The deadline has been extended for North Carolina students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Institutions of Higher Education to apply for 10-week paid summer internships within the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR).
The new deadline to apply is February 3, 2023.
The program will expose, engage, and educate students through real-world experience within divisions of NCDNCR. The internships may be at one of the state historic sites, NC Symphony, NC Art Museum, State Parks, NC Aquarium, State Capitol, NC Zoo, or another state attraction.
Essential components include professional development, leadership training, and networking opportunities. Some internship opportunities will be on site and others virtual. The program is a partnership with the state’s HBCUs and the Minority Institution of Higher Education.
Rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students may apply by submitting an application, résumé, cover letter, and transcript to [email protected].
- Must submit a cover letter, transcript, and résumé.
- Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA
- Must be a North Carolina resident and a student currently attending an HBCU or a Minority Institution of Higher Education (MIHE) in the United States
- Must work 40 hours per week for 10 weeks this summer (will be paid $15.00 per hour)
About the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational, and economic future of North Carolina. NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.
NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, three science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 41 state parks and recreation areas, the NC Zoo, the NC Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the NC Arts Council, the African American Heritage Commission, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, and the Division of Land and Water Stewardship.
For more information, please visit www.ncdcr.gov.