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High School Internship Program

Thank you for your interest in our Rutherford Works High School Internship Program. The Application process for 2019 has officially closed.

 

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The Rutherford Works High School Internship Program is a partnership with employers who offer students productive and meaningful work assignments with a learning component ideally related to their area of interest. The Internship Program will provide rising seniors, who reside in Rutherford County, the opportunity to gain paid work experience with a Rutherford County employer.

Students will learn about and begin to develop 21st Century skills and competencies needed for success in the workplace. The duration of internship is 4 weeks or 64 working hours. In addition to gaining work experience, students will also receive 4 hours of pre-employment training and 16 hours of work based learning. 

Each intern will be paid $10 per hour as well as earning great experience for their resume!

 

To be eligible to apply for an internship, you must:

  • Be a resident of Rutherford County and eligible to work in the US
  • Be entering your senior year of high school
  • Have reliable transportation to and from the training and job site
  • Submit two letters of recommendation with your online application
  • Submit a current resume with your online application
  • Work 20 hours per week Monday – Friday during the month of June (No exceptions)

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Agriculture

Agriculture

Family Pet Health
1003 - Pet Health Intern
The Family Pet Health is seeking an intern with veterinary knowledge to help execute nursing care, animal lab work, properly caring for kennels and work on some in-house marketing projects.

Architecture & Construction

Architecture & Construction

Ole South
1008 - Assistant Project Manager
To assist Project Managers and Customer Care Technicians in day to day activities. Help to schedule vendors and subcontractors to complete their tasks and ensure jobsites are kept clean and safe.

Town of Smyrna
1016 - Public Works Intern
This internship is going to be working on assignments with various departments within the Public Works Department that will have a leaning component ideally related to their area of interest. The Public Works Department offers experiences in all components of stormwater, streets, geology, and engineering.

Roscoe Brown Inc.
1030 - Service Intern
Assist in all aspects of the HVAC/R service department. Primarily performing service and repairs on Commercial/Residential HVAC/R systems, while working under the supervision of trained HVAC Technicians.

1031 - Service Intern
Assist in all aspects of the HVAC/R service department. Primarily performing service and repairs on Commercial/Residential HVAC/R systems, while working under the supervision of trained HVAC Technicians.

MTSU Concrete Management
1048 - Concrete & Construction Materials Intern
Each week you will be a part of various lab projects that involve construction material research. You will learn how to run lab equipment and tests on materials like wood, soil, aggregate and concrete. You will enter data in EXCEL spreadsheets and create graphs and charts explaining your results. In addition, you will be assigned to shadow an industry alumni from our program one day per week so you can see what other types of jobs are possible in this industry.

Business & Finance

Business & Finance

Calsonic Kansei
1004 - Human Relations Intern
This internship provides opportunity to explore recuiting, morale events, benefits, reporting and team member relations as it relates to the human Resources Department goals.

Town of Smyrna - Finance
1009 - Accounting Intern
Intern will work alongside Town of Smyrna Finance Department to assist with accounts recieveable, vendor reconcilliation and maangement of records.

Murfreesboro Electric Department
1010 - Finance Intern
The Finance Intern is under the direct supervision of the Chief Financial Officer. The Intern will assist the personnel of the accounting department in maintaining utility customer and company accounting records. Intern will also perform other tasks as assigned by their supervisor. This position is subject to preemployment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, random, promotion/transfer, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing.

Middle Tennessee Electric Corportation
1017 - Communications & Member Services Intern
To assist personnel in the communications and member services department to perform those functions necessary to communicate information and ideas between members and management of The Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation. To increase the level of member understanding and satisfaction regarding his/her electric service and MTEMC’s policies, programs, and activities.

GuarantyTrust
1019 - Operational Intern
This position will participate in the organization’s day-to-day business operations supporting the loan production. This includes Mortgage Loan Setup; Processing; Underwriting and Human Resources: Compliance and Marketing support functions. This internship will provide an opportunity for a student to learn more about how the mortgage industry works and how the different functions interact together to support a customer achieving home ownership.

Nissan
1020 - Purchasing Intern
In this role, the intern will learn the role of purchasing within automotive manufacturing processes, from the development of bid packages through awarding of contracts. Assist a buyer develop a bid package and/or product sourcing strategy and explore the competencies required for a successful career in purchasing, including but not limited to negotiation, problem solving, and decision making.

1026 - HR Intern
In this role, the intern will learn the role of Human Resources within the automotive industry. Assist a Human Resources Business Partner in workforce planning; recruiting, interviewing, and selection; training and development; employee relations; and succession planning.

1027 - Finance Intern
In this role, the intern will learn the role of finance within automotive manufacturing processes, including how budgets are created, funding is allocated, and financial performance is measured. Other opportunities will include assisting financial analysts in managing costs among four key areas: capital expense, operating expense, logistics, and product economic control. Expploring the competencies required for a successful career in finance, including but not limited to data analysis, negotiation, problem solving, and decision making.

Rutherford County Government
1034 - HR Intern
The purpose of this classification is to cultivate a relationship between High School students pursuing a career in Human Resources or a closely related field and Rutherford County Government. This position assists the Rutherford County Human Resources Department. Duties will include varying aspects of Training and Development, Performance Management, Job Descriptions, Records Management, Compensation and other related areas. Reports directly to the HR Generalist.

Bridgestone- AMEC
1044 - Plant Business Intern
Intern will work at the North America Manufacturing Education Center (NAMEC) assisting with development of training materials, auditing training records, and reviewing training records for the plant.

Government & Public Administration

Government & Public Administration

City of Eagleville
1046 - Administrative Intern
The City of Eagleville Administrative Intern will prepare for, attend, and support in City Council meetings, work sessions, Planning Commission meetings, committee meetings and Municipal Court. This internship is perfect for candidates interested in planning, or opportunities in public service such as police, fire, recreation and administration.

Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic
1001 - Office Nurse Intern
Primary objective is to provide nursing support within the Department or Clinic-wide when requested, follow instruction of physician/provider, adhere to all policies and procedures of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and meet the needs of our patients in a teamwork approach.

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic
1002 - Office Nurse Intern
Primary objective is to provide nursing support within the Department or Clinic-wide when requested, follow instruction of physician/provider, adhere to all policies and procedures of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and meet the needs of our patients in a teamwork approach.

Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality & Tourism

US Parks Department - Stones River National Battlefield
1032 - Parks Operations Intern
As the National Park Service moves into its second century of caring for and sharing our nation’s most significant natural and historic sites, Stones River National Battlefield offers students the opportunity to explore a wide array of career paths make national parks among the best career experiences in our nation. The intern will work with park staff, volunteers, and other student interns to help manage cultural and natural resources of Stones River National Battlefield while participating in interpretive activities that help connect the public to those resources.

Information Technology

Information Technology

Murfreesboro Electric Department
1011 - Computer Technician
Under the general supervision of the Director of IT, performs complex professional work with computer hardware, software, and network systems. Installs and supports network servers including operating systems and applications software. Installs and supports personal computers and network operations; provides hardware and software planning and evaluation; provides problem solving and training for end users; and ensures systems efficiency and integrity. Provides research and support for new technologies.

Rutherford County Government
1033 - GIS Technician
The purpose of this job is to perform the technical work functions associated with adding property to maps and providing general support within the GIS Department. Duties and responsibilities include adding new parcels of land to assessment maps; adding/correcting street and highway information; entering map changes into the Geography Information System (GIS) and CAAS Appraisal system; providing customer service to the public; researching information; copying and distributing documents; filing documents and maintaining records, answering the telephone, providing information and relaying messages, and performing other duties as assigned. Reports to GIS Manager.

1035 - Information Technology Intern
The purpose of this classification is assists the Office of Information Technology with technical work involving installation, maintenance, troubleshooting computer hardware, peripherals and related components. Duties and responsibilities include coordinating computer installation, maintenance and performing other duties as assigned. Reports to Technical Support Manager.

City of Murfreesboro
1039 - Police Information Technology Intern
Performs basic technical and professional administrative work managing the City’s Information Technology helpdesk function including user needs, fulfillment and inventory management; serves as project lead on some hardware-based projects; does related work as required.

1040 - Helpdesk IT Intern
Performs basic technical and professional administrative work managing the City’s Information Technology helpdesk function including user needs, fulfillment and inventory management; serves as project lead on some hardware-based projects; does related work as required.

1041 - Helpdesk IT Intern
Performs basic technical and professional administrative work managing the City’s Information Technology helpdesk function including user needs, fulfillment and inventory management; serves as project lead on some hardware-based projects; does related work as required.

1042 - Systems IT Intern
Performs basic technical and professional administrative work managing the City’s Information Technology helpdesk function including user needs, fulfillment and inventory management; serves as project lead on some hardware-based projects; does related work as required.

1043 - GIS Mapping Intern
Performs tasks related to the development, maintenance, & implementation of Geographic Information System (GIS).

TriStar StoneCrest
1045 - Technology Specialist Intern
Intern will assist with re-cabling project and assure the nursing unit computers retain connection to the primary network after re-cable project is completed. Promote teamwork to meet the organizational goals and objectives. Maintain PC network to provide maximum systems availability and performance.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Nissan
1023 - Mechatronics/Engineering/Mainenance Intern
In this role, the intern will learn manufacturing processes spanning from engineering and vehicle development through final assembly and shipment of product. This inter will also assist an engineer address a vehicle defect by investigating the current state of the defect, analyzing the root cause(s) of the defect, developing a solution to eliminate the defect from reoccurring and explore the use of automated equipment in automotive assembly processes.

1024 - Mechatronics/Engineering/Mainenance Intern
In this role, the intern will learn manufacturing processes spanning from engineering and vehicle development through final assembly and shipment of product. This inter will also assist an engineer address a vehicle defect by investigating the current state of the defect, analyzing the root cause(s) of the defect, developing a solution to eliminate the defect from reoccurring and explore the use of automated equipment in automotive assembly processes.

Marketing

Marketing

MTEMC
1018 - Communications & Member Services Intern
To assist personnel in the communications and member services department to perform those functions necessary to communicate information and ideas between members and management of The Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation. To increase the level of member understanding and satisfaction regarding his/her electric service and MTEMC’s policies, programs, and activities.

Murfreesboro VIP
1028 - Social Media Intern
VIP Murfreesboro is looking for a Social Media Intern to join our team. The ideal applicant will possess strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, including various social media sites. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and posting on social networks, participating in online outreach and promotion and optimizing our social media reach through data analysis of platform insights.

STEM

STEM

Town of Smyrna
1007 - Utilities Summer Intern
Intern will work alongside Town of Smyrna Utility department employees in multiple disciplines to learn the basic operations of customer service and GIS.

Murfreesboro Electric
1012 - Engineering Intern
This internship is offered to provide the successful Intern the opportunity to apply classroom learning to a real work place environment. The Intern will learn the basic applications of mathematics, physical sciences, and computer application in planning and designing a medium voltage (12,470 volts) distribution power system to serve residential, commercial, and industrial buildings in the City of Murfreesboro. The Engineering Intern is under the direct supervision of the Director of Engineering. The Intern will assist engineering personnel in the day-to-day functions including ditch inspection, map posting, simple design calculation, and conceptual design drawing.

City of Murfreesboro
1014 - Intern Plant Operator
The Intern Plant Operator is a position for educational and pre-professional purposes for performing some skilled work in the operation of the Water or Wastewater Treatment Plant. This position works under the direct supervision of a Plant Shift Supervisor or Master Plant Operator. All employees at the treatment plant facility report to the Plant Manager and Assistant Plant Manager and are under the administrative supervision of the Director of the Water and Sewer Department. All employees are responsible to the City Manager.

1015 - Laboratory Technician Intern
The Intern Laboratory Technician is a position for educational and pre-professional purposes for performing some technical and analytical work related to the analysis of water samples and overall water quality of the water treatment plant and distribution system or the wastewater treatment plant and collection system. The Intern Laboratory Technician reports directly to the Laboratory Supervisor or Laboratory Analyst and is under the administrative supervision of the Director of the Water and Sewer Department.

Nissan
1025- Systems Engineer Intern
In this role, the intern will learn how computerized systems are integrated into automotive assembly processes from vehicle scheduling through off-line delivery. The intern will be exposed to Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and PLC control systems o Industrial purposed web development and database management, Industrial internet of things (IIoT), data collection and analysis, assist an engineer analyze current systems for potential improvements, and/or prepare to implement new systems into the manufacturing process.

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Ingram Content Group
1013 - Supply Chain Intern
The Supply Chain Internship is designed to provide a high school student experience in various areas within Supply Chain. During the internship, the intern will rotate between three departments: Distribution Operations, Transportation, and Logistics Analysis to learn about safety, quality, inventory control, and operations management.

Nissan
1021 - Supply Chain Intern
In this role, the intern will learn how the supply chain contributes to and impacts manufacturing processes, from vehicle scheduling through final assembly and shipment of product.

1022 - Supply Chain Intern
In this role, the intern will learn how the supply chain contributes to and impacts manufacturing processes, from vehicle scheduling through final assembly and shipment of product.

***Application will not be considered until all information is received. In addition to completing the application, you must also submit a resume and 2 letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation may come from teachers.***

 Positions will be first-come, first-served. 

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Other Resources

Student Resources and Documents

Employers Materials

2018 Interns & Highlights

2018 Interns & Highlights

Internship Article: Classroom on the Job
Program Recap

Meet Our Interns

Devion Anderson

Devion Anderson

Oakland High School
Murfreesboro City Hall
Evan Anderson

Evan Anderson

Central Magnet School
Nissan
Tristan Baker

Tristan Baker

Siegel High School
Rutherford County Wellness
Tyler Battle

Tyler Battle

Blackman High School
Ole South
Stephane Bineza

Stephane Bineza

Oakland High School
TriStar StoneCrest
Rachel Blair

Rachel Blair

Blackman High School
Nissan
Kyleigh Bowers

Kyleigh Bowers

Blackman High School
Rutherford County Government
Austin Boyd

Austin Boyd

Oakland High School Murfreesboro Electric Dept.
Blake Brewer

Blake Brewer

Eagleville High School
Eagleville City Government
Maleah Bridgett

Maleah Bridgett

LaVergne High School
Hot Topic Distribution Center
Abby Briggs

Abby Briggs

Blackman High School
Hyla Mobile
Hannah Carden

Hannah Carden

Blackman High School
Nissan
Zoe Chavis

Zoe Chavis

Siegel High School
Nissan
Jordan Claybrooks

Jordan Claybrooks

Oakland High School
TriStar StoneCrest
Drew Duffield

Drew Duffield

Central Magnet School
Murfreesboro City Hall
Andrew Farrar

Andrew Farrar

Oakland High School
Hot Topic
Gabriella Garner

Gabriella Garner

LaVergne High School
Murfreesboro Police Dept.
Ameer Gray

Ameer Gray

Oakland High School
MTEMC
Evelyn Guillen

Evelyn Guillen

LaVergne High School
Smyrna Utilities
Tatiyana Henderson

Tatiyana Henderson

LaVergne High School
Bridgestone
Jordyn Herrington

Jordyn Herrington

Central Magnet School
Murfreesboro Water Dept.
Tyler Hollis

Tyler Hollis

Holloway High School
Roscoe Brown
Hooten Min

Hooten Min

Garrick Hutchinson

Garrick Hutchinson

Eagleville High School
Murfreesboro Electric Dept.
Carson Igney

Carson Igney

Stewarts Creek High School
Hyla Mobile
Ethan Koller

Ethan Koller

Central High School
City of Smyrna
Mia Kuhnle

Mia Kuhnle

Oakland High School
Black Fox Veterinary Hospital
Bryn Lafrenz

Bryn Lafrenz

Oakland High School
Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Dept.
Evan Lancaster

Evan Lancaster

Stewarts Creek High School
Murfreesboro Electric Dept.
Jonathan Lara

Jonathan Lara

LaVergne High School
Bridgestone
Aaron Lile

Aaron Lile

Riverdale High School
Nissan
Teyahanna Lindo

Teyahanna Lindo

LaVergne High School
NDC
Britney Marroquin

Britney Marroquin

Smyrna High School
Nissan
Jelyn Meriweather

Jelyn Meriweather

Stewarts Creek High School
MMC
Lauryn Montgomery

Lauryn Montgomery

Smyrna High School
City of Smyrna
Caleb Napper

Caleb Napper

Stewarts Creek High School
Rutherford County Government
Terisa Phonxaya

Terisa Phonxaya

Central Magnet School
Rutherford County Government
Natalie Pleitez

Natalie Pleitez

Riverdale High School
Hunter Ramsay

Hunter Ramsay

Siegel High School
Roscoe Brown
Lillian Reid

Lillian Reid

Stewarts Creek High School
Nissan
Katie Robertson

Katie Robertson

Siegel High School
MMC
Baylor Segree

Baylor Segree

LaVergne High School
Calsonic
Caroline VerMulm

Caroline VerMulm

Central Magnet School
Stones River Battlefield
Owen Williams

Owen Williams

Siegel High School
City of Murfreesboro
Tim Winecoff

Tim Winecoff

Blackman High School
Murfreesboro Water Dept.

2017 Interns & Highlights

2017 Interns & Highlights


2017 High School Internship Program Summary
DNJ Internship Article: Summer Internships Springboard For Many
DNJ Internship Article: Murfreesboro Medical Clinic offers interns inside look 

Meet Our 2017 Interns

Richard Arning

Richard Arning

Blackman High School
City of Eagleville
Luke Bailey

Luke Bailey

Blackman High School
Nissan
Melissa Barrett

Melissa Barrett

Central Magnet School
Town of Smyrna
Sasha Belinova

Sasha Belinova

Stewarts Creek High School
US Parks Department - Stones River Battlefield
Gracyn Blake

Gracyn Blake

Blackman High School
Rutherford County Government
Julia Boyd

Julia Boyd

Stewarts Creek High School
Nissan
Christian Castaneda

Christian Castaneda

Blackman High School
City of Murfreesboro - City Hall
Elijah Christian

Elijah Christian

Central Magnet School
Rutherford County Government
Maya Clinton

Maya Clinton

Stewarts Creek High School
Autocam Medical
Kyle Cole

Kyle Cole

Riverdale High School
City of Murfreesboro
Griffin Collins

Griffin Collins

Blackman High School
Schwan
Johnathon Conoway

Johnathon Conoway

LaVergne High School
Rutherford County Government
Enrique Contreras

Enrique Contreras

Stewarts Creek High School
Nissan
Savannah Cornwell

Savannah Cornwell

La Vergne High School
Stonecrest
Andrew Crowder

Andrew Crowder

La Vergne High School
Nissan
Lauren Day

Lauren Day

Stewarts Creek High School
Town of Smyrna
Nicole Euceda

Nicole Euceda

La Vergne High School
CUD
Timothy Gardner

Timothy Gardner

Blackman High School
Nissan
Bryson Garrett

Bryson Garrett

Central Magnet School
Rutherford County Government
Mario Giron

Mario Giron

LaVergne High School
MTSU School of Concrete and Construction
Jesse Groves

Jesse Groves

Riverdale High School
Rutherford County Government
Megan Guzman

Megan Guzman

La Vergne High School
MMC
Katie Hartman

Katie Hartman

Blackman High School
MMC
Amari Henderson

Amari Henderson

Blackman High
MTEMC
Rebecca Horn

Rebecca Horn

Blackman High School
Rutherford County Government
Tyrone Jackson

Tyrone Jackson

Lavergne High School
Thompson Services
Carson Kennedy

Carson Kennedy

Blackman High School
Thompson Services
Katie King

Katie King

Riverdale High School
City of Murfreesboro
Lin Kong

Lin Kong

Central Magnet School
Bridgestone
Bailey McDaniels

Bailey McDaniels

Blackman High School
Calsonic Kansei North America
Landon McDearmon

Landon McDearmon

Oakland High School
Ole South
Shelby Melliere

Shelby Melliere

Blackman High School
Schwan
Grace Millican

Grace Millican

Siegel High School
MMC
Jonathan Pendergrast

Jonathan Pendergrast

Central Magnet School
Town of Smyrna
Sean Ponder

Sean Ponder

LaVergne High School
Town of Smyrna
Luke Porter

Luke Porter

Blackman High School
Murfreesboro Electric
Alyssa Poston

Alyssa Poston

Stewarts Creek High School
Rutherford County Government
Elijah Rachell

Elijah Rachell

Blackman High School
City of Murfreesboro - Murfreesboro Police Department
Jessikah Riley

Jessikah Riley

Riverdale High School
MTSU School of Concrete and Construction
Hannah Rowland

Hannah Rowland

Providence Christian Academy
Town of Smyrna
Abigail Sandman

Abigail Sandman

Central Magnet High School
City of Murfreesboro
Joshua Stevens

Joshua Stevens

Oakland High School
US Parks Department - Stones River Battlefield
Colton Taylor

Colton Taylor

Siegel High School
Bridgestone
Jesse Vance

Jesse Vance

LaVergne High School
Hot Topic
Grace Viers

Grace Viers

Oakland High School
National Dance Clubs
Hannah Williams

Hannah Williams

Riverdale High School
Murfreesboro Electric
Miki Yang

Miki Yang

Oakland High School
Rutherford County Government

 

 

 

 


 

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