The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will conduct a public comment period December 6 – December 20, 2017 to take remarks from citizens regarding the proposed 2018-2019 Qualified Action Plan for the State of Nebraska InternNE Grant Program.

The InternNE Grant Program is authorized in Nebraska Revised Statutes at §§81-1210.01 to §§81-1210.03. The Qualified Action Plan sets forth DED’s priorities and selection criteria for awarding grants, as well as strategies for affirmatively marketing internships to Nebraska students in high schools, colleges, universities and other institutions of higher education in Nebraska.

Copies of the proposed 2018-2019 Qualified Action Plan will be available on December 6, 2017 on DED’s website: or can be requested from Rose Baker at 800-426-6505, 402-471-1559, or email:

Mail written comments by December 20, 2017 to: Rose Baker, Nebraska Department of Economic Development, P.O. Box 94666, Lincoln NE 68509-4666, or email to:

Comments will be accepted starting December 6, 2017.