With the purpose of helping talented students develop into future leaders, the White House Initiative’s Year-round Internship Program is all set to start. The course is a one-year-long, unpaid internship that will be located in Washington, D.C.
This internship will include ample opportunities where interns will get to learn about African American-focused education policy, communications, and outreach at the U.S. Department of Education. Duties/tasks will vary depending on the education level of students.
Through allowing interns to interview senior department officials, and attend internal/external presentations and briefings related to African American education, the program will help them grow professionally.
To qualify for this role, applicants need to be enrolled part-time or full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution.
Washington, D.C. will be the chief location.
The program will take approximately one year.
This internship is unpaid although interns can obtain here experience, skills, lots of networking and development opportunities, mentorship and training.
Having the following skills and education is mandatory for this role:
- Must be enrolled part- or full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution.
- Able to work well independently and as part of a team.
- Able to organize and prioritize work.
- Carries a fair share of the workload and completes projects on time.
- Excellent research skills.
- Excellent oral, written and editing communication skills.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access)
- Takes initiative and proactively tackles responsibilities.
- Arrives promptly to work and to all meetings.
Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or have a resident visa to apply.
How to Apply:
E-mail the following documents as one pdf formatted filed to AfAmInternships@ed.gov. Please also mention the 2020 Summer Internship in the subject line.
- Cover letter
- The internship application
Applications are open until March 15, 2020.