Many history majors interned in legal offices or in the public history arena. Recent placements include the Lynchburg and Amherst County museum systems, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, the Avoca Museum in Altavista, and the Walters Gallery in Baltimore, Md. Several of our history majors have also done research at the George C. Marshall Library in Lexington under the Marshall Library Fellowship Program.
Following approval from your academic advisor, the Career Development Center, located on the 2nd floor of Hall Campus Center in Academic and Career Services, will work with you to finalize the internship details.
Possible internship locations:
- Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest: http://www.poplarforest.org/programs
- Legacy Museum of African-American History: http://legacymuseum.org/
- George C. Marshall Foundation: https://marshallfoundation.org/
- Historic Sandusky: http://www.historicsandusky.org
- Appomattox Court House National Historical Park: http://www.nps.gov/apco/index.htm
- The National D-Day Memorial: http://www.dday.org/index.php?page=internship
- Lynchburg History.com: http://www.lynchburghistory.com
- Lynchburg Old City Cemetery: http://www.gravegarden.org
- Daura Gallery: http://www.lynchburg.edu/daura
- National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov/getinvolved/index.htm
- Smithsonian Institution: http://www.si.edu/ofg/
- Rising Star: http://www.rsinternships.com/rshome.htm Search for any internship in the country.