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Available Interships

Waldinger

Enterprise Application Intern (Supports IT)

Contact bburk@avescholarsdesmoines.org with interest

6200 Scout Trail, Des Moines, IA 50321

20-30 hours per week

Paid

Beginning of Summer

Responsibilities: Support employees with setting up and troubleshooting mobile applications, primarily on iPads. Coordinate support to a queue of users, acting as a "mini help desk."
Skills Developed: Develop customer service skills, phone etiquette, and technical troubleshooting skills.
Requirements: Ideal for a student interested in IT or a career at Waldinger. Must be familiar with using an iPad.
Opportunities: The position offers the potential to develop into a full-time position. Transportation support may be provided, indicating assistance with commuting if necessary.
This internship is designed for students with an interest in IT, offering a practical introduction to technical support and customer service within a professional setting.

Central Iowa Center for Independent Living

CICIL Connection Center Staff Intern

Contact bburk@avescholarsdesmoines.org with interest

100 E Euclid Ave. Suite 107, Des Moines, IA 50313

Part Time

$13 to $15 per hour

Flexible

Interns at CICIL will engage in tasks that support individuals with disabilities, promoting integration and independence. Activities include greeting participants, supporting daily activities, engaging in skill-building activities, and occasional light cleaning. Interns will learn about the five core services: Information and Referral, Peer Support, Independent Living Skill Training, Advocacy, and Transition.

Hy-Vee

Retail Human Resources Summer Intern OR Retail Leadership

Contact bburk@avescholarsdesmoines.org with interest

Training location assigned based on location preference

Up to 40 hours per week

around $15/hour

Flexible start date - 10 weeks from start date

Program Details: A 10-week paid internship that combines self-paced learning modules with immersive hands-on training led by an in-store mentor. Interns work up to 40 hours per week based on their availability, with a flexible start date. The program also offers the ability to attend Hy-Vee Career Day on June 12th and concludes with an exit interview, with the opportunity for continued employment.
What You’ll Learn: Interns will gain knowledge and experience in customer service and friendliness, leadership and teamwork, problem solving and time management, and general retail store operations.

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