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The Public History Internship is a course open to undergraduate history majors. With a few exceptions, Public History internships are at not-for-profit organizations or government agencies in New Jersey and the internships are history-related.

Students may take a maximum of one. The internships are offered in the spring, fall, and first summer semester. About 100 different internships are available but students may propose internships not on the list. Students should meet with the coordinator no later than the middle of the semester preceding the semester in which they want to do an internship. To earn credit, students must work a minimum of 112 unpaid hours at the site and attend several class meetings. For additional detail, see the prefatory material with the lists of the available internships.

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More than 100 different internships are available for history majors.

To sign up for a 2015 First Summer or Fall Semester internship, you need to schedule a half-hour interview with Gary Saretzky, the Internship Coordinator.  Interviews will be held at half hour intervals in Van Dyck 208 starting 5:30pm, Tuesday, March 31; 2pm, Wednesday, April 1; and 5:30pm, Thursday, April 2.

If you are a history major and want to take Public History Internship 506:451, please contact Gary Saretzky to schedule an appointment.  Please note that the Public History Internship satisfies the seminar requirement for history majors and is a required course for the Public History Certificate http://history.rutgers.edu/undergraduate/public-history-certificate

Professor Saretzky usually can be reached at 732-308-3771 x 5, 8:30-noon and 1:00-4:30pm, Monday to Friday but please do NOT call on March 24 or March 25.  You can also email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and suggest a couple of good times for him to call you to schedule the interview.

 

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