Migrant Student Services

The National Migrant Scholars Internship Initiative

About Application & Selection Process | Partnerships |

The National Migrant Scholars Internship Initiative mission is to provide internship opportunities for CAMP students across the nation. The NMSI Initiative is sponsored by CoBANK, Farm Credit Services, the National HEP/CAMP Association, Michigan State University and operated by Migrant Student Services.

The National Migrant Scholars Internship Initiative is designed to identify and recruit College Assistance Migrant Program students in finding experiential learning opportunities that help CAMP students prepare for careers in various fields.

CAMP Student Participant Benefits:

  • Develop professional and future career skills
  • Network with professionals to gain knowledge that will create future job opportunities
  • Gain work experience and skills that are transferable to the workforce by leveraging what you have learned through your hands on/first hand migrant experience
  • Office etiquette, effective emailing skills
  • Financial education
  •  Compensation may include but is not limited to:
  • Competitive financial compensation
  • Housing arrangement cost
  • Transportation provided under certain circumstances depending on assignment
  • Professional attire or uniform if required.
  • Earn a local, state, and national Internship placement opportunty
  • Resume building and cover letters
  • Gain interview preparation


What Employers benefit from partnering with NMSI:

  • Access to a diverse pool of candidates that have experience in agriculture
  • Identify train and cultivate interns that possess a years of migrant experience, strong work ethics, unique and valuable skill sets.
  • Funding to offset intern salary cost
  • Provide cross-cultural learning opportunities to your staff by hiring interns with hands on seasonal farm worker


Employer Responsibilities in order to participate: 

  • Must complete a learning agreement
  • Complete mid/final participant evaluations