Indigenous Peoples

Career and Professional Development Services is committed to advocating for and supporting Indigenous students and alumni as they navigate the intersection of career and identity.

  • Explore career resources to help you navigate your career journey
  • Identify student and professional organizations that align with your professional goals
  • Discover the numerous professional development opportunities by exploring events, jobs, and internships

Land Acknowledgement Statement: Arizona State University’s four campuses are located in the Salt River Valley on ancestral territories of Indigenous peoples, including the Akimel O’odham (Pima) and Pee Posh (Maricopa) Indian Communities, whose care and keeping of these lands allows us to be here today. Our team at Career and Professional Development Services acknowledges the sovereignty of all Indigenous nations and are deeply committed to the self-defined success of our Indigenous students and alumni.

ASU Resources & Associations/Organizations

Associations & Organizations


Internship Opportunities Everything you need to know about the AIS 484 Internship for students in the American Indian Studies program at ASU. Students are responsible for finding their internship site and this helpful list of organizations and opportunities is a great place to start. The National Congress of American Indians hosts fellowships and internships to provide an opportunity for young leaders from across Indian Country to serve on the front lines of legislative action and policy development. The Udall Foundation hosts the Native American Congressional Internship Program, which provides American Indian and Alaska Native students with the opportunity to gain practical experience with the federal legislative process. Opportunities available for undergraduate, graduate, and law students. The Bureau of Indian Affairs Pathways Internship Program connects Native American and Alaska Native students to paid internships across the United States. With meaningful projects, rotational assignments, and multi-semester opportunities, Pathways prepares you for an impactful career in public service. These internships are designed to lead to full-time employment with the BIA or Tribal Nations upon graduation.


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