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Historically Black Colleges & Universities Internship

Effectively changing the face of the environmental sector by introducing diverse youth and young adults to conservation careers.

OPPORTUNITY

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.

EXPERIENCE

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.

CULTURE

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?

Intern Profiles

Take a moment and get to know some of our past and present HBCUI interns.

A History of Diversity
in the Building of Leaders.

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Preparing for
the Future

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.

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Partners
That Deliver

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.

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A Commitment To Diversity

We’re striving to develop a diverse, inclusive, competent and caring workforce that’s committed to conservation.

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Heritage
Matters 

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.

Are you interested in becoming a candidate?

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

The Initiative by Numbers

65000 +

Hours Training Per Candidate

325 +

Total Students

50 +

HBCUs Engaged

50 +

NPS Park Participation

What Others Say About Us

Agency/Intern/Partners/School/Parent/Community Leader

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Our Partners Include

Meet the organizations who support the HBCUI movement.

CONTRIBUTING PARTNER  

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OFFICIAL OUTFITTING PARTNER

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PROGRAMMING PARTNER

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COMMUNITY PARTNER

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