THANK YOU to the businesses who made these internships available.

 

There are still a few internship opportunties left (highlighted below in red). If you would like more details, please contact Melissa Long at mlong@aspenk12.net .

 

Details for all internships must be mutually agreed in advance.

Conditions and restrictions apply.


Amatis Controls

Learn about the day to day operations at Aspen’s high-tech startup. During this five day internship, the intern will have the opportunity to perform customer satisfaction telephone inquiries, write a blog entry for the website, research aspects of both the commercial lighting market and the international solar water heating market, observe the basics of electronics engineering, and help edit an installation manual for one of our products.

Minimum Bid:  $200           Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Aspen Animal Hospital
Aspen Animal Hospital will provide a one week internship for a student over the age of 12 who shows a keen interest in the veterinarian field. The internship will be both observation and shadowing. Student must be able to deal with potential emergency situations.

Minimum Bid:  $200           Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Aspen Art Museum

Interested in the museum? Want to learn about event planning? Each summer, the Aspen Art Museum hosts ArtCrush, its leading annual fundraising event of the year, and you can be part of the team. During this five day internship you will assist with the ArtCrush launch party, gallery preview exhibition, silent and live art auctions, dinner and award event, and after-party. This internship places you at the center of an exciting, fast-paced gala that garners A-list guests and media coverage from around the globe. Experience the inside workings of the museum firsthand; and learn what it takes to produce a one-of-a-kind, large-scale benefit.

Minimum Bid:  $200           Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

ACES Environmental Apprenticeship is designed to introduce high school students to environmental education and environmental studies careers by apprenticing at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. Students will assist in teaching environmental education programs, read and discuss articles, write journal entries, and create a portfolio of work. This two or three week internship is available to one student after completing the interview process for approval.

Minimum Bid:  $400           Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500


The Aspen Club & Spa

The Aspen Club & Spa will offer a five day internship for students interested in learning any or all facets of The Aspen Club & Spa business.  This includes:  Sports Medicine (Physical and Chiropractic Therapy), Spa, Salon, Fitness, Personal Training, Group Training, Retail, Tennis, Pilates, and Yoga. If the intern is interested in management positions, the students can work in the following: CEO, Director of Operations, Marketing, Sales, Retail, and Guest Services.  We will modify the internship to go over any of your interests and potential future career goals.

Minimum Bid:  $200           Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

The Aspen Club & Spa

The Aspen Club & Spa will offer a one day internship for students interested in learning any or all facets of The Aspen Club & Spa business.  This includes:  Sports Medicine (Physical and Chiropractic Therapy), Spa, Salon, Fitness, Personal Training, Group Training, Retail, Tennis, Pilates, and Yoga. If the intern is interested in management positions, the students can work in the following: CEO, Director of Operations, Marketing, Sales, Retail, and Guest Services.  We will modify the internship to go over any of your interests and potential future career goals.

Minimum Bid:  $40             Guaranteed Purchase: $500


Aspen Historical Society

Work for two weeks with the Aspen Historical Society as a tour guide with their upcoming Smithsonian exhibit. This “Museum on Main Street” exhibit, Journey Stories, will be located in downtown Aspen. You can join our team anytime between June 4th and July 11th. This internship provides the opportunity to engage many locals and visitors alike in our rich and interesting history.

Minimum Bid:  $400           Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500


Aspen Meadows Resort, Destination Management

Learn about sales, marketing, catering and conference services with the four discipline leaders in each of the mentioned areas during this two week internship. The first week will be time invested learning from the discipline leaders and the second week will be time spent in the operations of destination management.

Minimum Bid:  $400           Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500

 

Aspen Meadows Resort, Operations

Learn about the overall administration of the business of running a hotel during this two week internship. From human resources, accounting and finance, to general management, you will spend the first week with the three discipline leaders working in departments that support the hotel operations. At least six discipline leaders will expose the intern to the front of house operating areas during the second week.

Minimum Bid:  $400           Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500

 

Aspen Orthopaedic Associates & Aspen Sports Medicine Foundation, Internship with Mark Purnell, MD

One fortunate high school student will learn all about Orthopaedic Sports Medicine -- from injury prevention, to surgery, to rehabilitation -- in this once-in-a- lifetime two week summer internship.

Minimum Bid:  $600           Guaranteed Purchase: $3,500

 

Aspen Orthopaedic Associates & Aspen Sports Medicine Foundation, Internship with Tomas Pevny, MD

One fortunate high school student will learn all about Orthopaedic Sports Medicine -- from injury prevention, to surgery, to rehabilitation -- in this once-in-a-lifetime two week summer internship.

Minimum Bid:  $600           Guaranteed Purchase: $3,500

 

Aspen Police

Interested in law enforcement and what a day in the life of a police officer looks like? Come and spend one week with the Aspen Police Department, where you will learn what it is like to be a police officer in the Aspen community. You will learn about the department by meeting with a community safety officer, a school resource officer, a detective, and going on ride alongs with a patrol officer. You will visit the Pitkin County Jail, Communications 911 center, and sit with our front office staff, records department staff and go to our different courts.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500


Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Summer Marketing Internship

Excited about dance and the arts in general? Join the marketing team at the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet for this two week summer internship. Duties may include assisting in distributing postcards and flyers to businesses around Aspen, helping with writing, distributing and analyzing an audience survey, assisting to design and implement summer facebook marketing campaign. Attend some summer performances and learn about art marketing as a career choice.

Minimum Bid:  $400                       Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500


Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

Interested in real estate? The intern will start each of this two-day internship working with a broker and will then move into the marketing department to learn about brochure production, newspaper advertising scheduling and placement, new listing entries and website management. The intern will help set up showings, take calls and support brokers in their day to day operations. Opportunities may exist to attend a showing, an open house, and a sales meeting.

Minimum Bid:  $80             Guaranteed Purchase: $700

 

Aspen Sojourner

Ever wondered how a magazine is made? Spend two weeks helping make it happen. Aspen Sojourner will cater an internship to the winning student’s interests. The two weeks can focus on the editorial, sales, or design aspects of magazine publishing - or any combination of the three. By the end, the student will have sharpened any number of skills: writing, editing, interviewing, selling, designing, marketing, and interacting with the community. Best of all, it’ll be a lot of fun.

Minimum Bid:  $400                       Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500

 

Aspen Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy Internship

During this two week internship at Aspen Sports Medicine with Stan Cheo, the intern will follow and experience the work of a Physical Therapist in a setting of Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Rehabilitation. The internship will introduce the individual to physical therapy, chiropractic, training, acupuncture and much more. The intern will learn techniques, have interaction with patients and be able to try techniques as appropriate.

Minimum Bid:  $400                       Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500

 

Aspen Times, Editorial / Journalism Internship

Get the scoop about the Aspen Times. The perfect opportunity for the student interested in journalism and or media as a future career.  The student will shadow Aspen Times Editor, Ryan Slabaugh for one week, and experience the challenges and decisions that happen in publishing a daily newspaper.  In addition, the student will have an opportunity to go out on cover stories with the selective writers, and may also have the opportunity to write and publish an article.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Aspen Times, Advertising / Marketing Internship

Learn why Advertising is the fuel that drives media.  The perfect opportunity for the student with an entrepreneurial flair or with ambitions of a career in business. The student will shadow Aspen Times Publisher Gunilla Asher for one week, and experience the sales and marketing side of publishing a daily newspaper.  In addition, the student will have an opportunity to go out on marketing/consultation appointments with selective advertising managers and learn why businesses advertise and how to create compelling ads.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500


Aspen Writers' Foundation Internship

Interested in the Literary Arts? The Aspen Writers’ Foundation encourages writers, inspires readers, and connects people through the power of stories. Work with the Festival staff for a one week internship from June 16 - 21 during Aspen Summer Words.  The six-day event celebrates authors in all their glorious guises (novelists, poets, memoirists, journalists, songwriters, filmmakers, comedians, editors, literary agents, and more) during a jam-packed schedule of events designed to spark the imaginations of readers and writers alike.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Austin Lawrence Partners

Austin Lawrence Partners (ALP), a real estate development company based in Aspen, CO, is offering an energetic and enthusiastic individual a one or two week internship for the Summer of 2013. Learn about real estate research, architecture, design, environment, history, space planning, construction and niche opportunities in the real estate development business.  ALP is locally recognized for historic redevelopment, with a downtown project currently under construction and the second in the construction drawing phase.  ALP is currently in the initial development phases of two major transformational projects; both are mixed-use high rise developments that include residential, retail, and office components. One project is located in the downtown urban core of Durham, NC, a few blocks from, and in partnership with Duke University, and the other is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, one of the premier resorts in the Northwest.  No travel required.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500


Coldwell Banker Mason Morse Real Estate, Carrie Wells

In this one week internship you will work on a wide variety of marketing: from social media and online sites, to printing detail brochures and digital/print media. The intern will help host an open house and assist in showing property, understand the art of negotiating transactions, attend a closing at the title company and learn the importance of relationship centered leadership and customer service.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500


Colorado Audio Visual

Colorado Audio Visual is in its third decade of meeting the needs of corporate and special events customers. With state-of-the-art conference and presentation technology and full video production services, Colorado Audio Visual is equipped to surpass your expectations. Join the team for a one week internship during Food and Wine, Aspen,  and learn more.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Community Health Services

Learn about the world of Public Health with Community Health Services, Inc. Follow a Public Health Nurse to learn how prevention is the best medicine to keep our community healthy. This six-day internship will be over two weeks, three days per week, and focus on learning the role of public health in preventing disease and promoting healthy behaviors.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

CCY Architects Internship

This two week architectural internship will take place at a very active design driven Architectural Firm.  Student will be exposed to the full range of day to day workings of an architectural practice, including the design process, utilization of technology, model building, documentation, and construction observation.

Minimum Bid:  $400                       Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500

 

EKS EVENTS

EKS EVENTS is a full service event company specializing in Weddings, Birthdays, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs and Corporate Events.  We would love to have an intern for two weeks in which he or she will get hands on experience in the event world both office time preparation and on site event time.  We will work together on what week or weeks work for the individual.  We are very flexible but would obviously love to make sure it is over an event week!

Minimum Bid:  $400                       Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500

 

Geib & Fox P.C.

Is your teen into numbers? Or the world of law? Take advantage of this two- in- one experience. Two days of business learning in an Accounting & Legal office in downtown Aspen. Spend some time learning what Accountants and Lawyers do all day! Learn how to prepare and examine financial records and legal documents, and help out with scanning & placing documents in our paperless environment!  See what the “Tax Deadline” is all about and what “off-season” looks like for accountants!

Minimum Bid:  $80                       Guaranteed Purchase: $500


Gorsuch, One Week Internship in Retail Management in Vail

Experience Gorsuch. This one week internship in Vail will introduce the intern to retail management including merchandising, direct mail and web-based platforms and more. Learn the progression of a family brand that has been welcoming clients for 50 years.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Harry Teague Architects

The intern will spend one week at Harry Teague Architects in Basalt, during which time he/she will be introduced to computer-aided drafting and computer modeling programs; physical drafting and model-making; and will have the opportunity to participate in the day-to-day functions of a professional architecture firm.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

JonesTrading

JonesTrading is one of the premier institutional equity and derivative trading firms in the country. Nine individuals will work with your young adult in helping them to understand global markets, what moves those markets, the differing styles of institutional funds and how they approach the investment trading process.  Your young adult will get introduced to the workings of the stock, derivatives markets and block trading. Our intern will get to sit with 8 seasoned traders and learn how global events impact markets. This is a wonderful  and unique 2 week opportunity for your child to get exposed to a very exciting, entrepreneurial business and this could very well influence the path they take in college.

Minimum Bid:  $1,000                       Guaranteed Purchase: $3,000

 

Kissane Viola Design

Kissane Viola Design is a locally owned design studio in Aspen, CO. During this two week internship, an intern will gain real-world experience working with a wide variety of regional and national clients. Some tasks an intern can expect include file management, image optimization, basic web development, and customer service.

Minimum Bid:  $400                       Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500

 

Lawrence Altman, CBD Trading

A highly coveted four week paid summer (June - August) 2013 internship at CBD Trading learning the business of futures and stock trading from one of Wall Street and Aspen's most astute traders, Lawrence Altman.  If your child has an interest in finance and is 17 years or older, this is the perfect summer job and will be an incredible learning experience.  Job can be any four weeks of summer 2012 M-F from 7:00a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Minimum Bid:  $1,000                    Guaranteed Purchase: $5,000

 

LIVE LOUD T-Shirt Co. and TORiDESiGNWoRKS

Learn the business of practical art and screen printing.  Interns will get hands on training in t-shirt design through production and marketing and distribution.  A great opportunity to learn how to operate a small business and have fun with your creative side. This two week summer internship will take place in TDW Studio in Aspen and Print Shop in Basalt.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500


The Matthew C. Ferguson Law Firm, P.C.

Interested in law? During this one week internship you will work with local attorney Matthew Ferguson to learn about the complexities of litigation. Discover what it is like to work in a law office. Review and draft contracts, assist in legal research, and if possible, have the opportunity to attend a hearing or arbitration.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Merrill Lynch, Aspen

Spend one week with Wall Street veteran, Donna Di Ianni and her team (named to Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors).  Get a glimpse into the wealth management side of the financial world from creating the optimal investment portfolio to seeking investment opportunities from Beijing to Boston.    We will run a personal financial plan for the student and help create a hypothetical portfolio based on the objectives and goals outlined in the plan.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Roaring Fork Conservancy

Roaring Fork Conservancy would like to offer the opportunity to experience our organization for a one week internship.  Programs can be tailored to individual interests including:  water quality monitoring, conservation easement monitoring, water conservation, water policy, river-based education programming, non-profit management, or any combination thereof or innovative idea that works within our mission.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Rocky Mountain Institute

For the engineering minded student.  During this one day internship you will see a day in the life at The Rocky Mountain Institute.  Tour Amory Lovins' green home.  Sit in on one of our "lunch and learns" where interns share their research or an outside expert shares their knowledge.  Learn from Clay Stranger, the director of Amory's office, about Amory's recent trip to China, and the opportunities to "Reinvent Fire" in China.

Minimum Bid:  $40             Guaranteed Purchase: $500

 

Rowland+Broughton

Rowland+Broughton is a bustling, fun architecture and design firm located in downtown Aspen.  The lucky recipient will work four Fridays this summer in our office learning and experiencing a day in the life of being a design professional.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Senator Gail Schwartz

This is a great opportunity to see how our government works! This one day internship can either be a tailor made day at the State Capitol while the general Assembly is in session during the winter months, or can be spending time in the new counties of Senate District 5 (Pitkin, Eagle, Lake, Chaffee, Gunnison, Delta or Hinsdale) during off season. A full appreciation for legislation, committees and floor debates will be part of the day, not to mention a visit to our very beautiful State Capitol with Senator Gail Schwartz.

Minimum Bid:  $150                       Guaranteed Purchase: $800

 

Theatre Aspen

Fundraising with a theatrical twist!  Interested in the theatre?  Want to learn about event planning? Each winter, Theatre Aspen hosts its annual costume fundraiser, the Broadway Bash. The intern will work with TA staff and Board members to assist in putting together this fabulous event. We will customize this one week internship to work with an intern after school and/ or on weekends in the lead up to the event, which takes place on February 23, 2013. Experience event planning, auction fundraising, and putting together fantastic costumes to raise money for Aspen’s only professional theatre and school.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500

 

Thomas Genshaft Cramer, Legal Internship

Do you think you might be interested in pursuing a profession in law? Here is an opportunity to see what is like from the inside. Come work as an intern in a busy Aspen Law firm located at the base of Aspen Highlands. Spend 10 days working on one or more substantive legal matters as part of a hard working collegial team. You can work for two consecutive weeks or two or three days a week for up to one month -- during school or next summer. Ski runs and bike rides are optional! No matter what, it should be a great experience. No experience necessary.

Minimum Bid:  $400                       Guaranteed Purchase: $2,500

 

W3, Woody Creek Community Center Internship

Learn the ropes and complexities of running a small nonprofit community center during this one day internship. Work with the manager and/or director on programming, events, memberships, scheduling for the free health clinic and how to run a coffee shop!

Minimum Bid:  $40             Guaranteed Purchase: $500

 

Wind River Gallery

Learn all about working in an art gallery during this four day internship. Experience the daily events at a downtown fine art gallery that should entail working with clients to determine their art needs, coordinating shipping for inbound and outbound works and adjusting the displayed pieces.  An included Saturday would also provide involvement with the Aspen Saturday Market, located right out the front door.  An artist’s live demonstration is planned.

Minimum Bid:  $200                       Guaranteed Purchase: $1,500