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High School Internship Program

 

RuthWorks HS Internship

 

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 60 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.

2018 High School Internship Program application available on Friday, January 12.

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Important Dates

  • Deadline for submitting application: February 9, 2018| 4:30 p.m.
  • Mandatory training: May 31, 2018
  • Program Dates: May 31 - June 30, 2018

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
  • Attend mandatory training on May 31, 2018
  • Work 20 hours per week Monday – Friday from June 1 - 29 (No exceptions)

 

***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. 
Please click on the job title for more information.

Agriculture

Agriculture

Family Pet Health, PLC
101 - Veterinary Assistant Intern
Assists staff with taking patient vitals, medical reports, appointments, kennel duties, follow-up communications, and other in-house event planning.

Architecture & Construction

Architecture & Construction

MTSU School of Contrete Construction
102 - Concrete & Construction Material 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.

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

Rutherford County Government
104 - Stormwater Engineering Intern
The purpose of this classification is to shadow, learn, and participate in all county engineering processes. This includes roadways, grading plans, and drainage concerns, researching information, implementing appropriate procedures Stormwater MS4 program, FEMA floodplain concerns, and construction site inspections.

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

Roscoe Brown Inc.
106 - 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.

Arts

Arts

National Dance Clubs
107 - Ballroom Dance Professional & First Impression Intern
To assist the Studio Coordinators, First Impression Specialist, and Director of Student Development in projects affecting their area of expertise. Performs other responsibilities as directed by the Director of Student Development.

Business & Finance

Business & Finance

Bridgestone
108 - Business Intern (HR, Finance, Safety, Purchasing)
Participate in the organization’s non-production day–to-day operations that include general office administration, accounting, HR, Safety, and / or Purchasing. This internship is an opportunity for a business student to learn more about how various business functions interact and support the production capabilities of the LaVergne Tire Plant.

Calsonic Kansei
138 - Human Relations Intern
Intern will assist HR team members with special projects and daily functions. Gain experience in training, performance management, recruitment, benefits and team member relations.

MMC
109 - Receptionist/Administrative Intern
Responsible for greeting customers, providing information, communicating with departments. Note: May schedule appointments; see Scheduler job description.

Murfreesboro Electric
110 - 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.

Nissan
111 - Purchasing
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. Explore the competencies required for a successful career in purchasing, including but not limited to negotiation, problem solving, and decision making.

112 - Supply Chain Management
Learn how the supply chain contributes to and impacts manufacturing processes, from vehicle scheduling through final assembly and shipment of product. Explore various disciplines of supply chain management, including but not limited to: scheduling, design change coordination, inventory control and material handling. Assist an analyst or supervisor improve the flow of parts throughout the manufacturing process.

136 - Human Resources
Assist a Human Resources Business Partner in workforce planning; recruiting, interviewing, and selection; training and development; employee relations; and succession planning. Explore the competencies required for a successful career in Human Resources, including but not limited to relationship building, influencing others, problem solving, and decision making.

Rutherford County Government
113 - Human Resources
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.

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

115 - Accounting Intern
Assists in generating reports, filing records, creating a database, processing deposits and reconciling invoices.

TriStar StoneCrest
116 - Patient Access Intern
Assist with welcoming patients, registration, medical records and other documents, other duties as assigned.

Government & Public Administration

Government & Public Administration

City of Eagleville
117 - Administrative Intern
Assist departments record management, social media, event planning, agenda and minutes preparation, customer service duties, and other duties as assigned.

Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality & Tourism

US Parks Department - Stones River Battlefield
118 - Parks Operations Intern
Interns will be assisting in the digitization of park archives and creating finding aids for those collections as well as performing basic museum and library operations such as accessions, cataloging, environmental monitoring, and housekeeping.

Health Sciences

Health Sciences

MMC
119 - 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.

Human Services

Human Services

Rutherford County Government
120 - Wellness Intern
Duties and responsibilities include coordination and fulfillment of program resources and materials, assist with the development of the wellness communication pieces, participate/observe in new employee orientations, wellness coaching, and summer programming conducted by the wellness team. Perform other duties as assigned.

Information Technology

Information Technology

City of Murfreesboro
121 - City Hall 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.

122 - Police Department 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.

123 - GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Intern
Perform tasks related to the development, maintenance, & implementation of Geographic Information System (GIS).

Hot Topic
124 - IT Help Desk Associate Intern
Provides technical support for the store, HQ and/or DC customers by responding to telephone calls, email and personnel requests. Identifies, researches and resolves technical problems. Documents, tracks and monitors the problem to ensure a timely resolution. The position reports to Supervisor, Help Desk.

Murfreesboro Electric
125 - Information Technology Intern
The Intern will assist the personnel of the IT department in maintaining the day to day computer and network operations including the Customer Information System, Accounting System, and GIS System.

TriStar StoneCrest
126 - 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.

Hyla Mobile
127 - All In One Operator Intern
Candidate will be expected to work diligently in a fast-paced warehouse environment where attention to detail will be essential. Candidate will be expected to ensure devices meet quality expectation before processing including: inspecting phones, performing software and system checks, then printing labels for the product.

Rutherford County Government
128 - IT Tech 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.

137 - GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Intern
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.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Hot Topic
129 - Maintenance Associate Intern
Performs general and preventive maintenance to the MHE (Material-Handling Equipment) and non-MHE in the distribution center. The position reports to Maintenance Supervisor.

Nissan
130 - Mechatronics
In this role, the intern will assist an engineer address a vehicle defect by: investigating the current state of the defect, analyzing the root cause(s) of the defeat, developing a solution to elimate the defect from reoccuring.

Marketing

Marketing

MTEMC
131 - 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.

STEM

STEM

City of Murfreesboro
132 - Water & Sewer Dept - Laboratory Tech 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.

133 - Water Department Plant Operator Intern 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.

Murfreesboro Electric
134 - Electric Utility - Engineering & Operations Intern
The Intern will assist engineering personnel in the day-to-day functions including ditch inspection, map posting, simple design calculation, and conceptual design drawing. The Intern will also perform other duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Nissan
135 - Systems Engineering Intern
In this role, the intern will Assist an engineer analyze current systems for potential improvements, and/or prepare to implement new systems into the manufacturing process.