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Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cda

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Dig'nIT Internships

The Dig'nIT internship program is for tech-minded teenagers in Kootenai County who are ready to dive into a professional setting for a summer of hands-on learning.

The goal of the program is to provide students with meaningful workplace experiences that will inform their decision-making as they prepare for college and high-tech careers.

What do students gain from a Dig'nIT Internship?

  • Earn $11/hour working 30 hours/week over eight weeks during the summer
  • Gain hands-on experience with STEAM careers. Host site placements may include:
    • Software development
    • Hardware development and repair
    • Programming
    • Cybersecurity
    • IT management
    • Web design
    • Digital marketing
  • Shadow professionals while assisting creatively and physically
  • Assist with technical support and computer programming projects
  • Learn how to contribute to a professional team effort

Eligibility

  • At least 16 years old and nearing the completion of tenth to twelfth grade
  • Familiarity or willingness to learn about topics relating to:
    • Programming
    • App development
    • Web design
    • Graphic design
    • Hardware development and/or repair
    • Social media management
    • Cyber security techniques
  • Commit to working 30 hours/week for eight weeks, working with your host site to create a schedule that fits within 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
  • No second job or vacations longer than two workdays during the eight-week internship
  • Your own transportation to and from your host site and the U of I Coeur d'Alene for orientation
  • Submit an application. Check back in mid-spring 2020 for details.

Program Structure

  • Mid-May: Applications due
  • By June 1: Interviews held at U of I Coeur d'Alene and interns selected
  • Mid-June: Orientation week  
  • Mid-June through early August: Interns work 30 hours/week at their host sites.
  • Early August: Intern Showcase featuring individual presentations at U of I Coeur d'Alene

If you have questions or would like to learn more, contact Juli Anderson at julianaa@uidaho.edu.

University of Idaho

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cda

U of I CDA Directory Directions