Summer 2022 Education Intern

One Sealaska Plaza, suite 300
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As the Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) Education Intern, you will help plan, coordinate, and implement various youth programming activities this summer. This may include the logistics to prepare for summer camps – setting up, working with students, and cleaning up after the camps. In addition, you will gain program evaluation skills through collection of student experience surveys. You will gain experience supervising children of differing ages, ensuring their safety, development, growth, skill-achievement, and general well-being at different educational programming.


This position will take place onsite at the SHI office in Juneau, AK. The Education Intern will need to be available to work by June 1, 2022.


  • Support the SHI education team in event development and planning through the use of word processing and spreadsheet building
  • Assist in summer camp set up and break down, including lifting boxes or supplies
  • Assist the Education team in leading cultural activities during events for children of various ages
  • Support student evaluations from camp experience



  • Interest in education and learning
  • Desire to work with children of various ages
  • Flexible with change and adjusting schedules
  • Basic computer skills (Word and Excel)
  • Ability to navigate online forms
  • Sealaska shareholder, descendant of a shareholder, or spouse of a shareholder
  • At least 18 years of age by start date
  • Must be currently enrolled in college or a vocational-technical school or a recent graduate (1-2 years) and have completed one year of school by the start date
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Major/minor in Education, Linguistics, Public Administration, or Indigenous studies
  • At least a 2.5 GPA
  • Strong critical thinking and research skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to both collaborate with a team and work independently
  • Self-starter with ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to travel, as needed

Additional Requirements:

  • Submit resume with online application
  • Provide most recent transcript (unofficial)
  • You may be asked to provide proof of your status as a Sealaska shareholder, shareholder descendant, or shareholder spouse
  • You must successfully complete a background check prior to onboarding at Sealaska
  • Employment for this position will be subject to all relevant laws, regulations, orders, and the like and may require full vaccination against COVID-19, weekly testing, or other precautionary measures. Based on the Executive Orders issued by President Biden in September 2021, roles working on or in connection with a federal contract, or working at a federal-contractor’s workplace, will require full vaccination against COVID-19; roles which are unrelated to federal contracts will be subject to OSHA’s yet-to-be-published Emergency Temporary Standard relating to vaccination in the workplace.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will sit for extended periods of time; walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift/carry and/or move up to 20-50 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will primarily work in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.



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