20 U.S. Code § 1131c - Internships
(a) In general
The Institute shall enter into agreements with historically Black colleges and universities, tribally controlled colleges or universities, Alaska Native-serving, Native Hawaiian-serving, and Hispanic-serving institutions, other institutions of higher education with significant numbers of minority students, and institutions of higher education with programs in training foreign service professionals, to provide academic year internships during the junior and senior year and summer internships following the sophomore and junior academic years, by work placements with international, voluntary or government organizations or agencies, including the Agency for International Development, the Department of State,  the International Monetary Fund, the National Security Council, the Organization of American States, the Export-Import Bank, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the Department of State,  Office of the United States Trade Representative, the World Bank, and the United Nations.
(b) Postbaccalaureate internships
The Institute shall enter into agreements with institutions of higher education described in the first sentence of subsection (a) of this section to conduct internships for students who have completed study for a baccalaureate degree. The internship program authorized by this subsection shall—
(c) Interagency Committee on Minority Careers in International Affairs
There is established in the executive branch of the Federal Government an Interagency Committee on Minority Careers in International Affairs composed of not less than 7 members, including—
(A) the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services of the Department of Agriculture, or the Under Secretary’s designee;
(B) the Assistant Secretary and Director General, of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service of the Department of Commerce, or the Assistant Secretary and Director General’s designee;
(C) the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness of the Department of Defense, or the Under Secretary’s designee;
(D) the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education in the Department of Education, or the Assistant Secretary’s designee;
(E) the Director General of the Foreign Service of the Department of State, or the Director General’s designee; and
The Interagency Committee established by this section shall—
(A) on an annual basis inform the Secretary and the Institute regarding ways to advise students participating in the internship program assisted under this section with respect to goals for careers in international affairs;
(B) locate for students potential internship opportunities in the Federal Government related to international affairs; and
 So in original. “Department of State” appears twice.
Source(Pub. L. 89–329, title VI, § 625, formerly § 624, as added Pub. L. 102–325, title VI, § 601,July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 735; renumbered § 625, and amended Pub. L. 105–244, title VI, § 603(b)(1), (d),Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1783, 1784; Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XIII, § 1335(j),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–788; Pub. L. 110–315, title VI, § 616,Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3341.)
A prior section 625 ofPub. L. 89–329was renumbered section 626 and is classified to section 1131d of this title.
2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–315, § 616(1), struck out “as defined in section 1061 of this title” after “Black colleges and universities” and substituted “tribally controlled colleges or universities, Alaska Native-serving, Native Hawaiian-serving, and Hispanic-serving institutions” for “tribally controlled Indian community colleges as defined in the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978”, “international,” for “an international”, and “the Department of State” for “the United States Information Agency” after “Development,”.
Subsec. (b)(2) to (4). Pub. L. 110–315, § 616(2), inserted “and” after semicolon at end of par. (2), substituted a period for “; and” at end of par. (3), and struck out par. (4) which read as follows: “be assisted by the Interagency Committee on Minority Careers in International Affairs established under subsection (c) of this section.”
Subsec. (c)(1)(E) to (G). Pub. L. 110–315, § 616(3), inserted “and” after semicolon at end of subpar. (E), substituted a period for “; and” at end of subpar. (F), and struck out subpar. (G) which read as follows: “the Associate Director for Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Information Agency, or the Associate Director’s designee.”
1998—Pub. L. 105–244, § 603(d), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsecs. (b) and (c).
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–277, which directed the amendment of “section 624 ofPub. L. 89–329(20 U.S.C. 1131c)” by striking “the United States Information Agency,” after “Agency for International Development,”, could not be executed because of the intervening amendment by Pub. L. 105–244which renumbered section 624 ofPub. L. 89–329as section 625.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendments
Amendment by Pub. L. 105–277effective Oct. 1, 1999, see section 1301 ofPub. L. 105–277, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6531 of Title 22.
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