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BALTIMORE — For some college students, choosing a career in the credit union industry might be low on the totem pole but former interns that came through the African-American Credit Union Coalition’s internship program say they have discovered an untapped area for professional development.

Since inception, 188 college students have participated in the AACUC’s program and 22 have begun careers in the credit union industry, according to the coalition. This summer, 36 students worked at 19 credit unions across the country, at Fannie Mae and PFP Services, an insurance provider to members.

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