TMCF Internship Program
Our goals are to provide students with the following opportunities:
- To apply academic course work to a hands on practical experience
- To problem solve and exchange ideas in a work environment
- To gain pride and appreciation in a respective field
- To gain competent skills in a variety of settings
- To expose the Intern to projects and opportunities that will provide practical experience for future job opportunities
TMCF offers 10-12 week internships with the United States Department of Agriculture [USDA], Department of Defense [DoD], and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. Interns work in various locations across the United States in state-of-the-art facilities conducting research and/or contributing to the overall business enterprise. TMCF interns work on challenging projects while attending career readiness workshops and webinars and receive one-on-one coaching. All majors are welcome to apply.
TMCF-Department of Defense Program
The primary areas of focus will involve students pursuing degrees in the fields of the Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); not excluding business majors. Candidates selected will gain tangible work experience while working at state-of-the-art facilities alongside world-class Scientists and Engineers.
TMCF-United States Department of Agriculture
The USDA-APHIS Internship Program provides paid work experience to high school seniors and students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited institution. Interns will gain valuable professional development experience in the areas of STEM, business, Communication Arts, and other research-based majors. Interns will also take advantage of career training, individual mentoring, research experiences, professional webinars, and much more.
TMCF-Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Internship Program is a paid 10-week internship for qualified students seeking to gain meaningful experiences in public health settings. This internship is designed to increase interest in public health and CDC as a career choice at the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities that are members of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF).
Overall Program Eligibility
- Minimum 3.0 cumulative G.P.A.
- Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate, or Professional Student
- Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Business majors preferred, though all majors considered
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Able to demonstrate strong initiative and drive
Overall Program Dates: Approximately June - August
Internship Placement Locations: Multiple geographic locations across the U.S.
Application Deadline(s): Priority Deadline- March 1, 2015
For priority consideration please apply by March 1.