National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is a nonprofit membership organization composed of educators, businesses, and community leaders. Founded in 1971, NSEE also serves as a national resource center for the development and improvement of experiential education programs nationwide.

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Upcoming NSEE Events


EEA Workshops:

May 8-9, 2017
Nova Southeastern University
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June 26, 2017
Southern Utah University
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46th NSEE Annual Conference
September 25 - 27, 2017
The Don Cesar
St. Pete Beach, Florida



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Florida State University Career Center Hosts National Certification in  Experiential Education (January 2015) - read more

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Unpaid Internships

NSEE Position on Unpaid Internships

There have been numerous discussions and articles about paid and unpaid internships. The National Society for Experiential Education has held a consistent position regarding this matter for a number of years. The Society's current stance is described below:

An institution should have a policy to favor paid work positions for students whenever pay can be arranged in work environments that have the potential for meeting the student's goals. Outdated policies that prevent students from being paid for their work if they are receiving college credit are discriminatory because they often preclude participation by low-income students. Credit is for what students learn; pay is for what they provide to the field sponsor. The two are neither mutually exclusive nor conflicting.

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