NACADA Offers Internship Connection Service

What is the Internship Connection Service?

The NACADA Internship Connection Service (ICS) provides assistance to:

  • graduate students seeking educational and/or research opportunities outside of their current master’s or doctoral program.
  • higher education offices and programs seeking to benefit from the initiative, enthusiasm, and diverse perspectives of students from outside their institution.

The NACADA ICS provides incoming and current graduate students opportunities to connect with higher education institutions offering internships related to the field of Academic Advising. The purpose of the ICS is to enhance the learning experience opportunities for students, while offering mentoring opportunities for current advising professionals.

Goals of the ICS include showcasing educational opportunities, encouraging research, and promoting the development of effective academic advising practices. Internships create opportunities for graduate students to have hands-on advising-related experience that they may not receive within their graduate program and allow both developing professionals and current advising professionals opportunities to explore and diversify their advising styles and expertise.

Please be aware that the ICS serves solely as a bridge to facilitate connections between institutions and students; NACADA makes no guarantees of placement or accommodations.

This is a service for NACADA Members only. Student memberships ($20) are available to students that are not already working full time in the field of academic advising.

For more information about the program, please visit: or contact Leigh Cunningham (

The NACADA Internship Connection is not part of the Kansas State University Academic Advising Graduate Program and students cannot receive academic credit through Kansas State University.

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