Oct. 17, 2019Each year, Homecoming is dedicated to a Northern Arizona University staff or faculty member who has shown their Lumberjack pride through exceptional service to the … Read more about Celebrate excellence at NAU’s annual Homecoming Dedicatee Banquet
By Heidi Toth
In May, Miranda Henry finished her junior year at Northern Arizona University. She was an international relations major but hadn’t narrowed down yet just what that career would look like.
Three months and about 8,000 miles later, she has an answer. After an emergency management internship in New Zealand—an internship that allowed her to work alongside other interns as well as government and business officials—she’s already looking for ways to relocate and start planning for… Read more
Internships are not only beneficial for students, but many employers see the value in hiring fresh talent, eager for practical, skill-building experience and professional guidance.
Northern Arizona University helps provide students with a plethora of internship opportunities by partnering with local employers, of all sizes. As an employer wearing multiple hats, it can seem overwhelming to start the intern search process, but NAU makes it easy.
by Laura Huenneke, Provost
Abundant research shows that students learn most effectively when taking the initiative to apply information to novel situations and authentic challenges. As we rapidly approach the end of another academic year, this is an ideal time to witness student accomplishments that demonstrate how well they respond to such challenges.