Coquille Indian Tribe
Summer Intern Program for College Students

The Coquille Indian Tribe offers up to 5 college summer intern positions that are available to Tribal Member college students that have successfully completed a minimum of one year at college. The Summer Intern Program is designed to bring Tribal students back to the Tribal Community to learn, participate, contribute and engage in the many functions of Tribal administration and the programs and events sponsored by the Tribe.

The Summer Internship program offers up to 11 weeks of internship experience, with start and end dates based on the student's college schedule. Schedules may vary to meet individual needs. Most internships run late June to early September. Summer Interns will be paid an hourly wage of $10.50 an hour for 40 hour work weeks. Preference will be given to Junior and Senior level students.

The Coquille Indian Tribe, through its CELS Department, is looking to offer a variety of internship opportunities in the following areas:

  1. Camp Ta Nae and Events Support, Culture, Education and Library Services Department, Coos Bay, Oregon
  2. Business and Facilities Intern, Bear Creek Golf Course, Medford, Oregon
  3. Legal Intern, Coquille Tribe Administration Legal Department, North Bend, Oregon
  4. Cultural Resources Intern, Education and Library Services Department, Coos Bay, Oregon
  5. Natural Resources Intern, Natural Resources Department, North Bend, Oregon
  6. Information Technology (IT) Intern, Coquille Tribe Administration, North Bend, Oregon

If you are an interested student and do not see an internship that supports your educational and career goals, please contact Chelsea Burns, Education and Employment Success Counselor, at 541-756-0904 ext. 10223 to discuss other possibilities.

Housing in Coos Bay will not be available for Summer 2016

Applications are available here: Summer Internship Application

The hiring of interns is completed through the Human Resources Department. All interns must be able to pass a Criminal Background check, pre-employment drug-screen, and hold a valid driver's license with no insurability issues, prior to hiring.

The deadline for applications is May 31st, 2016.