Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Every year, thousands of local and federal government agencies offer internships to college graduates. Some are even offered to students who are still in college, or even high school. Many of these programs target minority students who are often left out.
Some are paid positions and some are unpaid. But all offer valuable experiences, and many students who have participated in the programs have gone on to find successful careers. Many have even used the experience to add value to their resumes, and/or to qualify for scholarships in graduate school.
Here’s a list of the top government internship opportunities for minority students in 2013 and 2014:
STILL AVAILABLE FOR 2013:
James E. Webb Internship Program for Minority Undergraduates
Smithsonian Minority Awards Program
Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Intern Program
AVAILABLE IN 2014:
White House Initiativeâ€™s Year-round Internship Program For African Americans
The White House Internship Program
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