Frequently Asked Questions

The Accelerate Indiana Internship Program
is a competitive program in which Indiana businesses and organizations will be awarded PAID interns at no cost to employers.

Paid interns? Who pays for the interns? The Lilly Endowment, Inc. is providing financial support for students during the fall, spring, and summer to intern at their business or organization. Interns will work up to 15-20 hours per week for $11/hr.

Who qualifies for this program? Businesses and organizations located in Indiana where the student would be interning within the state of Indiana.

Why target Indiana Businesses?

·          We recognize the great potential employers in the state of Indiana provide for future jobs for our students. Internships are a great way for both the intern and employer to “interview” each other out to see if a full-time position following graduation is a good fit for both parties.

 Did you know? Interns can ...

·          Increase productivity

·          Bring fresh, innovative perspectives to your organization

·          Increase diversity within your organization

·          Reduce recruiting costs

·          Begin training for potential full-time employment

·          Market your company