AAP-UNCF Internship 2020

AAP-UNCF Internship Program

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

Program Components

  • * Paid 2020 summer internships at leading publishing companies
  • * Scholars will be matched with mentors from the company 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:

  • * Student of African American, Asian, Latinx, and Native American descent enrolled full time at a four-year college or university
  • * 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
  • * All majors are accepted
  • * Demonstrate strong writing skills measured by providing a graded writing sample
  • * Possess demonstrated leadership skills and community service involvement

Students will submit an online application for the program, complete with a resume, cover letter, current transcript and a graded writing sample. 

Host Companies

Any questions, please email melissa.jordan@uncf.org

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