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Share Your Expertise With a Student

August 16th, 2017

The University Honors Program and the NIU Alumni Association invite you to share your time, talent and expertise by hosting a one-week externship with an NIU student.

Think of it as giving students an opportunity to test-drive a career of choice by spending a week with you, a fellow Huskie who has found success!

Through this unique and exciting volunteer opportunity, you can:

  • help students identify their desired career paths
  • foster mentoring relationships
  • provide professional networking experiences
  • build long-term relationships with NIU’s top students

Because each student and alumni host will bring unique talents, interests and skills to the table, we give you the flexibility to create a personalized, dynamic, exploratory experience.

In order to meet credit requirements, students need to complete 40 hours onsite during the weeks of December 18-22 or January 8-12.

To get more information or apply for this exciting experience, visit

To receive information about our volunteer program for alumni and friends of NIU, visit