The Edgewater Historical Society has internships available for History majors at any level. Founded in January 1988, the Edgewater Historical Society serves to involve the community in the research, documentation, collection and preservation of Edgewater History; promote the study, sharing and enjoyment of that history; and promote the preservation of landmarks and historical structures.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015
Interested in book history? Catholic history? Intellectual history? There is an opportunity available for an undergraduate to join the Jesuit Libraries Provenance Project (JLPP) team as an intern for the Fall 2015 semester.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Since 1995, Prof. Timothy Gilfoyle has conducted oral history interviews with most of the recipients of the Making History Awards, given annually by the Chicago History Museum (CHM) to Chicagoans whose enduring contributions to the city and metropolitan region made them figures of historic importance. The interviews were conducted with audiotape or an audio recorder and have been transcribed. The transcriptions, however, have never been formally processed by CHM and made available to researchers or the public.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Josephine Baskin Minow Fellowship for Achievement in American History at the Chicago History Museum (CHM) is a competitive award designed for recent college graduates interested in exploring career opportunities in museum education. During the ten-week fellowship. Fellows work alongside CHM education staff to contribute to institutional advancement in research and interpretation of the collections for diverse public audiences.
Friday, February 27, 2015
The National History Center Internship Program welcomes students to help us bring history into broader public conversation about current events and the shared futures of the United States and the wider world. We expose history students to the varied possibilities for careers in history. Our interns work on the Center’s Congressional briefings program, communications, and nonprofit management. The skills they gain during their time with us help them pursue careers inside and outside the field of history.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The Education Fellow at the Chicago History Museum (CHM) is a competitive award designed for recent college graduates interested in exploring career opportunities in museum education. During the ten-week fellowship, Fellows work alongside CHM education staff to contribute to institutional advancement in research and design of experiences that help diverse audiences make meaningful and personal connections to history.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
As an official Department of the Navy Museum, the Great Lakes Naval Museum's mission is to select, collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the United States Navy with particular emphasis on the Navy's only "boot camp" at the Naval Training Station Great Lakes in Great Lakes, Illinois. The Great Lakes Naval Museum's internship program allows for interns with various interests, strengths, and goals to gain practical, hands-on museum experience at the United States Navy's newest museum. Internship opportunities are available to registered students of colleges and universities. Prior knowledge of Naval History is not required. The Great Lakes Naval Museum currently has opportunities during the summer of 2015 for interns in curatorial/archival and education.