Routing Number: 307070021

Internship Program

We offer a paid, structured program to a limited number of high school students interested in gaining experience in the financial services field.

Our High School Internship Program gives students the opportunity 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 varies departments of interest. 

Program Qualifications

  1. Must be at least 16 years of age on or before June 14, 2021,

  2. Will be in the 11th or 12th grade during the 2021 -2022 school year, and

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

  • Academy School District 20

  • Cheyenne Mountain School District 12

  • Colorado Springs School District 11

  • Douglas County School District RE-1

  • Elbert School District 200

  • Elizabeth School District

  • Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8

  • Kiowa School District C-2

  • Lewis Palmer School District 38

  • School District 49

Enrollment

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:

  • Cheyenne Mountain Branch - 1910 Southgate Road, Colorado Springs, CO

  • Garden Ranch Branch - 4920 North Union Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO

  • Cordera® Branch - 9810 North Union Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO

  • Monument Branch - 417 Third Street, Monument, CO

  • Castle Rock Branch - 714 D South Perry Street, Castle Rock, CO

  • Parker Branch - 10841 South Crossroads Drive, Parker, CO

  • Highlands Ranch Branch - 545 West Highlands Ranch Parkway, Highlands Ranch, CO

Training and Work Schedule

Students are required to attend one of two training sessions that will be held at our either our corporate headquarters located at 9810 N Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80924 or Monument branch located at 417 3rd St, Monument, CO  80132. Each training session is approximately seven days long. Immediately following 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 begin on June 14, 2021 and July 12, 2021. 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.

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 2021-2022 High School Internship Program has ended. Interviews are scheduled April 26, through May 14, 2021.

Check back for updates on the 2022 program.


Required forms to be completed and submitted with your application for consideration by April 14, 2021. Completed forms may be emailed to HSInternProgram@aafcu.com or faxed to 719.268.2521. 

Required forms for consideration:

2021-2022 Parent Letter

2021-2022 Parental Release and Consent

Contacts

Maria Belden

Branch Manager, Castle Rock 
Air Academy Federal Credit Union 
800.223.1983, ext. 7413
Direct: 303.840.1608 
Fax: 303.470.6480 
mbelden@aafcu.com

Ariana Aldaz

Branch Manager, Cheyenne Mountain 
Air Academy Federal Credit Union 
800.223.1983, ext. 3514
Fax: 719.630.3292
aaldaz@aafcu.com

The mark CORDERA® is a federally registered trademark of High Valley Land Company, Inc. used under license.

AAFCU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.