NACA® West - Important Dates

Regional Leadership Team: Membership Graduate Intern

Application Deadline:

Region Date
Central Monday, November 1, 2021 Check Status / Apply
Mid America Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Closed
Mid Atlantic Monday, June 7, 2021 Closed
Northern Plains Monday, August 9, 2021 Closed
Northeast Monday, February 15, 2021 Closed
South Monday, February 15, 2021 Closed
West Monday, November 1, 2021 Check Status / Apply

Overview

The Membership Graduate Intern will provide support to the Membership Team while becoming familiar with NACA governance, programs, and professional and leadership development opportunities.

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.
• Attends all regularly scheduled regional meetings and conference calls. 
• 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.
• 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 office staff liaison.


Qualifications / Expectations

• Supports NACA programs through attendance whenever possible.
• Attends regional conference.
• The Graduate Intern must be a current graduate student. NACA institutional membership is preferred, but not required.
• 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

• March 1 – January 31st
• July 1st - May 31st ( Northern Plains Only)


NACA Office Liaison

• Education and Research Manager


Professional Competencies

  • Event Support
  • Networking & Business Relationships
  • Professional Development
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Relationship Development