African-American Students

Career Resources

Professional Associations & Organizations

  • American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) - The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensuring the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies, regulations, R&D technologies and environmental issues.
  • NAACP National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
  • National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) - The National Black Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African-American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the US and via interaction with the African Diaspora.
  • National Black MBA Association - The National Black MBA Association is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the African-American community.
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) - The National Society of Black Engineers’ mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible African-American engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
  • National Association of Black Journalists - The National Association of Black Journalists is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of African-American journalists worldwide.

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