Thursday, December 1, 2011

Not too late to find an internship for the winter/spring semester!

There is still plenty of time to arrange an internship for the spring semester.  As long as a signed contract is filled out and submitted by Friday of first week of the spring semester you can be registered for an internship.

Looking for possible internship ideas?  Why not work in Loyola's Medieval Garden?

"Medieval Garden and Labyrinth"

(1) Research and write educational material about various aspects of the Medieval Garden and Labyrinth.  Design and prepare educational and informative materials such as web pages, posters, brochures, and signage.  Create 'user guides' to the gardens and labyrinth for the university community and other potential users, such as preschool and grade school groups.  Become (or train someone to become) a docent for the garden and labyrinth.

(2) Help plan and implement the expansion of the Medieval Gardens.  Possibilities include: in cooperation with other groups on (and off) campus, create a compost pile for the garden; research and plan the vegetable and herb sections of the garden; working with Midwest Fruit Growers club or the Botanic Gardens, learn how to espalier and graft fruit trees; design and implement trellises and arbors for the garden; come up with ways to use the fruits of the garden once it becomes productive.

To sign up for the Medieval Gardens-Labyrinth History (Medieval Studies) Internship, go the History Department's Undergraduate internship page and download the internship application and email it to Dr. Roberts (  Then contact Dr. T. Gross-Diaz ( to discuss your contract.