HIST 450 Public History Internship

3 credits, Fall and Spring

Provides an experiential capstone for public history majors. During the internship, students will perform a minimum of 120 hours of career-related work under the guidance of a history faculty mentor and an on-site supervisor from the sponsoring organization. Internships are arranged individually to match students’ career goals and interests with sponsors’ needs. The Internship is repeatable under certain circumstances.

Prerequisite(s): Senior or second-semester junior public history major status; at least 24 credits in history, including HIST 208 and HIST 209; and a minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA for seniors and 2.75 GPA for second semester juniors