Internships and Service
The following is a partial list of organizations that periodically hire interns for work related to the history major. Some are part-time, others are full-time for summer or post-graduate work. Some of these opportunities may be incorporated into a for-credit tutorial. If you are interested in the possibility of receiving academic credit for work on an unpaid internship, please contact Dr. Asif Siddiqi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part-Time Internships and Work
The New York Historical Society.
Variety of different assignments at historical sites in NYC.
History News Network.
Research and collection of articles for history news website.
Rick Shenkman. email@example.com
Bronx African American Oral History Project
Archival research, editing, transcribing of oral history interviews.
Prof. Brian Purnell. firstname.lastname@example.org
Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History
Internships in New York City.
European Government Internships. Educational Programs Abroad
Placement with European government legislatures and lobbying organizations. An opportunity for those studying abroad in Europe.
Fordham Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)
Tutoring Assignments for history courses.
Biswa Bhowmick, Associate Director for Administration. Ext. 4212
Stephie Mukherjee, Director. Ext. 4206
Fordham Community Service Program
Opportunities in a wide variety of tutoring, advocacy, and community outreach projects.
Sandra Lobo Jost, Director. Nicholas Napolitano, Assistant.
McGinley Center 101, Ext 4510
Part-time Internships in Museums
American Craft Museum
http://www.americancraftmuseum.org/ [click on programs for youths/school]
American Folk Art Museum
http://www.folkartmuseum.org/default.asp?id=1331 [docent program for teens]
American Museum of Natural History
American Numismatic Society
http://www.artistsspace.org/ [click on Internships/Volunteer]
Asia Society and Museum
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
The Brooklyn Museum of Art
Carnegie Hall/Rose Museum
The Children’s Museum of the Arts
http://www.cmom.org [outreach and internships]
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Dia Center for the Arts
The Drawing Center
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
Ellis Island Museum
http://www.cr.nps.gov/crdi/internships/internotherprog.htm [scroll down to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island]
The Frick Collection
Grey Art Gallery
Guggenheim, Solomon R. and Soho
International Center of Photography
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
The Jewish Museum
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Merchant’s House Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Morgan Library
The Mount Vernon Hotel House and Garden
Municipal Art Society
El Museo del Barrio
www.elmuseo.org [go to education programs/students]
Museum for African Art
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Museum of Modern Art
Museum of the City of New York
Museum of the Moving Image
National Academy Museum
http://www.nationalacademy.org/ [click on join us: docent/volunteers]
National Design Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
New Museum of Contemporary Art
New York City Police Museum
New York Hall of Science
New York Historical Society
New York Public Library
PS1 Contemporary Art Center
Pierpont Morgan Library
Rose Center for Earth and Space
Seaman's Church Institute
Snug Harbor Cultural Center
http://www.snug-harbor.org/ [scroll down to question about volunteering]
South Street Seaport Museum
Studio Museum in Harlem
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
Full-time (Summer and Post-Grad)
Matteo Ricci Summer Fellowships
For excellent students doing research or taking programs related to the pursuit of prestigious fellowships and scholarships.
John Kezel. email@example.com
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Talented Youth.
Paid positions as teaching assistants and resident assistants in summer program for advanced high school students. Various sites across the United States.
Student Conservation Association
Expense-paid Internships ranging from 12 weeks to 12 months in national parks, historical sites. Assignments in administration, archaeology and anthropology, environmental, museum, public relations and other work
Jesuit Volunteer Corps
National and international placement in a diverse range of assignments promoting social justice.
Inner-City Teaching Corps
Organization seeks top college graduates for teaching assignments in inner-city Chicago Schools. Volunteers earn alternative teacher certification from the state of Illinois along with credits toward a Masters in Education from Northwestern.
Lauren Fiamingo. Assistant Director. firstname.lastname@example.org
Teach for America
Organization seeks top college graduates for two-year teaching assignments in public schools throughout the United States. Salary, AmeriCorps awards, opportunity to work toward certification and Masters in Education.
United States Peace Corps
Two-Year assignments abroad working in education and development.