Florida A&M University student Rhamira Corbett, a native of New Carrolton, Maryland, has been selected as the Mercy Corps FAMU Agriculture Digital Communications part-time virtual intern for the spring 2021 semester.
Corbett, a senior Environmental Studies scholar in the School of the Environment, began her paid internship on February 3, 2021. Corbett had previous internships with Environment Florida and the Grove Museum.
In July 2020, FAMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mercy Corps, a global humanitarian relief and development organization to increase FAMU students’ opportunities for global internships and professional development. The Office of International Agriculture Programs in the College of Agriculture and Food Sciences oversees the new Mercy Corps Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Pipeline program.
To learn more about the Mercy Corps-FAMU HBCU pipeline internships, please visit http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?cafs&MERCYCORPS.