The Nebraska Department of Economic Development offers the Intern Nebraska program for the benefit of both individuals looking for quality paying internships and for companies looking for financial assistance to cover the cost of an internship.
This program is designed to provide grants up to 50%, up to $5,000 of the cost of the internship for eligible projects. Businesses that hire students receiving Pell Grants may be awarded up to 75%, and an additional $2,500, per internship.
A business may apply for funding for up to 10 interns, with a maximum of 5 interns per company location, per year; however, internships may not constitute more than 50% of the Nebraska workforce.
The link below will give a comprehensive overview of the program, including eligible businesses, eligible interns, eligible internships, etc. In addition, the link highlights all the necessary information regarding the program, including the application process, http://www.neded.org/business/talent-a-innovation-initiative/internne.
Employers can visit http://www.internne.com/, to apply for the program, and students can use the link to search for paid internships in Nebraska.
Call Greater Fremont Development Council for questions. We will be happy to set up an appointment for you with a resource field agent from this program. 402.753.8126.