Why Do An Internship?

  • Build on current skills
  • Develop new skills
  • Add to your professional network
  • Find new perspectives on professional goals and possibilities
  • Boost your resume 
  • Set yourself apart from peers when applying for that first job

When considering potential internships, keep both short and long-term goals in mind. Position descriptions are designed to give applicants insight into choosing a good fit.  Before applying, consider whether the opportunity aligns with your career goals and objectives.

NACADA members looking for internship opportunities might consider networking opportunities:

  • Reach out to the NACADA Region Chair
  • Volunteer at or attend a NACADA sponsored region event (i.e. conference or drive-in)
  • Join the NACADA Region social media (i.e. Facebook group)
  • Contact institutions near your desired location to see if an internship might be available.

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