Heman Sweatt Center for Black Males
The Heman Sweatt Center for Black Males (Sweatt Center) is a faculty-led student organization, consisting of professors, administrators, graduate, and undergraduate students committed to contributing to the academic success and acclimation of Black males to the University of Texas at Austin. The Sweatt Center’s mission is to ensure the recruitment, retention, graduation, and holistic development of black males at UT. Learn More
○ The Sweatt Center is intentional in ensuring there is consistent action being made to uplift and progress its members. Being on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin – home to world-class faculty, first-rate research facilities, and nationally recognized athletics – we have access to plentiful resources and are forever dedicated to using them for our members’ benefit. Some of our premier initiatives include:
Sweatt in Senegal – Summer Internship Program in Senegal
We’re excited to share our Summer 2023 internship opportunity in collaboration with many brothers out in Senegal.
What is it?
This is an 8-week (June 6th – July 28th) project-based internship in Dakar, Senegal. This internship will provide opportunity for student development of knowledge, skills, and cultural proficiency; companies/entities to experience organizational development and growth; the building of sustaining relationships between American institutions and entities within Senegal.
Bridging the gap between U.S. higher education institutions and West Africa, Sweatt has created this opportunity to grow global investment and increase the opportunity for strategic partnerships both in West Africa specifically and the rest of the globe.
Students will have the opportunity work five days a week, with a cultural excursion every Saturday, with one of these companies:
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