Volunteer with NACA - National Position Detail


The seven Graduate Interns will individually provide support for the National Convention. The seven positions are: Graduate Student Network, Communications, Block Booking, Professional Development Initiatives, Marketplace, Networking Initiatives and Diversity Programs.

Specific Responsibilities

Communicates at least monthly with selected mentor.
Co-presents an educational session with selected mentor.
Participates in training and planning calls as scheduled.

Attends Professional Development Luncheon.
Attends the following: Volunteer Recognition and Achievement Celebration, Board of Directors and Past Board Chairs networking and Q&A reception, Graduate Student Networking reception.
Assures that NACA goals, initiatives and relevant Strategic Plan objectives are integrated with convention initiatives and position responsibilities.
Follows NACA’s Non-Discrimination, Diversity Advancement and Affirmative Actions Principles to recommend others to fill available positions in the NACA leadership and takes the necessary steps to achieve a diverse Association both through the recruitment of volunteers and suggesting to the Board of Directors new or modified programs and services for the Association’s members.


The Graduate Intern must be a current graduate student. NACA membership is preferred but not required. Institutional support for the volunteer is required prior to appointment to the position (note: support is defined as financial, as well as time out of the office, etc.).
Attendance is required for the duration of the National Convention.

Association Support

Interns will receive a complimentary National Convention registration and ticket to the Professional Development Luncheon.

Term of Service

June – Feb 28th

Supervision Received

Graduate Student Network – Reports to Grad Intern Coordinator
Communications – Reports to Communications Coordinator
Block Booking – Reports to Block Booking Coordinator
Professional Development Initiatives – Reports to Education & Professional Development Coordinator
Marketplace – Reports to CAMP Coordinator
Networking Initiatives - Reports to Advisor Networks Coordinator
Diversity Programs - Reports to Diversity Initiatives Coordinator

Supervision Exercised


NACA Office Liaison

Education and Development Coordinator