The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities offers part-time internships year round. Applicants who can commit to at least 20 hours a week and are available in Washington, DC at the U.S. Department of Education, Initiative headquarters will be considered.
The Initiative is responsible for the implementation of Executive Order 13779, dated February 28, 2017. Its purpose is to promote Excellence and Innovation at our nations HBCUs. Interns at the Initiative are responsible for assisting the staff on a wide range of HBCU issues and priorities, including economic competiveness, economic development, education, workforce diversity and workforce development. Interns, will help write memos, assist with communications and social media, coordinate and staff events, and conduct outreach to national and local HBCU organizations and leaders.
How to Apply:*
If you are interested in applying, please visit the Department of Education’s Internship page for detailed instructions and U.S. Department of Education internship application.
Additionally, please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Department of Education Internship Application
(*If not accepted to this program in our office, your application may be passed onto other federal agencies for consideration.)
More information can be found at: https://sites.ed.gov/whhbcu/category/funding/internship-scholarship/You must be a U.S. citizen or have a resident visa to apply. You also must be enrolled part- or full-time in an accredited HBCU. Incomplete application packets will be immediately disqualified from consideration.
Summer 2018 Internship Applications are due March 15, 2018.