Students in Africana Studies have a variety of opportunities to enhance their coursework through internships, study abroad and more.
Many of the internships and research opportunities listed below are available specifically for minority students. In addition, the Center for Career Development is an excellent on-campus resource for internships, externships and other experiences, as well as career research and development.
Students are also invited to explore Off-Campus Studies, award opportunities and additional research links provided throughout this section.
Joshua Griffiths discusses his linguistics research with Prof. Bloomquist and studying abroad
Lauren Roedner '13 discusses her Gettysburg College experience and how she is involved in 3 departments across campus.
Jaclynn Cross '10
Majors: Africana Studies, English
Jaclynn Cross double majored in English and Africana Studies. She was a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, Gettysburg Gospel Choir, the B.O.M.B. Squad, the Senior Class Gift Committee and the Black Student Union. She hopes to either continue her education and obtain a Communications MBA or gain experience in the public relations field in order to become a publicist.