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College of Arts and Sciences 

Dr. C. G. "Tino" Mendez, Dean

Technology Center 358
1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
Phone: 605-626-2601
Fax: 605-626-2635
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NSU College of Arts & Sciences Internships

If you're studying in Northern's College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), you'll be encouraged to augment your studies with an internship - a great experience that will help you determine exactly what you'd like to do after graduation.  


Your junior year is a good time to visit with a faculty member about your after-graduation options.


For information, contact Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg, CAS internship coordinator, or one of the department internship coordinators listed below; or visit the NSU Career Center



CAS Department Internships
Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and Mathematics
Internships Coordinator: Dr. Alyssa Anderson
Medical Laboratory Science
Environmental Science
Specialization in Forensic Science
Pre-Professional Programs to include: Pre-Chiropractic, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Med, Pre-Mortuary Science, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Physician’s Assistant

Languages, Literature and Communication Studies
Internships Coordinator: Dr. Peter Ramey
English (BA and BSED)
Emphases in:
Creative Writing, Literature, Professional Writing and Rhetoric,  Teaching, Teaching English as a Second Language
Spanish (BA and BSED)
Communication Studies
Emphases in: Communication Studies and Public Relations
English majors recently were awarded internships at:
Aberdeen Community Theatre
Aberdeen American News
Alexander Mitchell Public Library
Conde News
SPURS Therapeutic Riding Center
NSU University Relations
NSU Writing Center
NSU Sports Information Office
NSU Intensive English Program
Williams Library
The Exponent
Northern Lightsliterary journal
Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce
McQuillen Group
Sun Publishing
Aberdeen Parks & Recreation
South Dakota Legislature

History, Sociology, Political Science and Geography
Internships Coordinator: Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg
History Education (BSED)
Social Science (BSED)
Specializations in Criminal Justice, Gerontology, and Human Services
Political Science

























Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics



English, Linguistics, Language, and Speech Communication


    • English 494: The Internship
    • English 494: Internship Contract
    • Internships for students in Language and Speech Communication must:
      • provide substantial work and independent thinking;
      • include a letter of recommendation for the supervisor upon conclusion of the internship;
      • include a daily log of activities, and
      • conclude with a paper synthesizing what was done during the internship and what was learned.


History, Geography, Political Science, and Sociology