Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board offers a variety of meaningful internships to undergraduate and graduate students on a spring, summer and fall schedule.


Students applying for and participating in the intern program must:

  • Currently be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a student on at least a half-time schedule at an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical program (recent graduates will be considered on a case-by-case basis);
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • Begin the internship with junior standing or above. If you attend a vocational/technical school, you must have at least completed the first year of your program, at least nine months, by the beginning of the internship;
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Agree to and abide by the rules and regulations of the intern program and GPTCHB policies and procedures; and
  • Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing technology, including:
    • Office software suite knowledge (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
    • Email usage (sending messages and attachments)
    • General internet usage (searching, downloading, etc.).

How to Apply:
To apply for an internship with GPTCHB please complete the online application. You will need the following information:

  • Basic Contact Information
  • Tribe, Reservation and Enrollment Number/Blood Quantum if wish to be considered under the Indian Preference Act
  • Contact Information for last three employers
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Personal Statement addressing the following:
    • Why are you applying for an internship?
    • How did your interest in your chosen field develop?
    • What do you hope to learn from this internship?
    • What do you see as your strengths?
    • What are you career goals/aspirations?
    • What useful skills and qualities can you offer to effectively contribute to the organization?
    • Where have you demonstrated these strengths/skills