MVAC/Martin County Internship Program

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Program Description

  • Purpose: Paid internship program to develop skills and learn about career opportunities in Martin County.
  • Process: Student will complete a short term paid work experience/internship in a Martin County business.

Once you are selected for the Martin County Internship Program

  • Your career interests will be matched with that of a Martin County business.
  • You will interview at a business for acceptance into the work experience/internship.
  • If accepted, an orientation will be completed and you will work with the new employer to develop the job duties and performance standards.


  • Participants will gain valuable experience at a Martin County business.
  • Participants will gain insight into the leadership and career possibilities in Martin County.
  • Successful completion of internship will result in legitimate work experience for your resume.
  • Earn possible college credits for the experience gained during your internship, with approval of your college and/or advisor.


Please click on each link to hear more from these participants:

Abigail Bachenberg:

Claudia Bleess:

Shawn Busche:

Brenna Cutler:

Claire Cutler:

Michalia Cyphers:

Thomas Havnen:

Eric Head:

Brenna Horkey:

Sarah Kluver:

Emily Lubenow:

Madison Pierce:

Daniel Reiter:

Stuart Smick:

Renae Wallace:

Availability – Martin County


Young adults ages 18-25.
Be a resident of Martin County.
Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
Must be in good academic standing at your chosen college.
Can be enrolled in a community college or 4 year college.


Direct Contact

Tammie Hested
Minnesota Valley Action Council
400 S. State St. Suite 180
Fairmont, MN 56031