The Chicago History Museum is looking for an unpaid Costume Archives Intern to organize and archive papers, photographs, and other research material housed in the costume archives (legacy non-accessioned collection) and authority files for the permanent (accessioned) collection. This is a 12 hr/wk spring semester 2017 opportunity.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy (CASE), an initiative of World Business Chicago, is hiring two (2) program interns for the Winter/Spring term. We would like to begin interviewing for the positions as soon as possible.
Sunday, November 6, 2016
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, October 26, 2016
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library seeks dedicated, reliable, and enthusiastic volunteers, interns, and employees who share a passion for preserving the story of the Citizen Soldier. There are openings for the spring semester for Wikipedia and Linked Data Projects interns.
Friday, October 7, 2016
The International Museum of Surgical Science is a historic home and Museum for the International College of Surgeons located on Lakeshore Drive in Chicago. It has an immediate opening for a Marketing and Events Intern.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
This fall semester, four Loyola History majors are processing archival collections, learning about the history and workings of communication in a major law firm, reconstructing the household of an English queen, and mapping the movement of Catholics and books across the antebellum Midwest. All are enrolled in HIST 398: The History Undergraduate Internship. In return for interning on a history-related project at an institution or with a faculty member of their choosing, they are receiving 3 credits hours towards their degree and the Engaged Learning Credit. Check out their blogs to learn more about their work: