Regional Internship Opportunities

ABOUT

Since the program’s pilot year in 2021, we have dispersed nearly $220,000 in funding for 104 internships with 54 unique companies in the South Bend - Elkhart region. Interns participating in this program earned an average wage of $20/hour, worked an average of 400 hours, and earned an average of $8,000.

Program partners include the the University of Notre Dame's Center for Civic Innovation, enFocus, IT Sector Partnership, Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, Marshall County Lifelong Learning Network, Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, and the South Bend Regional Chamber.

EMPLOYER PARTNERS

The following employers have hosted interns through this program:

  • 1st Source Bank
  • Abonmarche
  • AM General
  • Ameri-Can Engineering
  • ASA Electronics, LLC
  • AT Components
  • Aunalytics
  • Beacon Health System
  • Bennington Marine
  • BMI Audit Services
  • Conn-Selmer
  • CTS Corp
  • ITAMCO
  • Kem Krest
  • Lawson-Fisher
  • Lebermuth
  • Listing Mirror, LLC
  • Lippert
  • MackTool
  • Norco Industries
  • Paapri Cloud Technologies
  • PLACON
  • Robert Weed
  • Sibley Machine
  • SPI Industries
  • Universal Bearings
  • VAST Power Systems

$220,000+

IN FUNDING

54 EMPLOYERS

FROM ELKHART, MARSHALL, AND ST. JOSEPH COUNTIES

104 TOTAL

SUBSIDIZED AND UNSUBSIDIZED INTERNSHIPS

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Represented Since Summer 2021

  • Bethel University
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana University - Bloomington
  • Indiana University - South Bend
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • Purdue University
  • Purdue University - Fort Wayne
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Saint Mary's College
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Trine University
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Valpariaso University
  • Western Michigan University

$20/HOUR

AVERAGE WAGE

$8,000

AVERAGE EARNINGs

14 EVENTS

SOCIAL, NETWORKING, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTACT US

Interested in hosting interns through this program as an employer or participating in this program as a student? Please contact Regional Internship Manager, Alicia Einfalt, at LIFTNetwork@southbendelkhart.org.

THANK YOU

To our Program Partners