2015 intern, Chase Amdahl, touring ESCO Manufacturing.

Webster Area Development Corporation invites local high school juniors and seniors to apply for our annual spring internship program. 

Spring 2020 Internship applications are due January 27 by 5 p.m. Full details below.

WADC Internship

Who We Are

Webster Area Development Corporation (WADC) is a local non‐profit economic development organization aimed at promoting the growth of Day County. Stop by our office in the lower level of the Day County Courthouse.

What We Do

WADC recruits new businesses to Day County and works with existing companies to help them grow. We also help residents create the future they want for their community.

Why We Want You

Leave your mark on your community and gain real-world experience through an internship at WADC. One high school senior will work about four hours per week for approximately 12 weeks with us. Juniors are welcome to apply as well.

This individual should have an interest in business and community development and also 
have plans to further his/her education beyond high school. While this opportunity is unpaid, a scholarship may be awarded at the end of the internship.

Duties include: 
  1. Track, update and promote job opportunities in Day County
  2. Implement high school senior survey
  3. Assist with marketing efforts and general office work
  4. Other special projects as discussed 

How to Get Involved

To apply for this internship, please provide:
  1. Resume
  2. Completed application form (download)
  3. Two letters of recommendation (at least one faculty reference)
  4. Personal statement to explain why you believe a business or individual would want to relocate or expand in Day County.
Drop off these items at our office in Day County Courthouse by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020, or mail to the address below:

Webster Area Development Corporation
711 W. 1st Street, Suite #110
PO Box 6
Webster, SD 57274

Finalists will advance to an interview process during which the schedule will be discussed.


Feel free to contact us at the office! Call 345‐3159.

Past Interns:
Blaize Schimmel, Webster - 2019

Jamie Bludorn, Webster - 2018
Sara Hemmingson, Bradley - 2017
Alecia Vogl, Webster - 2016
Kyla Schuster, Roslyn - 2016
Faith Shoemaker, Webster - 2016
Chase Amdahl, Webster - 2015
Rita Pollard, Webster - 2014
Dylan Hanson, Grenville - 2014
Lorisa Schoenbeck, Webster - 2014

Aaron Weyh, Webster - 2013
Samantha Hommel, Webster - 2012