IPH Summer Internships

Institute for Public History PAID Summer Internships Announcement

The Institute for Public History offers PAID summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students during the summer of 2013.  This is an opportunity to work at such public history organizations as museums, historic house sites, historical societies, libraries and archives. Students from any discipline may apply; some internships require expertise in history, architectural history, art history, public policy, education. Skills in research and writing and digital media can be applied. Many internships are available to students in any discipline who have an interest in public history.  Internships exist in Charlottesville, Scottsville, Richmond, the DC area, Charleston (South Carolina). Sites include Gibbes Museum of Art,  Library of Virginia, Scottsville Museum, BackStory, George Washington Papers, Documents Compass, UCARE project, Corks and Curls Legacy project, Ash Lawn-Highland, Montpelier, Virginia Historical Society,  Kluge-Ruhe Art Collection, historical societies in Greene, Vienna, and Prince William counties.  For more information on specific projects and application materials, see



Application deadline:  February 4, 2013.


Please note:  In the next few weeks, a few more possibilities may be added.


For further information, contact Phyllis Leffler at pleffler [at] virginia [dot] edu

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