With Des Moines only twenty minutes away, many students have paid internships at companies close by, including Principal, Pioneer, EMC, Athena, and others. There are also a few internships opportunities in Indianola, for example, at Integrivault and the Warren Country offices.
Students have also obtained internships doing classified work in Washington with various U.S. government agencies that sometimes pay for college and offer a stipend.
Here are a few examples of recent student internship experiencies:
For more about internships, see the Office of Career Development’s page.