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Do you want:

  • to be named one of the top advanced manufacturing or logistics students in the state? 
  • to earn at least $2,160 during 6 weeks in the summer?
  • to receive valuable work experience with an outstanding company?
  • to develop your career path?
  • personal development and networking opportunities?

 

If you said “Yes” to any of these questions, then the Conexus Interns Program is right for you. This selective advanced manufacturing and logistics career development opportunity is a great way to get your career rolling.

The deadline to submit an application is January 31, 2017.

2017 Conexus Interns Application

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Be sure to watch this video to learn all about the Conexus Interns Program and hear from previous students about their experiences!

Conexus Interns Summit

Conexus summits will energize students with activities designed for interns to interact with emerging professionals from across Central Indiana and share internship experiences.  During the summer, interns will attend a summit to learn about college and career options after high school, meet industry leaders, develop job readiness skills and network with others who share similar career goals.

Conexus Interns at Purdue's Engineering Fountain Conexus Interns learn about logistics at Lucas Oil Stadium. #GoColts
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Conexus Interns learn about logistics at Lucas Oil Stadium. #GoColts

Almost $69,000 is the average compensation for manufacturing in Indiana

Approximately 18,000 predicted new logistics job openings in Indiana by 2016

Manufacturing is Indiana’s #1 industry

82% of US manufacturers plan to increase production

Where Can I Work?

  • Allison Transmission, Inc
  • Batesville Tool & Die
  • Delta Faucet
  • Elgin Fastener Group
  • Fastenal
  • IMMI
  • Jasper Engine & Transmission
  • Kauffman Engineering
  • Koch Enterprises
  • Littler Diecast Corporation
  • Mursix Corporation
  • Regal Power Transmission
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How to Apply

Submit an online application.

2017 Conexus Interns Application

Did you score an interview?
Be sure to read the internship packet for some helpful tips before the big day.

Download the Internship Packet

Interns will be selected through interviews conducted by the local companies that offer the program.

Interns must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Be a rising junior or senior in high school
  • Have an attendance rate of 95% or better during the fall semester
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better
  • Be enrolled or have completed Hire Technology coursework and/or PLTW pre-engineering
  • Have a 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale) in Hire Technology or Project Lead the Way classes
  • Be referred by school personnel (teacher, counselor, administrator, etc.)
  • Provide own transportation to and from internship site
  • Have a strong interest in pursuing additional education or careers in manufacturing or logistics after high school
  • Have a strong work ethic, strong communication skills, and a desire to learn
  • Be drug free

Program Process and Timeline

OCT
  • Applications are released
NOV
  • Educators recruit and identify students
  • Students submit applications to educator for approval
JAN
  • Applications are due January 31st
FEB
  • Companies conduct interviews
MAR
  • Companies select student(s) for internship and extend offers
MAY
  • Interns attend the first virtual summit
JUN
  • Students begin internship
  • Students attend cohort meeting
JUL
  • Students attend second virtual summit
  • Internship concludes