Through the National History Center’s internship program, students gain skills that will help them pursue their careers inside and outside of the field of history. Recently, the center asked past interns about what they learned during their internship
It is hardly necessary to note that these are challenging times for history PhD programs. Continued tightening in the academic job market combined with an overall shift in priorities across the landscape of higher education
By Loren Collins
In the last 10 days I met with three history majors in my office to develop strategies for building their careers.
I interned for the National History Center during the academic year of 2014—2015 as I began the MA program in history at the George Washington University. As a native of nearby Alexandria, Virginia, I previously interned with several Congressional offices
I never thought I would hear anyone say that they were in desperate need of historians. But two weeks ago, during the internship session sponsored by the AHA Career Diversity for Historians program at the University of New Mexico, I