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.
Robia Smith-Herman double-majored in Psychology and Africana Studies. While in Gettysburg, Robia was the Vice-President of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, an Admissions Tour Guide, a member of the Invisible Children's Club, a varsity Track and Field athlete for two years, an Orientation Leader, and a member of the Dance Team. Robia is a new member of the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. During Robia's first year she will also be working as an Intern at the Support Center for Child Advocates in Center City, Philadelphia. Robia plans to earn a Masters in Clinical Social Work in 2013.