Operation Intern

Operation Intern, administered by the North Dakota Department of Commerce, is designed to expand the number of new internship, work experience and apprenticeship positions with North Dakota employers.

The program’s primary focus is employers in the state’s targeted industries: Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Value-added Agriculture, Tourism and Technology-based Businesses.

To learn more about Operation Intern contact:

Operation Intern/Youth Office Coordinator
North Dakota Department of Commerce
(701) 328-5300


Internship Employment Credit

An individual income tax credit is allowed for employing an individual under an internship program located in North Dakota. The credit is equal to 10% of the compensation paid to the intern. This credit is allowed for up to five interns employed at the same time. An intern must be enrolled in a college or vocational technical education program majoring in a field related to the work to be performed, and must be supervised and evaluated by the employer. The internship must qualify for academic credit.

To learn more about the Internship Employment Credit contact:

Office of State Tax Commissioner
600 E. Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck ND  58505