Internships with the State Senate & Greater Fort Wayne, Inc.

Internships are the best way to gain experience about your career field, learn valuable skills, network with professionals, and possibly land a job! Though you may be busy with class work as a current student, participating in an internship is one of the most valuable experiences you can obtain while in college.

Questa’s goal is to invest in talent in Northeast Indiana - that’s you! Through the Questa Scholars Program students are given a chance to focus on their education and graduate with less debt. In addition, Questa also teams up with businesses to match internship stipends up to $2,500. If you are a recent college graduate or a current student we encourage you to learn more about our internship partnerships, and apply! Get as much experience as you can now, to land your dream job later.

If you know of any other internship opportunities, or you work for a business offering internships, let Questa know! We would be interested in talking with you to share these opportunities with our scholars, and talk over internship matching possibilities.

Indiana State Senate Internship Opportunities

Deadline to for Democrat Internships: October 31, 2018

Republican Internships: Applications open May 1, 2019

The Indiana State Senate is offering paid internship opportunities to recent and current undergraduates as well as graduate students. Interns will work directly with Indiana legislators at the Statehouse, located in downtown Indianapolis. Questa Education Foundation is excited to announce that Questa will match up to $2,500 of the internship stipend for students in the Northeast Indiana area that apply and receive an internship opportunity with the State Senate. These internships are a unique opportunity to gain practical and hands-on knowledge of state government through active participation in the legislative process.

The goal is that students will build a solid skill set and invest their skills back into the Northeast Indiana area including Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Noble, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Steuben, Whitley, Wabash, and Wells counties. To receive this match, students must be from one of the eleven counties and be majoring in or entering into a related career field.

Find more information and how to apply for these internships at

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. Fellows

Deadline to apply: Applications accepted through October 26, 2018

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. offers a fellowship program that includes a project-based internship with free summer housing if needed, personal development workshops, networking events, and more. Questa will match up to $2,500 in internship stipends with GFW Fellows.

A wide variety of internship opportunities are available including:

  • Software Developer - TransWorks

  • IT Intern - Franklin Electric

  • Data Analyst Internship - Lincoln Financial Group

  • Business Systems Analyst Internship - Rea Magnet Wire

  • Marketing Internship - Do it Best Corp.

  • Finance and Accounting Internship - Indiana Tech

  • Sales and Operations Management Internship - Penske

Apply on the Greater Fort Wayne Inc. Fellows website.

Other Internships to Consider*

*Questa does not specifically partner with these internships to provide a stipend, but values sharing other opportunities with the community.

Internship with Congressman Banks

Congressman Banks is offering full-time and part-time internship opportunities for college students or recent graduates. The position allows students to work with congressional staff to support daily office functions, and all positions are unpaid. The program is a great opportunity for students seeking a deeper understanding of legislative branch of government.

Candidates must be highly motivated, self-starters, detail-oriented, and possess excellent communication skills. They also must demonstrate a strong work ethic, positive attitude, the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline, and a strong desire to learn about the legislative branch. Students interested in an internship position should send a resume, writing sample and cover letter to Russ Jehl at

Find more info here.

Questa invests in students pursuing post-secondary education, whether that be a degree, a certificate, or training through scholarships and low-interest forgivable loans. Learn more about Questa’s scholar programs and opportunities to invest in students by giving us a call at 260-407-6494 or by emailing Questa at