Internships

Internships

three people at internship fair table talking

Lourdes Carteño, intern at Health Promotion and Wellness, represents the department at a student fair.

Internships help Higher Education Administration and Policy program students gain valuable professional experience. Those new to higher education administration can try out different areas of higher education and enhance employment credentials. Our Chicago-area location offers high-quality internships at a wide variety of institutions and organizations. We offer exceptional placement assistance for all types of internships to match students to internships that meet both their academic and financial needs.


Internship Areas of Specialization

  • Change management
  • New student orientation
  • Athletics administration
  • Alumni relations and development
  • Admissions
  • Community college administration
  • Strategic management
  • Fraternity and sorority life
  • Health promotion and wellness
  • Multicultural student affairs
  • International education
  • Student conduct/Judicial affairs
  • Academic advising
  • Disability services
  • Career counseling
  • Student activities
  • Teaching and learning centers
  • Financial aid
  • Residential life

Sample Internship Sites

We match student interests to a wide variety of internships in the Chicago area.

  • Northwestern University
  • University of Chicago
  • DePaul University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
  • International Education of Students (IES)
  • Elmhurst College
  • Lake Forest College
  • City Colleges of Chicago
  • Oakton Community College
  • Roosevelt University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Interested in Hosting an Intern?

Contact Lauren Faucette, Senior Career Advisor, at lauren.faucette@northwestern.edu.

Contact Us

MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 7300
Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern University

Phone: 847/491-7526

Email: ms-highered@northwestern.edu