Summer Internship/Job Opportunities

The Quapaw Tribal Education Department is often notified of certain summer internships and job opportunities available to students. Often these opportunities have specific criteria relative to educational background, tribal affiliations, course of study and year in school, and so on. Please take a moment to carefully access whether you are qualified for these positions.

We will post as much information as possible regarding each position. If you have a question, please contact those listed as the contact person for that program.

This ten-week summer internship in Washington, DC is for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian Country. The internship is fully funded: the Foundation provides round-trip airfare, housing, per diem for food and incidentals, and a stipend at the close of the program. For application information, view the website.

For additional information, please email Melodie Sivadon Reader.

  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Internship Program Webinars for Students - Students interested in learning more about internship programs and opportunities with United States Department of Agriculture agencies can find more information on the NRCS Careers website ( These USDA Internship Webinars will be hosted by the Department. USDA agencies, including NRCS, will be present to discuss internship opportunities within the agency and how to apply.

Students must have access to the internet and a computer with a speaker, and will need to register in advance in order to participate. The webinars are primarily for students in scientific degree programs.

  • Morris K. Udall Foundation Internship Given by Morris K Udall Foundation Amount: ongoing internship program Contact Phone: 520.670.5529 Website The Native American Congressional Internship Program provides Native Americans and Alaska Natives with an insider's view of the federal government. Our ten-week internship in Washington, D.C., places students in Senate and House offices, committees, Cabinet departments and the White House, where they are able to observe government decision-making processes first-hand.
  • Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Student Scholarship and Internship Opportunities Given by: Bureau of Indian Education, U.S. Department of the Interior Amount: Varies Contact Phone: 202.208.6123 Requirements: Varies