Applications are due before April 1, 2024:

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Internship Program Overview

Join us in our mission to shape the small business landscape. We are excited to announce multiple internship openings designed to provide hands-on experience in the dynamic world of small business support. As a part of our diverse team, you will contribute to the ongoing success of our 17 centers, engage in meaningful projects, and immerse yourself in the small business ecosystem.

Application Requirements

To apply for the NorCal SBDC Summer Internship Program, please prepare and submit the following:

  • A Cover Letter expressing your interest and qualifications for the program.
  • Your current Resume detailing your skills and experiences.
  • An Unofficial Transcript demonstrating your academic achievements.

Ensure these documents are updated and reflect your suitability for the internship opportunities available.

Contact Information

For any inquiries or further assistance, please contact Cara Kuhn, Norcal SBDC Program Manager, at

Your Role

Your journey will intertwine your strengths with our needs, offering a tailored experience in areas such as digital marketing, economic development, financial analysis, and operations. If you have a heart for small business, a mind for professional communication, and the drive to excel, we welcome your passion.

Work Where You Thrive

With positions available throughout Northern California and the flexibility of remote work, our program is designed to fit your life. You only need a reliable computer and high-speed internet to begin your adventure in small business support.

Learning Opportunities

  • Craft and execute digital marketing strategies.
  • Develop and maintain our websites and intranets.
  • Engage in media relations, helping craft press releases that earn media attention.
  • Create compelling case studies and success stories.
  • Master our proprietary CRM for data analysis and insight.
  • Support the production of cutting-edge online business workshops.
  • Gain exposure to accounting and financial processes vital to business success.

Who You Are

  • A current student or 2024 graduate of Cal Poly Humboldt.
  • Proud of your 3.0+ GPA and organized, detail-oriented approach.
  • A self-starter, ready to collaborate and excel independently.
  • Proficient in Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and digital communication tools. Prior experience with database management is a plus.

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