2018 NASPA Summer Internship

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Rocio H. Fajardo, Ed.D.

October 24, 2017

NASPA Summer Internship Program

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. Start and end dates are flexible; however, candidates should expect to start in late May and depart late July. A sample of the opportunities the NASPA Intern would engage in are:

  • Assist with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of national level conferences, institutes, and online professional development opportunities for NASPA members
  • Learn the context of higher education and student affairs from a national and global perspective
  • Learn and understand association management
  • Assist with advising and creating a team dynamic for undergraduate summer interns at NASPA
  • Develop content and programming for Careers in Student Affairs Month (CSAM)
  • Afforded opportunities to take advantage of the social connections and events uniquely offered by working at the central office in Washington, D.C.

In addition, it is preferable that the selected intern attend the 2018 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:

  • Attend the annual NASPA conference as a NASPA Staff Intern
  • Attend leadership meetings of a national board or center (i.e., Center for Research, Community Colleges, Faculty, James E. Scott Academy)
  • Attend two-three concurrent conference sessions
  • Engage in social media about the experience as a NASPA Intern
  • Volunteer with different aspects of the NASPA Annual Conference to include: registration area, bookstore management, NASPA Foundation etc.

Applications will close Friday, December 15 and will be contacted by mid-January for next steps. 


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