The Initiative


The White House Initiative onHistoricallyBlack Colleges and
Universitiesofferspart-time internships year round.Applicants who can
commit to at least 20 hours a week and are available inWashington, DC at
the U.S. Department of Education, Initiative headquarterswill

The Initiative is responsible for the implementation of Executive Order
13779, dated February 28, 2017. Its purpose is to promote Excellence and
Innovationat our nations HBCUs. Interns at the Initiative are responsible
for assisting the staff on a wide range ofHBCUissues 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

*How to Apply:**

If you are interested in applying, please visit theDepartment of
Educations Internship page [
]for detailed instructions and _*U.S. Department of Education
*_*_internship application._*

Additionally, please send the following
* Resume
* Cover Letter
* 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: [

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.*