Pack Internship Grant Program

The Pack Internship Grant Program provides funding for 60+ individual student internships with local businesses, nonprofits and public agencies every spring. 

When do the internships take place?

The internships take place during the Spring semester. Hours are distributed differently at each internship—employers and interns work together to determine an appropriate schedule. The program sets a maximum of 15 working hours a week for the intern.

What are the benefits of being a Pack Intern?

Being an intern through the Pack Internship Grant Program provides wages at $12/hour for 120 hours of work. Interns form professsional connections and develop real-world skills.

What are the eligibility requirements to apply?

Any University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate enrolled full-time student for the Spring semester with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA is eligible to apply. Seniors who are planning to graduate in May are exempt from a full-time courseload.

Can students receive academic credit for the Pack Internship position?

Yes! If your program/college provides an internship course, you are welcome to enroll in it for academic credit. Talk to your advisor on how to enroll for the course. The Nevada Career Studio also offers ACE 400, a three-credit internship course.

Application process

The application process is closed for the 2021 program year and will open back up in the Fall 2021 seemster. The application process goes through Handshake and requires a resume, cover letter, and answers to supplemental questions for each position. Students are welcome to apply to multiple positions. The Nevada Career Studio recommends to tailor your application materials to the internship.

If I am selected as a Pack Intern, what resources and services are available for me to use?

  • Campus Escort: Campus Escort is a service program providing safe transportation methods for students.
  • Alternative Transportation: Explore various methods of commuting around the University and the Reno-Sparks area.
  • Lendable Technology:The @One in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center offers lendable technology to students.
  • Internet and Technology Resources: This provides information on locations on campus with reliable Wi-Fi connections as well as computer labs and classroom space access.
  • Pack Friendly Business: This is an exhaustive list of all the offered student discounts in Reno-Sparks, as well as listing the service provided during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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