North Dakota businesses looking for interns who are college students can receive up to $3,000 in matching funds. Operation Intern offers private businesses up to $30,000 every two years to fund internships in their company.
The program is designed to expand the number of new internship, work experience and apprenticeship positions with North Dakota employers. The program’s primary focus is employers in the state’s targeted industries: energy, advanced manufacturing, value-added agriculture, tourism and technology-based businesses.
This internship guide is intended to help employers grow their business by creating internship programs or enhancing existing internship programs. This guide highlights how to start an internship program, where to find interns, as well as some financial programs and incentives available.