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Graduate Intern Recruitment

As part of our commitment to graduate student leadership development, NSP provides employment opportunities to graduate students from all over the country to allow them to learn and grow with our dynamic team. Interns at NC State support the coordination and implementation of summer orientation programs and the Summer Start program while assisting with the training and supervision of student leaders.

NSP will offer two graduate internship positions for summer 2024:

  • Orientation Internship (anticipated two opportunities)
  • Summer Start Internship (anticipated two opportunities)

Potential candidates can apply to either or both positions. Instructions for applying are outlined below based upon whether a candidate is external or internal (current NC State graduate student) to NC State.

New Student Programs will follow the timeline outlined by the NODA Internship Program.

  • Wednesday, January 3: Positions available and applications for internships can be submitted
  • Wednesday, January 24: Candidates may be contacted and interviews scheduled
  • Wednesday, January 31: Interviews will begin
  • Monday, March 4: Earliest date for selection decisions to be made

Complete information regarding the positions can be found in the 2024 Intern Information Packets:

Recent Intern Testimonials

“As an aspiring school counselor, being a graduate intern allowed me to continue connecting with first year students on campus and understand the first year experience through the eyes of mentors and mentees. I enjoyed being a part of a program that helps students build intentional community at NC State.” Lily Porter, 2023 Summer Start Intern

“Through the orientation internship, I learned that one of my favorite things is working with university students! Being a person of support for the orientation leaders felt natural to me, and they were all so wonderful to work with! I learned that I can be a leader and people will respect me.” Jenna Flemons, 2023 Orientation Intern

“I enjoyed my time working for NC State. I loved learning more about New Student Programs and having the opportunity to spend my Summer with the Summer Start Mentors! Planning programs, supervising students, and helping with Orientation was the highlight of my Summer.” Sam DiStefano, 2023 Summer Start Intern