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Internship Program


About The Program

Our High School Internship Program allows students to learn about financial products and services, as well as develop career skills in a professional work environment. This internship program also provides students an opportunity to be mentored by leaders throughout the organization and the opportunity to shadow various departments of interest. 

Do I Qualify For The Program? 

  1. Must be at least 16 years of age on or before June 5, 2023,

  2. Will be in the 11th or 12th grade during the 2023 -2024 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
  • Lewis-Palmer School District 38
  • School District 49

Student Benefits

Students gain valuable experience through this paid internship by working for a leading edge financial institution. Quarterly performance reviews are administered and depending upon the student’s performance he/she may receive a letter of recommendation upon program completion. Regular full-time and/or part-time employment will be considered after the student graduates high school.



Application Process

The application process for our 2023-2024 High School Internship Program has ended. 

Check back for updates on the 2024-2025 program.

Note: Internet Explorer is not supported for the application process.

Interviews will take place April 17, through May 5. 

Required forms to be completed and submitted with your application for consideration by April 14, 2023. Completed forms may be emailed to or faxed to 719.268.2521. 

Required forms for consideration:

2023 - 2024 Parent Letter
2023 - 2024 Parental Release & Consent



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.

Training sessions:

  • June 5, 2023 
  • July 10, 2023

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

Maria Belden

Branch Manager, Castle Rock 

800.223.1983, ext. 7413
Direct: 303.840.1608 
Fax: 303.470.6480 
Email Maria

Ariana Aldaz

Branch Manager, Cheyenne Mountain 

800.223.1983, ext. 3514
Fax: 719.630.3292
Email Ariana



AACU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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