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Effectively changing the face of the environmental sector by introducing diverse youth and young adults to conservation careers.
The need for preserving all of our nation’s history has never been greater, we’re counting on you! HBCUI relies on a variety of majors to make the movement work. From Engineering to History, and Business to Biology – your skills can make an impact.
Your HBCUI summer isn’t just about your past. It’s also about your future. Many careers have started with HBCUI service. Gain real-world, on-the-job experience while exploring careers in the federal government.
Join students from around the country who are putting their unique skills and talents to work in preserving the contributions of African Americans to our nation’s history and culture. Where better to begin the movement than at your historical institution?
Take a moment and get to know some of our past and present HBCUI interns.
We’re in the business of developing future conservation leaders and providing them with the capacity to address the most significant conservation issues of our time.
Students are recruited based on the needs of National Park Service sites. This results in a mutually beneficial experience where students gain valuable experience and mentorship in their fields.
We’re striving to develop a diverse, inclusive, competent and caring workforce that’s committed to conservation.
We’re taking the initiative to protect cultural heritage sites. Whether it’s Martin Luther King’s birth home or the Tuskegee Airmen airfield, the stories of our ancestors matter.
Summer 2019 Application deadline is February 1st
It’s a perfect outlet for HBCU students to get involved with the National Parks Service and other preservation organizations.
– Brandon Billips, Central State University, Mass Communications major
Hours Training Per Candidate
NPS Park Participation
Meet the organizations who support the HBCUI movement.
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