Department of History
Internships that Pay
The Department of History has set aside one summer non-service fellowship for a student with an internship at a distant location. This fellowship is awarded to a department student on a competitive basis. Look for an invitation to apply for it during the spring semester.
In addition, a number of internships offer paying positions. These include:
· The Wood County Historical Center , which offers the $2500 Rebecca Pelton Memorial Fellowship to support the work of an intern there each summer. Look for an announcement during the spring term inviting applications.
· Toledo Metroparks offers a number of public history summer internships at Providence Metropark that pay an hourly wage historical interpreters. Look for an announcement during the spring term inviting applications.
· The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village offer the Simmons Internship Program for students to work on curatorial projects there. Internships pay up to $1400 per month and are awarded on a competitive basis. The application deadline is in February. Look for an announcement inviting applications.
· The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation offers Practicum Grants for Ph.D. students who pursue internship opportunities outside academe. Grants are available in amounts up to $1500. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.