Tribal Administrator Interns (2 positions)

Candidate will work alongside Tribal Administrator(s)


Tribal Administration

Pay Grade:

$12.00 (Temporary)



Job Description:

Incumbent will be responsible for learning the work and operations of the San Felipe Pueblo Tribal Government. Candidate will work alongside Tribal Administrator(s), be exposed to daily operations of the Governor’s Office and will also be introduced to state, federal and tribal governments with an emphasis on government-to-government relationships. Ability to travel out-of-state is a must.


  • Maintain a positive attitude and be willing to work and learn.
  • Maintain a level of professionalism and confidentiality regarding sensitive work undertaken at the administrative level of tribal government.
  • Communicate with tribal administration, tribal employees and community members regarding matters of concern with the organization.
  • Must have knowledge of tribal protocols, traditions, cultural values in order to serve as a role model for youth in the community.
  • Office work may include: Filing, answering telephones, filling out paperwork, writing letters on behalf of the administration and writing a final report and presentation of the internship experience to Administration.
  • Interact with other summer youth interns within the organization.
  • Attend meetings with Tribal Administrators and Administration with various government agencies during the internship.
  • Possible out-of-state travel.
  • Tribal Member preferred.


  • Education: High School Senior (Fall 2022), High School Graduate (2022) or current undergraduate college students.
  • Experience/Basic Knowledge: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The candidate must possess the willingness to work hard, ask questions, be respectful, follow instructions and bring ideas, suggestions, energy and enthusiasm to the organization.
  • Candidate must submit a one-page narrative/essay on why you should be considered for the TA intern position and what you would like to learn from the experience.
  • Required Licenses/Certifications: Valid NM ID and/or driver’s license.
  • Physical Requirements: Minimum.
  • Preferences: San Felipe Preference.

Working Conditions:

Works in office. Sits for long periods of time. Some lifting is required.

Additional Info:

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions or to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

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