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College Assistance Migrant Program

Student Resource Page: HEPCAMP | NMSI 

National Migrant Student Internship Initiative (NMSI)

The National Migrant Scholars Internship Initiative is designed to identify and recruit College Assistance Migrant Program students from across the nation, in finding experiential learning opportunities that will prepare them for future careers.

About the HEPCAMP DC Internship

Four to six current CAMP students or HEP graduates in their first year at a post-secondary institution will be selected to participate in the National HEP/CAMP Association Internship Program. The participants will travel to Washington, D.C. to take part in a ten-week internship. Expected internship placements include congressional offices, the Office of Migrant Education, and the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.
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Goals for NMSI


  • Develop professional and future career skills.
  • Build a network that can lead to future employment opportunities.
  • Gain critical work experience & transferable skills.
  • Create a professional resume and cover letter.
  • Gain interview preparation and experience.
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Participant Benefits


Resources may include but are not limited to:
  • Financial compensation
  • Housing assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional attire or uniform (if required).
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Partnering Employer Benefits

  • Access to a diverse pool of candidates.
  • Identify, train and cultivate interns with strong work ethics and uniquely valuable skill sets.
  • Financial support to offset intern wages
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Participant, Partnership, Requirements

  • Submit completed NMSI initiative application (student)
  • Complete a Contract with NMSI/MSU (employer)
  • Approve a financial agreement (employer)
  • Complete interim evaluations (student and employer)