Business Internships

Business Career Partners


AC Hotels/Marriott

Ac Hotels logoThe Liberty Center AC Marriott Hotel will host this hospitality and tourism internship for those interested in management careers in professions such as hotels, restaurants, casinos and entertainment. Students will be introduced to the hospitality industry through hands-on experience with an emphasis on front and back of the house operations in addition to administrative and sales procedures. 



Emery Federal Credit Union

Emery Credit Union logoEmery Federal Credit Union is a full service financial cooperative, with four branch locations in the tri-state area offering a complete range of banking products and services. Working with Lakota, Emery has developed a two-week internship program for students who want to learn more about the financial services field. Students will rotate among six areas, gaining experience from professionals in banking, operations, finance, human resources, marketing and recruitment, and sales.

First Financial Bank

First Financial logoFirst Financial Bank has been in business for over 150 years, helping individuals and businesses with their financial needs. Partnering with Lakota, First Financial offers a two-week program for students who want to learn more about the financial services field. Students will rotate among six areas, gaining experience from professionals in banking, operations, finance, loans, management and marketing.

Planes Companies

Planes logoPlanes Companies is headquartered in West Chester and offers paid business internships for students. Areas of emphasis include learning task management, the basics of working in an office environment, teamwork, collaboration, communication and networking. Students will work in customer service, reception, commercial, logistics, marketing, and billing & claims departments as needed.



Prosource‚Äč

Prosource logoProsource, a tri-state provider of office equipment, document automation and technology solutions, has partnered with Lakota to offer students paid internships in the sales or finance fields. One student is selected for the sales area, which covers sales introduction, sales pre-call planning, implementation processes, traditional versus consultative selling, customer support, market research and customer relationships. The finance internship will include hands-on experience in accounting systems, purchasing, customer support/leasing, accounts receivable, cash application/accounts payable, bank reconciliation, finance and closing. These are paid internships that occur over a two month period during the summer.

SanMar Corporation

Sanmar logoSanMar is a premier supplier of wholesale apparel, bags and caps based in Issaquah, WA with eight national distribution centers. SanMar is offering Lakota high school students a unique internship in the apparel industry. Over the course of one week, students will gain hands-on experience in the supply chain fields. Rotations include distribution and supply chain, management, human resources, leadership development, and the printing of images on clothing apparel.

Valley Central Bank

Valley Central logoValley Central Bank has been serving the financial needs of the community since 1884. Recently expanding in the Liberty Township area, Valley Central has partnered with Lakota to develop a one-week internship program for students who want to learn more about the financial services field. Students will rotate among six areas, gaining experience from professionals in banking, operations, finance, loan underwriting, leadership, and sales.

Various Views

Various Views logoVarious Views Research is a full service market research/consumer insights agency. They have qualitative and quantitative products and services that allow the firm to work with clients on-site, online and through virtual/digital technology. Over the course of two weeks, students will rotate among different departments, gaining hands-on experience in the marketing and marketing research fields.

WLHS 89.9FM/WMKV 89.3FM

Maple Knoll radio logoA partnership between Lakota and WLHS/WMKV radio offers students hands-on experience in the communications and broadcasting fields. WLHS/WMKV is a member-supported public radio with its studios located at Maple Knoll Village in Springdale. Over the course of two weeks, students will rotate among ten different areas to gain experience in radio station structure, talk show production, news simulcast, recording and editing, interviewing and editing, marketing, public relations and more.

 


Valley Central Bank

Valley Central Bank has been serving the financial needs of the community since 1884. Recently expanding in the Liberty Township area, Valley Central has partnered with Lakota to develop a one-week internship program for students who want to learn more about the financial services field. Students will rotate among six areas, gaining experience from professionals in banking, operations, finance, loan underwriting, leadership, and sales.




WMKV Radio

A partnership between Lakota and WLHS/WMKV radio offers students hands-on experience in the communications and broadcasting fields. WLHS/WMKV is a member-supported public radio with its studios located at Maple Knoll Village in Springdale. Over the course of two weeks, students will rotate among ten different areas to gain experience in radio station structure, talk show production, news simulcast, recording and editing, interviewing and editing, marketing, public relations and more.