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Internship Program


About The Program

Begin your transformative journey with our High School Internship Program, where students not only gain insight into financial products and services but also cultivate crucial career skills in a professional setting. This unique opportunity offers more than just knowledge; it provides a chance for each student to be mentored by leaders, and shadow diverse departments while creating lifelong skills and memories.

Do I Qualify For The Program? 

  1. Must be at least 16 years of age on or before June 5, 2024,

  2. Will be in the 11th or 12th grade during the 2024 -2025 school year, and

  3. Attend school in one of the districts serviced by Air Academy Credit Union.

  • Academy School District 20
  • Cheyenne Mountain School District 12
  • Colorado Springs School District 11
  • Douglas County School District RE-1
  • Elbert County School District C-2 (Kiowa Schools)
  • Elbert School District 200
  • Elizabeth School District
  • Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8
  • Harrison School District 2
  • Hayden School District RE-1
  • Lewis-Palmer School District 38
  • Routt/Jackson County School District
  • School District 49
  • South Routt School District RE-3
  • Steamboat Springs School District RE-1

Student Benefits

In this enriching internship program, each student has the opportunity to gain valuable experience with a cutting-edge financial institution. Throughout the program, quarterly performance reviews are conducted, and based on performance, dedication and acheivements, a letter of recommendations will be given upon completion of the internship program. Students will also be considered for full-time and/or part-time employee after high school gradution. 



Application Process

The application process for our 2024-2025 High School Internship Program is closed.

Please check back for updated on the 2025-2026 Internship Program.

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Interviews will take place April 15, through May 8. 

Required forms to be completed and submitted with your application for consideration by April 5, 2024. Completed forms may be emailed to or faxed to 719.268.2521. 

Required forms for consideration:

2024 - 2025 Parent Letter



Once You've Been Accepted

Students accepted to the program are assigned to an appropriate branch location based on availability and the student’s geographic location for school and/or home.

Potential branch assignment locations include:

  • Castle Rock Branch - 714 D South Perry Street, Castle Rock, CO
  • Cheyenne Mountain Branch - 1910 Southgate Road, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Cordera® Branch - 9810 North Union Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO
  • Garden Ranch Branch - 4920 North Union Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO
  • Highlands Ranch Branch - 8677 South Quebec Street, Unit D, Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Monument Branch - 417 Third Street, Monument, CO
  • Parker Branch - 10841 South Crossroads Drive, Parker, CO


Training and Work Schedule

Students are required to attend one of two training sessions held at our corporate headquarters located at 9810 N Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80924. Each training session is approximately seven days long. Immediately following the completion of the assigned training session, student interns will report to their assigned branch location for work and continued on-the-job training.

7-Day Training Sessions:

  • June 10 - June 18, 2024 
  • July 15 - July 23, 2024

We will try to accommodate training session preferences; however, class sizes are limited and students may be assigned a training session based on availability.

During Summer Months:

Interns may work up to 35 hours per week, including Saturdays. Once the school year begins, hours will be reduced to no fewer than 10 hours per week after regular school hours including every Saturday.



Stay in Touch

Jonathan Vasquez

Branch Manager, Cordera Branch

800.223.1983, ext. 1017
Email Jonathan

Maria Belden

Branch Manager, Castle Rock 

800.223.1983, ext. 7413
Email Maria



AACU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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