New HBCU summer internship aims to open doors for budding Black entrepreneurs

A new summer internship program for students from the area’s historically Black colleges and universities is aiming to open doors that typically are not accessible for budding entrepreneurs.

The program, which takes students from Xavier University, Dillard University and Southern University at New Orleans, offers some common training seminars as well as individual paid placements at city firms that are either startups themselves or which operate in that world.

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