Welcome to Intern for a Day
Spend the day with our host businesses to see what happens behind the scenes of companies you see daily. Our interns learn first-hand with our hosts in the business and on the floor. Explore potential career fields and set yourself up for success.
Our 2023 Host Businesses
ABOUT: Wood Powersports is a locally owned and operated powersports dealership in Harrison, AR. We also have locations in Rogers, AR and Fayetteville, AR. We have the largest selection of brands in the entire state, across our three locations. We have three primary pillars: 1) Provide unmatched service to our customers 2) Provide unmatched benefits and work environment for our employees 3) Serve our community
CAREER MATCHES: Business, Sales and Marketing, Sports and Recreation
INTERN EXPERIENCE: Our business operates with 5 profit/business centers: 1) Sales of new powersports vehicles 2) Sales of pre-owned powersports vehicles 3) Sales of vehicle protection packages such as warranty, prepaid maintenance, etc. 4) Sales of parts for powersports vehicles 5) Maintenance, repairs and warranty work after the sale of the powersports vehicle
ABOUT: Wilson Combat is a manufacturer of firearms and firearm accessories.
CAREER MATCHES: Business, Engineering, Robotics, and Manufacturing
INTERN EXPERIENCE: Build processes, machine processes, and finish processes
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center
ABOUT: North Arkansas Regional Medical Center is an innovative, non-profit healthcare system consisting of a central hospital in Harrison, Arkansas, and 13 clinics serving the rural communities of North Arkansas. More than 850 NARMC employees, including 32 physicians, physician assistants and APRNs, work together to provide a comprehensive range of healthcare services.
CAREER MATCHES: Healthcare, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, engineering
INTERN EXPERIENCE: TBD
ABOUT: Anstaff Bank was founded locally and continues to operate across 14 locations in northern Arkansas. With three facilities in Harrison, including two full-service branches and the bank’s Operations Center, career opportunities are broad. With Anstaff bank, students may find careers related to finance, information technology, data analytics, and more. Operating no further from Harrison than Huntsville and Mountain Home, a significant portion of the roles required to run a billion dollar bank are filled right here in town. Whether you are interested in a traditional banking role such as real estate lending or are more intrigued by protecting the health of the bank’s network, Anstaff Bank would love to have the opportunity to invest in our community and share more about the organization.
CAREER MATCHES: Agriculture/Environment, Architecture/Real Estate, Business, Computing/Computer Science and Technology, Cybersecurity, Data Science and Data Analytics
INTERN EXPERIENCE: The staff involved in this experience will be well versed in the following areas: Customer Service (lending, new account opening, teller processing) Operations Management (payment processing, quality control, analytics) Online Banking (browser-based and mobile) Information Technology (Hardware, software, network)
ABOUT: Baxter Health, an ANCC Magnet® designated hospital, has been recognized by Arkansas Business Magazine as one of Arkansas’ “Best Places to Work” (2019 - 2022) and one of Modern Healthcare Magazine’s “Best Places to Work” (2021 and 2022). Baxter Health exemplifies compassion and excellence, offering a broad range of services and specialties to meet the ever-growing needs of our surrounding communities.
CAREER MATCHES: Health and Healthcare
INTERN EXPERIENCE: Baxter Health offers a variety of positions across our hospital and over 40 clinics and off-site locations. Medical positions range from nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses, registered nurses and medical technicians to physical therapists, clinical schedulers and social workers. Non-clinical jobs take up a large portion of opportunities at Baxter Health as well. Within our ancillary staff, positions range from engineering and maintenance to legal, accounting, administration and marketing. There are plenty of non-clinical healthcare jobs that still positively impact patients and help Baxter Health continue to provide excellent care to every patient, every time.
ABOUT: Wabash careers are dynamic, meaningful and have high impact. From the factory floor to corporate offices, when you work with Wabash, you’re part of an elite team that makes a difference in the transportation, logistics and distribution industries.
CAREER MATCHES: Robotics and Manufacturing
INTERN EXPERIENCE: Orientation and company overview, mock interview and tour of Wabash taking 3-4 hours in whole.
Richardson Appliance Service, LLC
ABOUT: We service all major brands of home appliances, and we sell appliances.
CAREER MATCHES: Business, Sales, and Technical Repair
INTERN EXPERIENCE: Students interested in the technical aspect would start the day with a general overview of our company and then ride with a technician for the day. They could observe technician repairing appliances and general operating procedures for submitting part requests, use of service software, and customer interaction. Students interested in the office aspect would start the day with a general overview of our company and then job shadow with different office employees. They would observe general data entry, dispatching, parts ordering and management, warranty processes, and sales processes.