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Undergraduate Student Positions: Northern Plains Regional Leadership Team - Graduate Interns

Application Deadline:

Region Date
Northern Plains Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Closed


The Graduate Interns provide support to one of the following areas of the Regional Leadership Team (RLT) while becoming familiar with NACA governance, programs, and professional and leadership development opportunities: business, education, and membership.

Specific Responsibilities

- Performs duties assigned to their specific area of support.
- Co-presents an educational session with functional area mentor. 
- Communicates at least monthly with functional area mentor. 
- Integrates and supports principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.    
- Assures that the Association’s Mission and Vision are reflected in the attendee experience by helping create an inclusive, hospitable environment where all attendees feel welcome and connected. This includes attending all conference events and meetings to set the tone for attendee engagement. 
- Attends all regularly scheduled regional meetings and conference calls.  
- Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of, and ensures adherence to, NACA Policies and Procedures.
- Assures that NACA goals, initiatives and relevant strategic plan objectives are integrated with conference initiatives and position responsibilities.
- Follows NACA’s Non-Discrimination, Diversity Advancement and Affirmative Action 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.
- Communicates the Association’s mission and values to current and potential members to actively promote recruitment and retention.
- Additional responsibilities as assigned and agreed upon with volunteer supervisor and/or NACA staff liaison.

Qualifications / Expectations

- Supports NACA programs through attendance whenever possible. 
- Attends regional conference. 
- Graduate Interns must be a current graduate student at a NACA member institution.
- Must have approval from and support of their institution (note: support is defined as financial as well as time out of the office, etc.).

Association Support

- NACA Connect 
- Zoom 
- NACA Google Drives 
- Will receive registration waiver for conference 

Term of Service

January 15 - May 31

NACA Office Liaison

Business - Experience & Events Director
Membership - Membership Development Manager
Education - Director of Education & Research

Professional Competencies

  • Event Support
  • Experiential Leadership Learning
  • Networking & Business Relationships
  • Professional Development
  • Relationship Development