EXCEL-MAPTS Capstone and Internship

The EXCEL Capstone is a two-week surface mine training at MAPTS Mine Training Center in Delta Junction followed by a two-week paid internship with one of Calista’s Subsidiaries. Students need to fulfill prerequisites including:

  • Be 18 years of age one month prior to the camp and be on track for graduating from high school
  • Successful completion of one of Alaska EXCEL’s foundational sessions
  • Attend one of the following: Heavy Equipment Operations Camp, Carpentry Camp, Welding Camp, Industry Boot Camp
  • Send in an application form, along with a cover letter and letter of recommendation to EXCEL
  • Be able to pass a drug screening test
Brice Inc.
Job Title: Intern- Alaska EXCEL Intern
Location: Fairbanks/Various Locations
Schedule: Regular, Temporary (M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm)

Job Summary: As part of Alaska EXCEL’s program, this position participates in job shadowing Calista subsidiaries, most within Bilista Holding. With oversight from the department manager, this hands-on position will gain exposure to multiple areas within the organization including administration, project management, safety, construction worksite, equipment, shop/yard, and business development.


STG, Inc.
Job Title: Intern – Alaska EXCEL Intern
Location: Anchorage
Schedule: Regular, Temporary (M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm)

Job Summary: As part of Alaska EXCEL’s program, this position participates in job shadowing of Alaska Crane’s operations team. With oversight from the operations manager, this hands-on position will gain exposure to crane operations and shop and yard-assisting duties


Granite Construction
Job Title: Alaska EXCEL Intern; Parts Runner (Shop)
Location: Anchorage
Schedule: Regular, Temporary (M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm)

Job Summary: As part of Alaska EXCEL’s program, this position participates in job shadowing and assisting the shop mechanics. With oversight from the shop mechanics, this hands-on position will gain exposure, learning more about the equipment used in the construction industry.


Tunista Construction, LLC
Job Title: Alaska EXCEL Intern – Student Project Engineer
Location: Federal Way, Washington
Schedule: Regular, Temporary (M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm)

Job Summary: The Student Project Engineer is responsible for assisting the Project Management Team with project planning and implementation requirements. This position also assists with Estimating as needed.


Brice Environmental, Inc.
Job Title: Alaska EXCEL Intern
Location:
Schedule: Regular, Temporary (M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm)

Job Summary: The student participates in various administrative duties related to environmental industries. Additionally, the EXCEL intern will be provided the opportunity to receive additional training including a 40-hour Hazwoper class.

Robert at the MAPTS Mine Training Center

Robert and Tyrel (Break time)

Digging a trench the night before netted a trip into Delta Junction for a famous buffalo burger at the Buffalo Center Drive-In.