  • Conduct reflections, assessments, and evaluation of internship
  • Hire intern as temporary employee of company/organization
  • Provide job-related training
  • Provide feedback to Strengthen ND staff to strengthen/enhance future internship experiences.
  • Evidence based research driving the design of the program
  • Offering engaging and meaningful internships
  • Introducing the younger generation to rural communities furthering rural stability

current openings

If you are interested in a guided well thought out internship, see if any of the below options are of interest to you. If you don’t see something that fits your goals, check back at a later date.

We do not have any openings at this time.

past opportunities

Internships that Strengthen ND has filled thanks to partnerships with rural businesses are below!


Marketing & Media Internship

Paid 8 week (40/week) summer internship
Housing provided in Carrington, ND
Working with Carrington Chamber and Economic Development Corp.
Internship can take place between May 15 and August 15

Duties may include:
Assist in planning and coordination of special events
Develop social media marketing content
Assist with development of marketing (including app, website, and other marketing materials).

For more information on how to apply for an internship or if you are a business looking for an intern, please fill out the form below to contact Beth Odahlen.

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