NASPA Careers:

At any stage of your professional career, leveraging resources leads to success. During graduate school, it is even more important to increase these resources, and that is why a NASPA membership is integral to your future advancement. From unique leadership opportunities such as the Graduate Associate Program or New Professional and Graduate Student Knowledge Community to scholarly publications you can use in your next assignment, NASPA provides what you need to succeed.

Find a Job

The Placement Exchange (TPE), "the place to be for student affairs job placement" is a partnership between NASPA and ACUHO-I as well as among professional associations NACA, ASCA, NODA, AFA, and HigherEdJobs. As it enters its 9th year, see why TPE is the place to search for a position in 2016.


The Placement Exchange (TPE)
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Education is at the core of what we do, so why not see one of the NASPA publications below to keep up to date on current scholarship about the field.

Initiatives & Awards

One of the many benefits of a NASPA membership is networking with your colleagues and peers. The programs below not only support the profession at large, but also you in your development as a future professional.

Graduate Associate Program (GAP)
The NASPA Graduate Associate Program (GAP) is an initiative to increase leadership opportunities of graduate students within NASPA.
Careers in Student Affairs Month

CSAM is a celebration of the student affairs profession and a way to encourage the next generation of SA pros.

#SAIntern Survival Guide

​Are you lost in the internship search process? Have you secured an internship, but not sure what to do next? NASPA's Intern Survival Guide is a great resource to answer all your questions!

Factors to Consider when Applying to Graduate School

One of the most commonly asked questions is "does NASPA rate graduate preparation programs so that students can apply to the 'best' ones?" The answer is no. Selecting the right graduate program for you is a personal decision, based on a number of different factors. Here are some questions to ponder.

Graduate Program Directory

Finding the perfect graduate program to fit your needs does not need to be a major research project! NASPA has made it easy for you to find the right school and program to meet your educational goals. Search NASPA's comprehensive online Graduate Program Directory in higher education, student affai

NASPA Summer Graduate Internship Program

The NASPA summer internship position provides a graduate student with a valuable learning experience and a deeper understanding of the role a national association plays, including how it functions and what it offers to its members.

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