Ponca Preference Internship | Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Ponca Preference Internship

Ponca Preference Internship

Open until filled.

Position: Ponca Preference Internship
Division: Open
Department: Open
Reports To: TBD/EDS
Location: Open
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Salary: Grade 1 ($8.00 – $13.07)
Classification: Part-time (1 year period – May be renewed)



Internship for Ponca member who is seeking experience to coincide with their area of interest while starting a post-secondary education program. Assist with the daily operation of the department that they are working with.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Deliver administrative services to the department as is appropriate
  2. Assist with routine office-related functions including, but not limited to: answering the phone, taking/relaying messages, copying, faxing, filing, logging all incoming and outgoing mail, scheduling appointments, typing letters (using word processor), reports, etc.
  3. Maintains complete confidentiality and honors the Privacy Act and HIPAA.
  4. Attend staff and other meetings as required.
  5. Travel as needed to fulfill objectives of projects
  6. Familiarize self with policy and procedure of the Department and the Ponca Tribe as an employee.
  7. Other duties as assigned.


Relationships and Authority:

This position has no supervisory duties.

Working Environment and Physical Demands:

This position is located in professional office environment.



  1. Enrolled in post-secondary program and maintain passing grades in all class-work.
  2. Ability to handle stress, meet deadlines and work independently and as part of a team.
  3. Ability to work on and organize multiple projects.
  1. Possess or develop computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs.
  2. Make effort to develop written and oral communication skills.
  3. Must successfully pass drug and alcohol testing, education, character, and criminal background checks.



Tribal Council Approval: 06/25/2018