The Institute for Public History offers the following opportunities to advanced undergraduate and graduate students. Students may apply from any field, and must do so by filling out a formal application. Application materials can be found on the Institute's website here. Final applications must be received on Friday, February 7, 2014 by 12:00 noon. Decisions should be announced by the end of March or early April.

The committee will match the best qualified students with these internship opportunities. Students can indicate three preferences, but may be considered for other possibilities as well. Interns are expected to devote approximately 300 hours over a ten-week summer period, unless otherwise indicated. Some flexibility exists and can be worked out with internship supervisors.

Unless specified in terms of specific internships, undergraduates will be paid $2,175.00 for the summer; graduate students will be paid $3,750.00. The university will deduct FICA benefits from these wages.

Ash Lawn-Highland: Charlottesville, VA (Interpretive guide and program development) - TWO INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE

Documents Compass (VFH): Charlottesville, VA (Web and digital publication of primary source historical documents)

Gibbes Museum of Art: Charleston, SC (Collections Management and Curatorial Research)

Historic Vienna: Vienna, VA (Oral history interviews and web publication)

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection at UVA: Charlottesville, VA (Collections Assistant)

Library of Virginia: Richmond, VA (Digital online exhibition)

Prince William County Historic Preservation Division: Dumfries, VA (Historic Preservation)

The Scottsville Museum and Historic Landmarks Foundation: Scottsville, VA (Oral History and digital exhibit project)

Virginia Historical Society:
Richmond, VA (Manuscripts Processing Internship)

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Last updated: November 2013