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Alutiiq LLC | Anchorage, AK
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Job Description

Position Overview:

The Afognak Native Corporation College Intern program provides Afognak Shareholders who are enrolled in college with work experience and an opportunity to explore career options. This internship provides Afognak Interns with an opportunity to learn about employment opportunities available through Afognak Native Corporation; industries in which Afognak, Alutiiq, and their subsidiaries work; workplace dynamics; and how to excel in a team environment. The program is designed to promote Shareholder hire.

Interns will learn about Alaska Native Corporations and get a broad exposure to different departments, while working on at least one specific project.

Internships are available in the following departments: Information Technology, Legal, Board Support, and Facility Services. College interns are required to work 40 hours per week over an eight-week period. Internships start on June 10, 2019 and end on August 2, 2019. Interns primary work location will be either Afognak's Anchorage, Kodiak, or Port Lions office. Interns will receive a program orientation, regular mentorship, project specific or job shadowing experience in several departments, and other trainings designed to enhance their workplace skills.

College interns will be paid a wage of $20 per hour. One time roundtrip airfare may be provided for interns who live outside of the office location where they are placed, assuming housing can be provided by a host family. Shareholder Services will examine on a case-by-case basis whether a successful applicant qualifies for one-time roundtrip airfare to the intern work location.

Who May Apply:

* Afognak Native Corporation (ANC) Shareholders who are Native.
* Applicants must be either an undergraduate or graduate college student enrolled full-time in a degree program.
* To be eligible to apply for the College Intern program applicants must be a high school graduate or have a GED and be at least 18 years of age at the time their internship would begin.
* Applicants must have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher to participate in the program.

Application Procedure:

A complete application packet includes the following:

* Online Afognak Native Corporation Employment Application.
* Most recent college or high school (for incoming college freshman) transcript; transcripts must list the cumulative GPA. Applicants may submit an unofficial (copy) transcript;
* Cover letter addressing the following questions:
* What year of college you are in and when you plan to graduate.
* Why you are applying for a College Internship with Afognak Native Corporation.
* What do you hope to gain or accomplish from your internship
* The department(s) you are interested in working in and why (e.g., Information Technology (IT); Legal; Board Support; Facility Services).
* What your career goals are and how do you plan to achieve them.
* Shareholder ID# as proof of ANC Voting Shareholder status; and

* Resume.

Applicants may contact ANC to ask for copies of their intern application or assistance with online application issues to contact Shareholder Development, or to make other inquiries.

Primary/Major Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

1) Information Technology (IT) College Intern Position:

* Learn IT management system development, collaboration, implementation and documentation.
* Become familiar with IT processes used in the Finance, Legal, and Human Resources departments.
* Assist dept. leaders in assessing project parameters, and communicating progress to supervisor.
* Use applicable software, follow instructions, and meet project timelines set by IT supervisors.
* Transfer content from current systems to cloud-based SharePoint system, on a limited basis for various internal departments.

Or 2) Legal and/or Board Support College Intern Position:

* Assist with indexing, classifying, organizing, digitizing, and archiving company records.
* Assist with tracking, compiling, and analyzing data, including, but not limited to, data regarding policies, leases, and disclosure requirements.
* Conduct targeted audits of prior and current leases, subleases, and other contracts.
* Conduct testing of workflow applications and suggest areas of improvement.
* Assist with filing and improving filing systems.
* Assist with Board and Board Committee meeting preparations and logistics.
* Assist with tasks related to training modules and training library.
* Assist with video production projects, quarterly newsletters or other publications.
* Assist with other Legal and Board Support special projects as assigned.

Required Skills

Required Qualifications:

* Afognak Native Corporation Voting Shareholder (Alaska Native).
* Current undergraduate or graduate college student enrolled full-time in a degree program.
* Must be high school graduate or have a GED, and be at least 18 years of age.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and judgment, able to apply tact, confidentiality, and diplomacy in all situations.
* Strong writing, communication, analytical and strategic skills preferred.
* Able to set priorities, organize resources, multi-task, meet deadlines and balance competing demands.
* Able to work collaboratively with other departments and with outside consultants.
* Able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Required Experience:

Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher.

Physical Demands:

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be considered to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

About Alutiiq LLC

Alutiiq provides Education and Training Services to various Department of Labor Job Corp facilities or campuses. These campuses provide educational, vocational and life skills training to economically disadvantaged students. More than 75 percent of those who enroll in Job Corps become employed, obtain further training or participate in higher education, or join the military becoming productive, self-sufficient members of society. Alutiiq operates the Flint/Genesee Job Corps Center, and partners with ResCare Inc. in the operation of three other Job Corps Centers, Northland, Tulsa and Treasure Island. In addition, Alutiiq operates the Outreach and Admissions and Career Transition Services (Placement) in the state of New Jersey and in New York City for 2,750 arrivals and is responsible for placing over 400 completed students annually. Alutiiq is also responsible for 429 student arrivals in Oklahoma as part of a sub contract with ResCare in the operation of the Tulsa Job Corps Center. Job Corps is the nation's oldest residential, educational and training program for young adults. Originally formed in 1964 under the Office of Economic Opportunity, it has successfully trained more than 2.0 million young people. Job corps is divided into six regions, each made up of several states. There are more than 120 campuses nationwide, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Job is operated as a public-private partnership. The government provides facilities and equipment for the Centers. Private companies, and several other federal agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service, Parks Service, Bureau of Reclamation and Fish and Wildlife, contract with the Department of Labor to operate the Centers, recruit young men and women and provide job placement services. A unique approach, integrating academic, vocational and social skills training in a residential program, is employed. This gives young people a chance to change their lives and obtain realistic work experience and life skills. Active employer involvement in center training is also key to ensuring that students receive the work-related training needed to become competitive in the marketplace. Alutiiq supports Job Corps Centers nationwide to include the following: Flint/Genesee Job Corps Center, Flint, Michigan (Prime Contractor) Capacity 330, male/female to include non-resident students. Special Features: The Center operates a Day Care Center for 40 children and 30 students in conjunction with Head Start of Michigan. Vocational offerings: Business Clerical, Accounting Clerk, Computer Support Specialist, Health Occupations, Dispensing Optician, Dental Assistant, Manufacturing Technician, Welding, and Union operated Bricklayer, Carpentry and Painter.