Thirteen N.C. A&T Students Selected for NC Governor’s HBCU Internship Program

By Jamie Crockett / 06/22/2020 Students

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (June 22, 2020) – Thirteen students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University have been selected as interns this summer at Fortune 500 companies in the state through the North Carolina Governor’s HBCU Internship Program.

“Our students receive amazing opportunities at leading companies to gain first-hand experience and insight into their respective careers through this program,” said Cynthia Downing, executive director of career services and experiential learning. “They are more than prepared to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom and through career development activities to take on new challenges.”

Since 2015, the program has aimed to increase participants’ competitiveness and retention of top talent in the state, as well as create opportunities for academic institutions to establish and develop long-term relationships with industry partners.

A&T students were selected to intern at four of the nine participating corporate sites:

Duke Energy
Noureddine Ait Ali
Jaren Bryant 
Robel Ghebremedhin
Vincent Hope 
Maijah Levert 
Sharmane Powell                                 
Alexa Smith                            
Maya Harris                           

GP Supply
Monaye Jones                      

Chassity Armstrong          
William Dunston                                 
Carrington Rodgers

Vaughn S. Wood                

The internship salaries and housing stipends are funded by the state. To learn more about the internship program, visit the UNC System website.

Media Contact Information: jicrockett@ncat.edu

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