Bering Straits Native Corporation Summer 2023 Internship Program

Position Type
Seasonal Full-Time



Visit our website at to apply!


  1. Application and current resume – please fill out the online application and attach your resume to your application at the BSNC Careers Website at
  2. Current college/technical letter of acceptance must be sent to the address listed below.
  3. Current unofficial copy of college / technical transcript(s) must be sent to the address below.
  4. One letter of reference/recommendation (must be a professional reference i.e., teacher, counselor and/or job supervisor) must be sent to the address below.
  5. Essay (see *below for essay questions) must be sent to the address below.
  6. Proof of BSNC shareholder status must be sent to the address below. May include a family tree document and/or legal supporting documents, including, but not limited to birth certificates linking the applicant to a BSNC shareholder.

Application submission: once you have completed the application online, submit the required requested documents above to the BSNC Shareholder Development department. If you already have these documents on file with the Beringia Settlement Trust scholarship program, you may complete a Release of Information (ROI) to allow BSNC to access such documents.


Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) is currently seeking qualified Summer Interns for our Anchorage and Nome offices. BSNC is committed to helping prepare tomorrow’s leaders for the workforce by providing paid internships to qualified shareholders and descendants. Applicants must be current college students, high school graduates who have been accepted to college or technical school and plan to attend in the fall, or recent college graduates. Successful applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or better.


Under the direction of the department lead, and in accordance with the guidelines and policies of the company, and local, state, and federal laws, this internship position performs duties as assigned, which consist of administrative and clerical tasks (or other duties) in support of various programs, executive leaders, managers, and staff.


BSNC Interns will be evaluated at completion of the internship program. Evaluations will consist of a performance review on Core Competencies in addition to the duties contained within their job description. Each Core Competency will then be defined based on the type of work the intern performs. These Core Competencies are as follows:

  • Overall, Job Knowledge
  • Customer Service
  • Teamwork
  • Work Habits
  • Work Quality
  • Work Ethic



The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Provide office support functions including word processing, filing, copying, composing a variety of business documents, gathering, and compiling data, proof reding documents, and balancing and coordinating a workload for multiple projects while meeting deadlines.
  • Receives guidance, training, and mentoring from professional personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.
  • Participate in Intern Program activities such as training sessions, group meetings and team building
  • Interacts directly with supervisor(s), colleague(s) and/or other internal staff in the planning of assignments and the resolution of day-to-day operational problems.
  • Identify problems and implement or recommend solutions.
  • Respectfully interact with supervisors, officials, peers, other employees, and the public.
  • Learn and adapt to modern technology as it relates to office practices and procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Work effectively despite interruptions and have attention to detail.
  • Plan, organize, and prioritize work as directed by supervisor.
  • Use a computer/laptop, related software, transcribing equipment, and other standard office equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Applicants must be a shareholder or shareholder descendant
  • Applicants must be current college students or high school graduates who have been accepted to college or technical school and plan to attend in the fall, or recent college graduates.
  • Successful applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or better.
  • Applicants must be an enrolled or current full-time (nine credits or higher) student, or recent graduate.



  • Ability to communicate in English effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex, detailed technical instructions.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to follow direction as provided by direct supervisor
  • Must have positive, friendly attitude and be a team player.



We would like to learn a little more about you! On a separate piece of paper, please provide us with a two (2) page, double-spaced essay using the prompts below.

  1. What are your long-term goals or career plans?
  2. What skills and job experience do you have in a business environment?
  3. What do you expect or hope to learn from this internship?
  4. Why do you want to participate in the Summer Internship Program?
  5. Please tell us about yourself, your hobbies, your interests, and/or your extracurricular activities and anything else you would like to share, so that we may get to know you better.

Please submit the essay a can be emailed to:

Or mailed to the following address:

BSNC Shareholder Development Department

 3301 C St. Ste. 100

 Anchorage, AK 99503



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking, or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about



  • This position is subject to federal or company requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination or regular testing. Details to be provided by the hiring manager.  Employees are expected to comply with all current and future federal and company requirements.


  • This position is not subject to federal requirements regarding Department of Transportation “safety-sensitive” functions.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.


  • No supervisory responsibilities.


As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference.  BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.


Bering Straits Native Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.


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