Ralph J. Bunche Center Howard University

 "Failure to share our concerns and to spark others to equal concern .... is to break faith with the democratic process"- Patricia Roberts Harris (1924-85) 

The Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Program of Howard University is Pleased to Announce the Availability of Several Internships for Spring and Summer 2008 

Applications will be available for pick up August, 2007

DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 31, 2007


Students must be enrolled at undergraduate or graduate/professional level at Howard University.  Also, they must have at least one semester enrollment at Howard following the semester of their internship.

Undergraduates must have completed at least twenty-seven credit hours at the time of application AND have at least a 2.75 cumulative trade point average AND a 3.0 g.p.a. in the major area of study.

Graduate/professional students must have completed at least one semester of study at Howard University AND have at least a 3.0 grade point average in their graduate and undergraduate professional coursework.

Selection Criteria

  • Academic performance
    • Potential for professional growth and development (to be ascertained from material submitted by the applicant and a personal interview with the Selection Committee).
    • Knowledge of the career and accomplishments of Patricia Roberts Harris.

How to Apply

The application consists of six parts:

  • Completed application form
  • Official Howard University transcript
  • Submittal of a current resume
  • Three letters of recommendation (on recommendation forms) from Howard University faculty members and/or staff persons familiar with the accomplishments of the applicant
  • Photo of student

Students may pick up applications at the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center (2218 6th St. NW) For further details, contact Ms. Ngoma Iroabuchi at (202) 806-4363 or Niroabuchi@howard.edu                                         


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