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GCI Externships

Do you want to learn about the latest in telecommunications and IT, and be able to bring that knowledge back to your students?  

GCI Externship Workforce Development

January 1, 2017

2017 Program Dates: May 31 - June 9, 2017 

GCI’s Externship Program is designed to give educators and administrators exclusive insight into the day-to-
day work and responsibilities of today’s telecom, IT, and business career tracks. This two-week program will allow participants to observe work activities, provide hands-on demonstrations; discuss jobs and requirements; and ask many questions.  Our hope is for you to instill in your students the knowledge and enthusiasm you gain from this program to help plant the seed for a stronger technology workforce in Alaska. 


How to Apply
Applications can be found at www.gci.com/careers. Participants will be required to complete a GCI application form online and pass a background check. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible?
This program is open to Alaska-based K-12 teachers, instructors, professors and technology administrators.  Selection will be based on the candidate’s curriculum and activities.

Where is it located?
Anchorage, Alaska.

Is this a paid position?
Yes, a stipend will be paid to participants.

Is housing provided?
Participants from outside of Anchorage will have travel, lodging and meals provided.

Do I get credit? 
Yes, academic credit will be available through the University of Alaska, Anchorage.