Have you ever thought about working for NASPA or how NASPA serves its members? Consider joining our team this summer as a NASPA Graduate Intern and learn the interworkings of NASPA from a student affairs point of view as well as learning what it's like to work off-campus and stay connected to higher education. The selected intern will provide support and work collaboratively with all of the NASPA staff and departments, including educational programs, member engagement, membership, and marketing and communications.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Educational Programs, this intern will collaborate with the supervisor to create a meaningful summer experience, working with the goals the student selected as well as those support NASPA.
This position is located at the NASPA office in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate for this position will be available 40 hours per week for at least 8 consecutive weeks during the summer. A stipend of $3500 for the summer will also be awarded. While housing is not included, several options for summer housing are available in the DC area. Start and end dates are flexible. A sample of the opportunities the NASPA Intern would engage in are:
In addition, it is preferable that the selected intern attend the 2017 NASPA Annual Conference, where the conference registration fee will be waived and housing will be provided. The intern will have the opportunity to gain a “behind the scenes” view of the conference and support the Annual Conference as NASPA staff. The intern will be required to:
Applications will close Friday, December 9. Applications will be reviewed and applicants will be contacted by mid-January regarding next steps. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and answer the following questions:
What does NASPA mean to you and how has it facilitated your growth as a student affairs professional?
Why do you want to join the NASPA team and what will you bring to NASPA?
At NASPA, we always strive to develop new programs based on the current needs and trends in the field. As a Graduate Intern, you have a voice in this process. Based on your current experience and knowledge of NASPA, what innovative programming would you develop for current graduate students and new professionals? You may answer in any format; creativity is encouraged.
For questions or concerns, contact Lucy Fort, Assistant Director of Educational Programs, [email protected], 202-719-1171.