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HBCU Equity™

HBCU Equity™ is a student-led, primary research program. Our charge is to better understand the socio-academic drivers of America's Black youth.


HBCU "Peer Researchers" conduct career-related studies detailing the goals, priorities, and views of Black college students.
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    Socio-Academic Drivers of Black Youth


HBCU Equity's aim is to inform the development of programs and resources serving the socio-academic needs of Black youth.

Internship Opportunity — Peer Researcher (remote)

As a Peer Researcher, you will design & conduct research studies through questionnaires and interviews.
This is a 10-week role with a $1,000 honorarium upon completion of the program.

• Publish insightful studies on HBCU students
• Complete a capstone project designed by you

What we're looking for
• Strong organizational and analytical skills
• Ability to aggregate and interpret data

• STEM related major
• Full-time HBCU student
• Commit at least 6 hrs/wk to HBCU First
• 3.0+ GPA

HBCU First's mission is to increase college success and career access for Black youth.

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