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No matter if you’ve accidentally stumbled upon our website through a Google search or it you were directly sent here from the advice of a mentor, we will provide you the needed information to determine if a career in student affairs is for you. From structured mentoring programs for traditionally underrepresented and historically disenfranchised individuals like the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program to professional development events such as Careers in Student Affairs Month, NASPA is the place to start your future career in Student Affairs.

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.


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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.

NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP)

By mentoring students from traditionally underrepresented and historically disenfranchised populations, this semi-structured program diversifies and broadens the pipeline of…

NUFP 25th Anniversary Celebration Toolkit

The NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP) celebrates 25 years. Access this page to find resources for how to celebrate on your campus.

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

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