SACSA Presidential Scholar Internship applications open

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SACSA is excited to announce the selection of the 2022-2023 SACSA Presidential Scholar Internship. The SACSA Presidential Scholar is a yearlong internship designed for a first-year Master’s student in a College Student Affairs Graduate Preparation Program. The Presidential Scholar will work one-on-one with the President (currently President-Elect) of SACSA for the duration of the President’s term (November 2022-November 2023). The purpose of this experience is to provide a master’s student with a unique professional development opportunity.


The SACSA Presidential Scholar will assist the President of SACSA throughout the year with all duties assigned by the President. It is expected that this person will attend and assist with the Executive Council Mid-Year Meeting (January or February 2023) and the 2023 SACSA with NASPA Region III Annual Conference (November 3 – November 6). This is an at-will opportunity.


To apply for the Presidential Scholar internship the following must be met:

  • A current SACSA Member at time of application
  • A first-year Master’s student in a College Student Affairs Graduate Preparation program in the SACSA region


The Presidential Scholar will receive:

  • A one-year SACSA Membership renewal
  • Conference Registration to the SACSA with NASPA Region III Annual Conference (2023)
  • Funding for hotel and travel up to $700 (including airfare, or mileage, meals not provided, etc.) to attend the Annual Conference
  • Paid hotel and travel to attend the mid-year meeting


To apply for the SACSA Presidential Scholar internship, an applicant must submit following documents (as PDFs) to by October 19, 2022.

  • Letter of application addressing desire to apply, skills relevant to the position, professional goals, and aspirations for serving in this role.
  • Letter of support from current supervisor (full-time position, assistantship, internship, etc.)
  • Letter of support from Faculty Program Coordinator
  • Current resume


The applications will be reviewed by the President, President-Elect, and Past-President of SACSA. The Presidential Panel will invite qualified applicants to a virtual interview. Interviews will take place on Friday, October 21. After the interview, the Presidential Panel will select an applicant. Applicants will be notified of status on or before October 24, 2022.