There is still time to sign up for the Medieval Garden and Labyrinth Internship (HIST 398)!
Working with a faculty director and Loyola’s Facilities (Division of Facilities Management), help to design and implement improvements and expansions of Loyola’s Medieval Garden and Labyrinth.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
WTTW Channel 11 (PBS/Chicago) is seeking winter/spring interns for “Ask Geoffrey” a weekly feature on our flagship nightly news program “Chicago Tonight” in which, host Geoffrey Baer answers viewer questions about Chicago history and architecture. Interns will conduct weekly research to answer viewer question and assist producer in gathering, evaluating and recording archival film and photos and newly shot video to accompany each “Ask Geoffrey” segment. Interns should have excellent research and writing skills. Familiarity with Chicago is very helpful. Interested students please send resume and cover letter to Carmen Schmidt:email@example.com.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
This intern will work with staff at the Chicago Metro History Education Center (CMHEC) to organize its archival records from the 35-year history of the Chicago Metro History Fair, an annual competition in which local students (grades 6-12) present research projects on topics related to Chicago history. The primary tasks of the internship are to a) identify interesting images and documents for use to promote History Fair, and b) prepare CMHEC’s files and records for deposit in the collections of the Newberry Library. The intern may also work with CMHEC staff on the annual Chicago Metro History Fair competitions. Contact Frank Valadez (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Helen Shiller is the former alderman for Chicago’s 46th ward. She served in the City Council from 1987 to 2011. She is known for her advocacy for diverse, inclusive, affordable housing, helping to craft Chicago’s response to the HIV/AIDS crisis, and her work on the city budgets. Shiller worked with Walter “Slim” Coleman, one of Chicago’s controversial political organizers, and helped organize the Intercommunal Survival Committee, which worked with the Black Panther Party. She has also been president and CEO of Justice Graphics, which published the All-Chicago City News bi-weekly newspaper.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
The Blackfriary Community Archaeology Project, based at the site of a 13th century Dominican friary (the Black Friary), attracts students and scholars from all over the world (including USA, Canada, Australia, Europe and Ireland) to the medieval town of Trim each year. The school is also engaged in research at a number of other significant sites such as the Hill of Tara (Rath Maeve) and the Hill of Slane.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
The Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston would like to find one or more students, at the undergraduate or graduate level, who might like to work on a history project that should prove interesting. In preparation for the congregation’s 50th anniversary celebration in the spring of 2014, JRC has “repatriated” most of its archives (15 bankers boxes of materials) from the Spertus Institute downtown.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs offers undergraduate juniors and seniors as well as graduate students the chance to learn about our organization and participate in a variety of duties associated with ongoing projects through internships. Deadline for applying for Winter and Spring 2014 internships is November 15th.