Tap into the Pool

Intern Bemidji will help your organization tap into Northern Minnesota’s best and brightest from the area’s colleges and universities. Whether you’re a large business, a mom and pop, or something in between, Intern Bemidji connects your organization to the best young talent in the region.

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Sanford Health of Northern MN Intern, Kendra Cobb

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Design Angler Intern, Katrina Broten

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Minntex - Quick Lubes Intern, Dane Plifka

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Karvakko Engineering Intern, Santipab Tipparach

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TJ Design Intern, Nick Bruggeman

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Bemidji Chrysler Center Intern, Jacob Bronczyk


Find the perfect candidate for your internship, job or short term project.



Find out how rich our region is with career opportunities.

About InternBemidji

InternBemidji is the result of collaboration between Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College, Oak Hills Christian College and area business leaders. InternBemidji simplifies the process for employers of finding bright, talented students for short term projects, jobs, and internships. Students, start your career here. Start your career now.

Success Story: TJ Studio, Bemidji MN

Trish Richie

Over the past eleven years TJ Studio has had multiple opportunities to tap into the knowledge and talent at BSU via internship opportunities that have spanned from computer science majors to graphic design majors. Each encounter has proven to be a learning experience for both TJ and the student. TJ has been fortunate to offer long-term employment to some of the students and retain their expertise in Bemidji. Other interns, that have moved on, still provide consulting services on a project-by-project basis, which has been a win-win for all.

Trish Richie, Owner - TJ Studio

Success Story: Sanford Health, Bemidji MN

Brad Neis

The Bemidji State University interns have been extremely instrumental in starting up a joint venture between Sanford Bemidji and Bemidji High School. Their involvement has allowed us to successfully launch the Bemidji Lumberjack and Sanford Health POWER Summer Program. Brian and Kendra’s enthusiasm and knowledge of sports performance training has been wonderful. We can’t thank the Neilson Foundation and BSU enough for this opportunity to have such fine individuals available to assist with our program.

Brad Neis, Director of Rehab Services - Sanford Bemidji

Success Story: Karvakko Engineering, Bemidji MN

Mike Karvakko

I was really impressed with the level of knowledge Rueben brought with him—which speaks volumes for the level of education provided at BSU. It has been a real pleasure to mentor Rueben and watch his skills grow, and it was a welcomed decision by our staff to keep Rueben beyond the period of the Neilson Foundation Internship Program timeframe. We will definitely apply again for this program next year.

Mike Karvakko, P.E., Principal - Karvakko Engineering

Success Story: Bemidji Chrysler Center, Honda of Bemidji, Bemidji MN

Al Giesbrecht

Not only was our intern Jake excitied and enthusiastic about receiving the opportunity to work with our business, it was a valuable way for him to get real life experience in today’s work environment, and a great eye opener for the road ahead. Thanks to the Neilson Foundation Internship Program for the opportunity to support the growth and education of our students today.

Al Giesbrecht, Service Manager - Bemidji Chrysler Center, Honda of Bemidji

Success Story: Minntex - Quick Lubes, Bemidji MN

Sandy Macleod

Our experience with the BSU intern programme was very fruitful. It was energizing for our organization to engage with a student with drive and enthusiasm. Our intern benefited from valuable real world business experience and we benefited from fresh ideas and perspective and a link into the BSU academic community.

Sandy Macleod, President - Minntex - Quick Lubes

Success Story: Design Angler, Inc., Bemidji MN

Mitch Blessing

Since our business started 3 years ago we have been looking for internship opportunities to participate in. The Neilson Foundation program allowed us to hire 2 summer employees at a fair wage, thus allowing them to expand (and live by) their skill sets. It was good for the company’s moral, good for the intern’s career paths, and good for me. I found I learned as much from them as they from me.

Mitch Blessing, Creative Director - Design Angler, Inc.