AAP-UNCF Internship 2016

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AAP-UNCF Internship Program

The AAP-UNCF Internship Program, sponsored in partnership with the Association of American Publishers, is seeking college juniors and seniors with an interest in pursuing a career in the publishing industry and whose experience in their first two years of college demonstrates leadership ability and commitment. Candidates will be selected to intern at AAP sponsored firms (Host sites) for the summer.

Program Components

  • * Paid summer internships at leading publishing firms 
  • * Scholars will be matched with mentors from the firms where they are placed
  • * Supplemental housing support as needed will be coordinated by UNCF

Eligibility Criteria

All qualified participants of the AAP-UNCF Internship Program must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • * African American student enrolled full time at historically black college or university (HBCU)
  • * Classified as juniors (rising seniors) or graduating seniors
  • * Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • * U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
  • * Majoring in history, communications, computer engineering, computer science, education, English literature, engineering, engineering technology, information technology, journalism, library science, philosophy, political science, theology/religion, science, social sciences, software engineering,  accounting, finance, business, economics, public relations, marketing, mathematics, fine and visual arts/design, language/romance languages
  • * Demonstrate strong writing skills measured by providing a graded writing sample
  • * Possess demonstrated leadership skills and community service involvement
  • * Provide a recommendation from a faculty member who will address their knowledge, skills, and abilities for the Program

Students will submit an online application for the program, complete with a letter of recommendation, a resume, one-page personal statement of career interest in the publishing field, and a current transcript. 

Host Firms

**McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions which improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill Education is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits.  The Company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 65 languages.  McGraw-Hill is seeking a specialized Software Engineer Intern. Students studying computer science, information technology, or related field, should review this opportunity. Please indicate your interest in the Software Engineer Intern position in the personal statement. A link to the position description is available in the supporting documents section.

**Learning Objects® is a learning innovation partner with higher education and learning science expertise. We design and build innovative education programs, courses, and learning experiences. Using Difference Engine®, our next generation learning environment and tools, we collaborate with institutions and other education providers to deliver competency-based, personalized, and adaptive learning at scale. Learning Objects is seeking a specialized digital engineering intern.  Students studying computer science, information technology, mathematics or related field should review this opportunity.  Please indicate your interest in digital engineering in the personal statement. 

Any questions, please email Tawanna Lee.

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