Join us at our student leadership summit as a student delegate participating in professional development, career area sessions, and career opportunities!
Are you an HBCU and want to know how to win Federal
National HBCU Week 2019 Industry Day
Event and Matchmaking Session
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
9:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
999 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National
Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the
Inaugural HBCU Industry Day.
This is your opportunity to have in-person conversations with Federal and
industry leaders about potential contract opportunities!
All approved representatives of HBCU Sponsored Programs Offices,
Research, Title III, Grants Administration, or Governmental Affairs Divisions are encouraged to attend!
Join us for face-to-face conversations about procurement between HBCUs,
Federal Agencies, and Prime Contractors.
By participating in this event, you will obtain access to federal acquisition
and program officials as well as potential industry teaming partners.
Register to attend the 2019 HBCU Week Conference and Sign-up for HBCU Industry Day Event and Matchmaking when you select your sessions.
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White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
2019 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference
Enhancing HBCU Competitiveness: Student Achievement, Quality Partnerships and Institutional Performance
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September 8-10, 2019
Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
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Online Registration is Required |Free Admission
General Registration Opens June 1, 2019
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On behalf of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, we wish to thank all the attendees, exhibitors, conference donors, presenters, guest speakers, volunteers, and many others for joining us at the 2018 HBCU Week Conference, HBCU Competitiveness: Aligning Institutional Missions with America’s Priorities.
2018 National HBCU Week Conference
HBCU COMPETITIVENESS: Aligning Institutional Missions with America’s Priorities
September 16-19, 2018
Washington Marriott Wardman Park | 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC
Seats will fill up fast, so those wishing to attend should register now.
The conference is open to all HBCU Presidents, Chancellors, senior administrators, HBCU students, sponsored programs professionals, student financial aid executives, higher education advocates, members of the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs, trustees, alumni, corporate, foundation and government officials and other professionals.
Free Admission | Online Registration is Required
This is the HBCU conference you don’t want to miss.
We hope to see you in September.
The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities offers full-time internships year round (spring, summer, and fall). Part-time applicants who can commit to at least 20 hours a week will be considered, although the Initiative prioritizes full-time applicants (32-40 hours a week). Internships are available in Washington, DC at the U.S. Department of Education, Initiative headquarters.
The Initiative is responsible for the implementation of Executive Order 13779, dated February 28, 2017. Its purpose is to promote Excellence and Innovation at HBCUs.
Interns at the Initiative are responsible for assisting the staff on a wide range of HBCU issues and priorities, including economic competiveness, economic development, education, workforce diversity and workforce development. In addition, interns will help write memos and proposals, assist with communications and social media, coordinate and staff events, and conduct outreach to national and local HBCU organizations and leaders.
Applicants for intern positions must be undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at least half-time. at an HBCU. Candidates should be familiar with HBCU issues and have outstanding research, writing, communications, and computer skills.
How to Apply:*
If you are interested in applying, please visit the Department of Education’s Internship page for detailed instructions and the internship application.
Additionally, please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- 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.)
Please note that the dates below are approximate. Based on a student’s availability and school schedule, internships can begin or end before or after the dates indicated below.
- Dates of program: September through December
- Submission Deadline: July 15
- Dates of program: January through May
- Submission Deadline: October 1
- Dates of program: May/June through July/August
- Submission Deadline: March 15
All applicants must be:
- At least 18 years of age
- Enrolled at and HBCU in a degree-seeking program at an accredited academic institution
- U.S. Citizen and authorized to work in the United States
All internship positions at the U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on HBCUs are unpaid. The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.
The Clemson Area African-American Museum is looking for a college student who can multitask, communicate well verbally, and has strong organizational skills to assist with graphic design and social media for the museum.
CAAAM collects and showcases the historical achievements of local African-Americans by serving as a resource center to engage the community in intellectual discourse about the past. The museum offers exhibits which depict the history and contributions by African-Americans to Pickens County, South Carolina and other parts of South Carolina.
Address and phone number of the Museum: 214 Butler Street Clemson, SC 29631 864-654-2944
Name of Internship: New Media Internship
Duration: The internship will be 6 months
Website for Museum: ca-aam.org
The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is excited to announce the HBCYOU Professional Development Speaker Series. This speaker series is designed to connect students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) with non-profit organizations, federal agencies, and young professionals to discuss professional development opportunities and identify challenges and solutions HBCU students face when preparing for and entering the 21st century workforce.
The sessions has been designed in a progression first focusing on self-awareness, career exploration, civic engagement and leadership, personal brand management, and ending with navigating the marketplace for jobs in the public sector.
Plan For Success
Each person brings individual qualities, experiences and values when engaging in leadership; the understanding of these aspects about yourself is essential. In this session students will learn how self-knowledge impacts their goals as a leader and can help them navigate interactions with others. After this session, students will be able to better define who they are, and why they should be sought out!
About the Speaker
Dr. Bernadette M. Gailliard is a researcher, trainer, and consultant who helps organizations support the success of emerging leaders. Dr. Gailliard is currently the Co-Director of the Program for Early Career Excellence and a faculty member in the Department of Communication in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. Her published articles can be found in Management Communication Quarterly, Communication Yearbook, and Human Relations.
To join WebEx Series:
- Windows must use Internet Explorer v9 or higher
- MAC must use Safari
Go to: https://educate.webex.com/educate/k2/j.php?MTID=t36913d9462d250e5e933bed8f6ad7165
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the session password: welcome
4. Click “Join Now”.
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
Webinar Call Line will be added at a later date!
One Heart Source is a top-rated, registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization with highly ethical standards and over ten years of experience. They offer a high quality of experiential learning programs for university undergraduate and postgraduate students seeking a transformational international experience through meaningful service.
Their programs focus on global mentorship, community health, and cultural immersion. If you believe you or other students will be interested, please see the link below about their internship opportunities in South Africa.
The U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is seeking interns for Spring 2018!
This year-round volunteer Internship Program provides current HBCU students with an opportunity to learn more about HBCUs and their impact on the economy, higher education policy, federal funding opportunities, communications, and outreach. This internship will be based at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. The Initiative and Department will not sponsor travel or lodging.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Collecting and compiling research and data related to HBCUs;
- Participating in strategic planning meetings, staff meetings and other Department briefings and meetings relevant to the work of the Initiative;
- Compiling meeting minutes;
- Assisting and creating and/or updating presentations, fact sheets, one-pagers and talking points;
- Greeting and escorting visitors to meetings;
- Assisting with planning and implementation needs for upcoming local events and meetings, which can include collecting/researching background materials, creating promotional materials; and
- Contributing to the creative efforts of the Initiative.
In addition, opportunities for developmental growth are welcomed and encouraged, such as informational meetings with senior Department officials and officials from external organizations. Throughout the course of the internship students will have the opportunity to attend and potentially lead in the planning and management of meetings, briefings and other special events on the Hill, the White House and in other federal agencies. Duties also will vary slightly for students pursuing terminal degrees such as Ph.D. or E.D. Candidates.
- Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
- Ability to organize and prioritize work
- Excellent research skills
- Excellent oral, written, and editing communication skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
- Takes initiative and proactively tackles responsibilities
- Ability to work across networks
- Interns must be available to be in the office at least three days per week. Office hours can be negotiated.
- Spring Internship will take place February-May
- 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. Please also proofread your materials before submission.
How to Apply:
Please send a copy of your resume to: email@example.com with the subject: 2018 HBCU Spring Internship. Upon receipt of your resume an application link will be sent for your completion.
Complete spring 2018 Internship Applications are due December 5, 2017
We are not accepting SUMMER 2018 applications at this time.