Location: Piketon, Ohio
Title: College Intern (Engineering, Business Management, Environmental, Safety, Quality, Information Technology/Cyber Security, etc.)
Schedule (FT/PT): Temporary Full Time
Travel Required: No
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind Dynamics, LLC is an Alaska Native-owned Small Disadvantaged Business, specializing in infrastructure support services and facilities maintenance, base operating services, waste management, radiological services, security control, force protection, environmental services, janitorial services, professional, administrative, and management services.

Application window extended to Close of Business 4/15/2024.

Interns will be assigned to departments including Engineering, Business Management, Environmental, Safety, Quality, Information Technology/Cyber Security, and others as best suited based upon academic area of study and the needs of the organization.


The College Intern position provides qualified students with practical work experience that is intended to complement their academic course work. Support the NWD contract performance through a range of activities and assigned tasks requiring knowledge of a defined technical, professional, and/or operational area. Receive training and mentorship in planning and carrying out activities and assignments to support the assigned department. Interns can gain valuable work experience through on-the-job training and mentorship in planning and executing activities to support project performance. Assists Interns with developing a professional networking base for the future positions in their desired occupational field. Interns will be assigned to departments including Engineering, Business Management, Environmental, Safety, Quality, Information Technology/Cyber Security, and others as best suited based upon academic area of study and the needs of the organization.


  • Under direct supervision of professional staff, provides entry-level professional support services in a specialty field, as appropriate to the day-to-day operating objectives of the department.
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of assigned projects; participates in projects and programs that will develop professional skills and expertise.
  • Utilize acquired knowledge and skills to carry out and complete department activities and objectives.
  • Provide basic and advanced technical support relative to the assigned department workload.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, ability to complete projects within timelines and under minimal supervision, proficient in Microsoft office, knowledgeable able to perform within academic study area, and ability to perform technical writing.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Maintains a safe working environment. Demonstrates awareness and implementation of applicable environmental, safety, and health (ES&H) requirements while also alerting co-workers of such requirements as needed.
  • Demonstrates the ability to get along with co-workers, customers, and visitors.
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to safety and quality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Safety Responsibilities
Maintain awareness of safety risks for yourself and others while working. Keep work area in order and free of hazards. Perform work within the controls identified and stop work when an unsafe work condition exists. Participate in safety programs and initiatives. Report all injuries. Participate in work planning so that hazards are identified, and appropriate corrective actions are taken.

Education and Experience

  • Position requires high school diploma or equivalent plus full-time student currently enrolled in good standing, pursuing an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree and having completed a minimum three semesters or four quarters (minimum of 30 hours) of completed academic coursework toward a specified degree relevant to the NWD scope of work as of December 31st of prior year.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 with the exception of students enrolled in an engineering degree which requires minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70.
  • Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and a working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, including the creation and modification of PDF documents.

Skills and Abilities:
Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, documents relative to academic study area, procedures, and manuals.
  • Ability to write routine and non-routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to present and speak effectively before groups.

Mathematics Skills

  • Ability to make mathematical calculations with reasonable speed and accuracy.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and deal with abstract and concrete variables.

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Typing skills and the ability to operate an office copier, telephone, and computer are required.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and age 18 or older, and able to pass a drug and/or alcohol screening test as well as a background check.


  • Advanced experience and/or academic coursework focused in Engineering, Business Management, Environmental, Safety, Quality, or Information Technology/Cyber Security preferred.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is required to sit for part of the day. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and drive.
  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25-30 pounds on a regular basis and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Works in a typical office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • Will occasionally work in other environments, including outside, where noise levels and weather conditions may vary.
  • If performing field work, the employee will typically spend a considerable amount of time at a jobsite exposed to outside environments and construction/operation activities.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.