Friday, January 13, 2023

Deadline Extended to Apply for HBCU Summer Internships at the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Jan 13, 2023

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 N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The new deadline to apply is Feb. 3. 

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, N.C. Symphony, N.C. Art Museum, State Parks, N.C. Aquarium, State Capitol, N.C. Zoo, or another state attraction. Essential components include professional development, leadership training and networking opportunities. Some internship opportunities will be on site and some will be 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. Interested candidates should submit an application, resume, cover letter and transcript to

Requirements of this internship program:
•    Must have a cover letter, transcript and attached resume.
•    Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA
•    Must be a North Carolina resident and a current student attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) or a Minority Institution of Higher Education (MIHE) in the United States
•    Must work 40 hours per week for 10 weeks this summer and will be paid $15.00 per hour

For additional information contact Tracey Burns at or visit

About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. 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 N.C. Zoo, the N.C. Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. 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

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