Intern Beyond Rochester

Spend a semester away, earn credits, and gain experience. Take a look at some of the options for interning beyond Rochester below.

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

Nazareth University 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 (up to 9 in Summer). WII has internships for students in nearly every major. (3.0 GPA required). 

Applications are being accepted for Fall 2024.

Application Deadlines and Semester Dates:

Summer 2024 No spots available No spots available
Fall 2024 Dates: August 21 - December 6   Deadline: May 10

 Contact Dr. Tim Kneeland or Dale Leyburn for more information and application information.



Disney College Program (3-12 credit hours)

Nazareth 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 Cameron Perez ( The Disney College Program is only offered during the fall and spring semester (no summer program).

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 the New York State Assembly. Students live in Albany, complete daily legislative work, and are assigned research and administrative responsibilities in an Assembly office. Students also receive stipends that are generally $8,800.

International Internships

Nazareth offers many opportunities to intern with global organizations through International Internships!

You can use your SPARK Grant to fund an International Internship, and additional funding is available for students who are no longer SPARK eligible.

Check out the Center for International Education for more information.

Careershift resource

Be bold and network. Careershift is the pro-active piece to your search. Search, store and organize: jobs, contacts in companies, school alumni, targeted alerts, create targeted company lists, store documents, and email targeted contacts. Tutorials are inside your account.    

You can access Careershift via you Handshake account:

Harrison Kane in Washington, D.C.

Taking on Capitol Hill

Harrison Kane gained a lot from his internship as a research assistant at Congressional Management Foundation. Watch video ≫