Goldbelt accepting intern applications

Goldbelt, Inc.’s Career Development Program is now accepting applications for summer interns. The internships provide shareholders and descendants an opportunity to gain hands-on professional experience in a variety of fields.

Currently there are 17 internships available in Juneau and at Goldbelt’s East Coast subsidiaries. Some of the disciplines include accounting, administrative support, business development, corporate communications, human resources, marketing, hospitality management, retail merchandising, and records management.

“We are proud to offer a unique internship program that provides participants an opportunity to not only gain hands-on experience in a professional setting, but also gain valuable knowledge from weekly career development workshops that will assist them as they complete their education and move into the workforce," said spokeswoman Lisa-Marie Ikonomov.

All Career Development internships are paid an hourly wage and last for 12 weeks. Lower 48 internships include housing assistance and a travel stipend. Students continuing their education are also eligible for an additional scholarship of up to $500 at the completion of their internship.

In order to be eligible for the program, applicants must be a Goldbelt shareholder or descendant and currently enrolled in or have completed within the past six months a college, university or vocational program. For an application or to view a complete list of available internships, interested candidates should visit the Goldbelt website at bit.ly/xwBcvd. The priority deadline for applications is March 30.

Headquartered in Juneau, Goldbelt, Inc. has more than 3,400 shareholders and was established under the Alaska Native Claims settlement Act.

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