African American and African Studies

African American Studies Students

Internship Ideas

Some of the possibilities available to African American and African Studies majors in Washington DC:

  • African Development Foundation
  • Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa
  • Africare
  • House Committee on International Relation
  • House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations
  • Human rights and International Operations
  • NAACP
  • National Museum of African Art
  • Washington Museum of African Art
  • Smithsonian Institute TransAfrica
  • U.S. Department of State

Major/Minor Credit

Many UCD majors and minors incorporate credits earned while completing an internship and/or an independent research project.  Students in some programs have been able to use their Washington Program Internship (WAS 192) and Research Seminar (WAS 199) credits as substitutions for their major or minor requirements. 

Check with your advisor to see if you can do this as well!