Summer Youth Internship

Notice: Summer Youth Internship application deadline has been extended to April 17th. Any application submitted after the deadline will be placed on a space available list.

This Summer Youth Internship Program was developed to align “on the job experience” with education. The program is designed to “grow our own” future workforce by giving youth the skills and academics needed to fill any position they desire within the Coeur d’Alene Tribe or elsewhere. We hope that our youth will become positive community members and will have the capabilities to lead the Tribe in the coming years.

Application Information

April 17, 2019 – Deadline for On-line application, resume, and cover letter.

April 22 – May 10 – Interview to be scheduled. Each applicant will be notified of their date and time of the interview.  Applicants will be notified of their position by a Letter of Hire.

May 2019 – Upon hire, Summer Youth Internship Orientation and Drug testing – dates to be determined.

June 17, 2019 – Start of the Department of Education’s Summer Youth Internship Program (a six-week session).

July 26, 2019 – End of the Department of Education’s Summer Youth Internship Program.

Must be 14 years old as of June 15, 2019 to apply

Available Internships

2BU Youth Ranch Benewah Market Casino-Culture Casino-Human Resources Early Childhood Learning Center Environmental Facilities Fisheries Food Distribution Forestry Good Sam’s-Research & Development IT/GIS Lake Management Marimn Health Marimn Health-Physical Therapy/Front Desk Marimn Wellness-Sports Recreation Rock ‘n’ the Rez University of Idaho Extension Voices to Hear Wildlife

Summer Youth Internship Job Descriptions

Below you will find job descriptions for each of the positions available. Please review your top choices before starting the application process.

Youth Sports/Program Assistant – Marimn Health Wellness Center

This position is geared towards youth interested in pursuing careers related to recreation, sports and youth programming. Youth will primarily assist with youth sports and youth programs offered by Marimn Health Wellness Center.View Job Description

Seasonal Recreation Technician I – Lake Management

Summer Youth applicant works with Senior Recreation Technician and other agencies/department personnel to provide public safety to trail visitors and recreation users alike and to assist with the protection of the Tribe’s recreational opportunities and natural resources interests.View Job Description

Maintenance Technician – Facilities

Routine work in a variety of maintenance tasks in and around Tribal buildings and projects. Assists all Tribal facilities staff in day to day operations and assignments. Duties will be assigned on a daily basis by facilities director or designee.View Job Description

Summer Youth Intern – Education

The Coeur d’ Alene Tribe Department of Education is a professional place of business and assists the tribal members and their families with their education and higher educational needs These services include GED, NACTEP, Higher Education and much more.View Job Description

Font End Associate – Benewah Market

Grocery baggers or front end associates, assist customers and cashiers in bagging groceries. This position requires you to be friendly, outgoing, and helpful. Applicant should demonstrate professionalism at all times.View Job Description

Voices to Hear Intern – Education

Youth interns will learn about the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s environmental decision making process. Interns will work alongside college mentors in various tribal natural resources programs to explore environmental issues on the reservation. Interns will make podcasts about these issues. View Job Description

Summer Youth Education Assistant – ECLC

Summer Youth Education Assistant (SYEA) provides classroom support for students with special education needs. The SYEA is assigned to a classroom teacher and takes all direction in the classroom from the regular classroom staff.View Job Description

DOE Student Assistant – Department of Education

Conduct research needed for programs. Create flyers, powerpoint presentations, and documents. Organize and file for various departments. Enter information into files. Inventory supplies. Participate in summer activities and events with middle school students.View Job Description

CEO Assistant – 2BU Youth Ranch

Help with horse program - working with horses and youth, maintaining ranch facility, helping with office responsibilities, returning messages, mailings, filing. Located in North Spokane.View Job Description

Summer Youth Intern – Natural Resources

Summer Youth Intern will work with the Environmental Action Plan Coordinator (EAP), Wetlands Coordinator, Environmental Health Specialist, Environmental Technician and the Office Manager on their current tasks.View Job Description

Garden/Warehouse Assistant – Food Distrubution

Conducts inventory counts following daily, weekly, and monthly schedules. Pre-weight and prepare all fresh produce items before distribution to clients. Cleans and maintains the commodity warehouse inside and outside.View Job Description

Summer Youth Rock N’ the Rez – Marimn Health Wellness Center

Rock N the Rez summer youth applicant will serve, lead, teach, mentor and motivate youth 1st-7th grade during the summer day camp. Each youth worker will be given a well-rounded “hands-on” practical experience in all areas of youth education and outreach.View Job Description

Wildlife Program Summer Youth – NR Wildlife

The Summer Youth applicant is to function as part of a wildlife crew that will complete assigned fieldwork for the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe Wildlife Program. Keep a journal of the experiences and objectives achieved during work at Rock N’ the Rez day camp.View Job Description

Summer Youth Intern – University of Idaho Extension Office

The Summer Youth applicant will work with the UI Extension band Hnqhes’net programs to offer support consistent with the goals and objectives specifically gardening support, youth activity planning and community involvement.View Job Description

Physical Therapy – Marimn Wellness Center

Summer Youth applicant will become familiar with all aspects of the physical therapy clinic from patient care, customer service, cleaning/maintenance of equipment, and limited office management/scheduling duties. The intern will be expected to have a “serve first mentality”.View Job Description

Summer Youth Intern – Marimn Health Center

Students will experience the day to day operations working with various departments within the organization. These departments may include: Finance, Behavioral Health, Medical/Nursing, Dental, Human Resources, Revenue, Radiology (X-Ray), front desk, and Community Health.View Job Description

Lake Management Summer Youth Internship – NR Lake Management

Support Lake Management Department employees with fieldwork and cultural events around Coeur d’Alene Lake. Assist with aquatic plant and water quality sampling within Coeur d’Alene Lake and the lower Coeur d’Alene River basin. Keep accurate records of field data. Other duties as assigned.View Job Description

Cultural Tourism Summer Youth Internship – Coeur d’Alene Casino

Assist in planning, preparation for scheduled tours.Assist with accommodating and organizing group tours. Participate in bi-weekly planning meetings. Participate and assist in CDA casino orientation meetings. Serve as tour guide on various outings.View Job Description


Summer Youth applicant will perform technical work for acquisition and maintenance of digital data of limited difficulty and input of date received from different sources. Summer intern will assist in entry level IT tasks as directed by the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe IT staff.View Job Description

Youth Worker – NR Forestry

Summer Youth applicant will work on a crew of 3-7 individuals learning a variety of natural resource activities, including measurement of trees and other forest resources, marking timber for sale, plantation maintenance, marking ownership or tree ament area boundaries, and more...View Job Description

Summer Youth Fisheries Technician – NR Fisheries

Summer Youth Intern will work in the Natural Resources Department’s Fisheries Program. The primary responsibility is to function as part of a fisheries crew that will complete all fieldwork for the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe Fisheries Program.View Job Description

Summer Youth Fisheries Technician Community Outreach – NR Fisheries

Summer Youth Intern will work in the Natural Resources Department’s Fisheries Program. The primary responsibility is to function as part of a fisheries staff that will complete community outreach goals for the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe Fisheries Program.View Job Description


Please click the link below to access the Summer Youth Internship application. Please have your cover letter and resume ready prior to starting your application. All applications must be completed and submitted online.

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  • Eva Windlin NACTEP Manager 208-686-0604
  • Helen Muffly JOM Coordinator 208-686-6108
  • Coeur d'Alene Tribe 208-686-1800