Academics

Fallon Winternship

Fallon is a full-service advertising agency in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Winternship program allows December, 2014 graduates to intern with the firm in January and February and then apply for full-time positions with the firm. Fallon is extremely interested in recruiting diverse candidates. The internships include a stipend and housing. Applications accepted until January 1, 2015.

Learn more about the Fallon Winternship.

Miami students measuring water quality in Zambia photoStudents can earn a Bachelor's degree (major) and a minor in this field of study. The program offers a variety of learning opportunities including courses, summer workshops, service projects and research.

It emphasizes clear, reliable and accurate knowledge about the black diaspora, critical thinking, reflection and informed action. Ultimately, the study of the unique cultural and historical experiences of Africans in the diaspora is intended to prepare students to meet the challenges of the increasingly multi-racial and culturally diverse world in which they live or will encounter in the workplace of the future.

Students with an undergraduate major in Black World Studies will find career opportunities in the fields of:

  • education
  • communication
  • business/industry
  • government
  • human services (nationally or internationally)

See Internship and Job Resources for Black World Studies (Career Services).

Those who seek a graduate degree may choose history, political science, English, sociology, business, urban planning, historic preservation, or law.

The BWS program connects students with career specialists for post-graduate planning and encourages them to be informed participants on the job and in the community.

Fallon Winternship

Fallon is a full-service advertising agency in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Winternship program allows December, 2014 graduates to intern with the firm in January and February and then apply for full-time positions with the firm. Fallon is extremely interested in recruiting diverse candidates. The internships include a stipend and housing. Applications accepted until January 1, 2015.

Learn more about the Fallon Winternship.