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Take the lead on your future by becoming a Chapter Leader and living our mission of building leaders who make a better world.

Think you're a perfect candidate? Let's find out!




The NSLS internship propels you forward by providing tools to help you grow as a leader and stand out to hiring managers—while getting paid in the process.


Way more than just skill building.

  • $20/hour compensation
  • Access to 4 college credit recommendations (over $1,200 in value)
  • FREE NSLS membership
  • Flexible hours that fit your schedule
  • College course credit recommendations for approved institutions*


Hands-on experience to become a leader.

  • Schedule and facilitate chapter events
  • Recruit and manage a student Executive Board
  • Attend virtual trainings and meetings
  • Grow chapter membership via outreach initiatives
  • Lead events with the Executive Board and Chapter Advisor
  • Dedicate 5 hours/week to your growth and chapter development


Upskill to achieve your goals.

  • Improve communication and time management
  • Engage in team collaboration and network with peers
  • Gain experience in marketing and event planning
  • Strengthen public speaking skills
  • Learn organization and planning methods
  • Establish goals and determine how to achieve them


See if this opportunity is the right fit for you.

  • Current student at a college/university in the US for the current academic year
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Actively engaged with your school and in your community
  • Have at least three semesters/terms remaining in your program
  • Proficient with video conferencing technology
  • Able to dedicate 5 hrs/week (at least 50% of time during business hours)
  • Your campus does not have an NSLS chapter (view active chapters:
I feel that a student who is passionate about leadership AND helping other people, this [internship] is something they should get involved in - not only for personal growth and development, but also professionally. You will grow so much more than you ever thought imaginable. 

Former Student President


The Internship Program is a career opportunity where The National Society of Leadership and Success hires you to begin a chapter of the NSLS, or lead an existing chapter, on your campus. As an NSLS Chapter President, you'll be in charge of recruiting a Faculty Advisor, appointing your Executive Board, and handling the management and budget for the chapter. You will be leading the events with your Board and Advisor. 

The NSLS is the nation's largest accredited leadership honor society. Students are selected by their college for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. With more than 700 chapters, the NSLS currently has over 1.5 million members nationwide.

In addition to this honorable distinction, the NSLS provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation on campus or online. Upon completion of the program, members receive their leadership certificate and take their place among other top student leaders. Members are able to list their affiliation on all statements of personal accomplishment, including their resume.

Membership is for life and provides access to benefits including scholarships and awards, exclusive on-campus events, employer recruitment through an online job bank, and discounts on computers, textbooks, grad school prep courses, insurance, and more.

To bring a chapter to your school, you are eligible to participate in the exclusive Internship Program. To apply, simply fill out the quick form linked at the top of this page.

After you apply, a member of our team will reach out to you within 72 business hours. If you're selected, choose a time to chat that works for you.

Only one student will be selected on each campus.

We do not have a hard deadline to submit applications, but we do hire on a rolling basis. This means that once we find a great candidate at a particular campus, we will extend an offer. Please make every attempt to fill out your application as soon as possible if you are truly interested.

This internship can be completed on campus or virtually.


This internship is flexible and can be very accommodating based on your schedule. Whether it be your classes, work, or other activities, you can work the Internship Program around your schedule. Most interns spend 5-7 hours a week working on internship-related tasks.

"The Advanced leadership course was great because I was able to articulate my purpose and my passion.”

Rex Sharkey - Student: Capella University

"It just really built up my confidence, my character, and is also building up my leadership abilities."

Evelyn Joyce Johnson - Student: University of North Texas

"NSLS has helped me grow as a person. I was able to reach my goal of a 4.0 semester."

Vittoria Wakefield - Student: Florida State University

"I think it's really awesome stuff! It's helping a ton of BMCC students."

Joseph Torres - Student: Borough of Manhattan Community College

"I made new friends and I got involved in my school in a way that I didn’t think I would be able to."

Madison Gay - Student: The University of Louisiana at Monroe

"Smart Goals. I apply them to every day of my life and shared them with my family.”

Walter Wood - Student: University of Utah

Submit your application today

*Some educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. It is the responsibility of the student to check with their institution to be sure they meet any requirements before they accept a position.