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Interning Beyond Rochester

Through the Lens

Art education major Mythra Saidan '14 captured her fellow Nazareth students' experiences as they embarked on their study abroad internships in Berlin, Germany.

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Washington D.C. Internship Program (15 credit hours)

Nazareth College has established an internship program in Washington D.C. in cooperation with the Washington Internship Institute (WII). Nazareth students can live and intern in the Washington D.C. area for a semester and earn 15 credits. WII has internships for students in nearly every major. (3.0 GPA required). See Dr. Sharon Murphy ( for additional details and application time frames.

Disney College Program (12-15 credit hours)

Nazareth College is a proud partner with Walt Disney World and the Disney College Program (DCP). The DCP is a one-of-a-kind, Disney-designed combination of education and work experience. Students interested in more information about a semester at Disney should contact Emily Carpenter ( The Disney College Program is only offered during the academic year (there is no summer program) and requires students to spend a semester in the fall or spring.

New York State Legislature in Albany (15 credit hours)

Students have the opportunity to participate in state government and the legislative process by interning in either the New York State Assembly or Senate. Students live in Albany and are assigned to work for the entire semester for either a State Assembly Representative or a State Senator. (In 2012 the stipend provided to interns was $4,140.)

International Internships

International internships are available through Nazareth's Foreign Language Department and through the Center for International Education. Possible placements include Berlin, Germany; Florence or Pescara, Italy; Rennes, France; and Valencia, Spain. Other locations can be discussed based on student interest. Students wishing to intern internationally should plan ahead and meet regularly with Emily Carpenter and the Center for International Education to ensure that they will be able to fulfill all requirements.

Going Global

Career services subscribes to this unique resource designed to assist students and alumni seeking employment/internships in other countries and other cities in the United States. Going Global also includes information on employers who have sponsored international students for H1B visas to work in the United States. You can access Going Global through the Resource Library in Nazlink or by going to the following web link from any on-campus computer:

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