History students can consider a wide variety of internships directly related to their majors. But internships are also a great way to try out a field where you can use your transferable skills- whether it's writing for a nonprofit or selling ads for a magazine or being a management trainee.
- Find Internships will walk you through the steps of deciding what type of internship you want and explaining how to go about getting one.
- If you need more help, go to Career Services, Schofield 230 or call (715) 836-5358 to schedule an appointment with a career counselor.
Finding an Internship in History
- Make an appointment with your adviser in the History Department or with John Mann, the internship coordinator.
- Check out the following web-sites, particularly if you are willing to relocate.
- The National Council on Public History
- Chicago History Museum
- National Park Service
- Philadelphia Museum of Art Internship Program
- Smithsonian internships
- Truman Library
- Library of Congress
- The Washington Center
- The United States Capitol History Association
- Preservation internships
- American Association of Museums
- National Museum of American History
- US Holocaust Museum