Internships for the Future

Talking about exciting career opportunities in advanced manufacturing and logistics is one thing. Experiencing it is another.

Each year, hundreds of high school students are chosen for six-week work experiences with Hoosier advanced manufacturing and logistics companies. The first-of-its kind internship program pays high school students to work with skilled AML experts in quality inspection, warehouse management systems and Kaizen events, effectively translating classroom instruction into practical experience.

For industry partners, Conexus Interns gives them access to talent who know how to get the job done. Better yet, the Conexus Interns program provides support to launch paid internships at little or no cost to employers. Students must complete an internship application as well as meet a list of criteria, making sure that the most promising students are placed.

Conexus Interns are 80% more likely to pursue a career in advanced manufacturing and logistics after completing the program.

98% of participating companies plan to continue to host interns.

For Students

  • Paid, six-week summer internships
  • Intern summits for career coaching, interpersonal-skills development and relationship building.

For Companies

  • 100% funding of the internship in Year One, and 50% funding in Year Two
  • Programs tailored to industry needs and expectations
  • A focus on preparing students for advanced manufacturing and logistics careers or post-secondary studies in those fields
More than 570 students have been placed with 100 companies through Conexus Interns. Already, Conexus Interns are finding full-time career opportunities with Hoosier companies.