Photo of HBCU First interns Marcia Ferguson and Maya Saunders at Florida Memorial University.

HBCU Student-Led Internship Programs

Looking for a Spring 2024 internship? Our student-led internships help Black youth navigate the college-to-career journey.

You will work with your peers and industry leaders to build skills and grow your network. As an HBCU First intern, the charge is to improve the HBCU First internship experience for all students.

Are you a first-year HBCU student? Apply to the HBCU Day-One-Ready Program to get help transitioning to your HBCU.

Check out our programs and see if there's a role right for you. All HBCU First internships are remote, paid, and open to full-time HBCU students.

  • HBCU Day-One-Ready Program

    HBCU Day-One-Ready Program
    Through our 10-week internship experience, HBCU students pair up to build skills and grow their network.


  • HBCU Leadership Incubator

    HBCU Leadership Incubator
    Through our 10-week leadership development program, students develop and manage HBCU First programs.


HBCU First is a student-led community equipping Black youth with college-to-career navigation skills.

Check out our student-led career events.