American History Internships
Internships in archival science and historical research in American military, legislative, diplomatic and civil history. Internship duties vary depending on the department the intern works in, but generally include reference assistance, processing records, and creating indexes and other finding aids. See their careers page for positions at both the Washington, DC and College Park, MD branches.
The Library of Congress hires student interns to assist in a number of functions. See their Human Resources page for more information.
The First Federal Congress Project is a documentary editions project located at George Washington University. Internships vary depending on the stage at which the volume being compiled stands at the time of internship, but may include research, indexing, proofreading and conference planning. Contact the Editor, Charlene Bickford, to apply.
The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project is a documentary editions project located at the Mount Vernon Campus of the George Washington University. Internships vary depending on the project's focus at the time of internship. Contact the Editor, Allida Black, to apply.
The AAAS Archives houses the papers of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a non-profit organization founded in 1848 to promote the study of science, math and engineering. Internship duties include processing archival material, writing summaries and articles for publication on the website or in the organization's newsletter, interviewing staff members for the AAAS Archives Podcast, and answering research queries. Contact the archivist, Amy Crumpton, to apply.
Medieval and Byzantine History Internships
Internships in Byzantine Studies, Garden and Landscaping, and Pre-Columbian studies may be available. Contact the department in which you wish to intern for more information.