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Better Days 2020 is looking for an intern to work with our passionate team. The year 2020 marks the 150th anniversary of Utah women becoming the first to cast ballots in the modern nation (February 14, 1870). It also marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote nationally. Better Days 2020 is committed to popularizing Utah women's history in creative and communal ways in celebration of these anniversaries, realizing that these milestones were first steps towards women's equality. We believe that we can use the past to stimulate conversations about the current status of women and make Utah a leader in women's advancement in the future.


This position is a one-semester, paid internship ($9/hr) that will provide students an opportunity to hone their research and writing skills while engaging in ways to popularize history for K-12 students and the general public. Interns will work directly with the Historical Director and Director of Education, and other Better Days 2020 team members, to assist with the following: 1) developing written and interactive content for our educational website and print materials, 2)  sourcing, filing, and getting  permissions for photos to be used in our materials, and 3) depending on experience, presenting content to general audiences. Interns must have a willingness to work for a scrappy non-profit, on a fast timeline, and in a tight-knit, collegial atmosphere. They should have a foundational knowledge of Utah women's history, how it fits into the larger national narrative, as well as a passion for the subject.


Interns will work on a schedule (roughly 10 hours a week), but will be able to establish the times that work for them. This is an entirely flexible position with no fixed office space. Interns must be willing to work from home or in a place they provide, and must be available to attend occasional meetings with other team members or partners along the Wasatch Front (primarily in Salt Lake and Utah Valleys). Preference will be given to junior and senior history majors, but other majors will also be considered.

Apply online here: https://goo.gl/forms/vbNydEAvZMYyCnwr1

Application Due Dates:

For Fall Semester Internship: August 1

For Winter Semester Internship: November 15


​Contact:

Katherine Kitterman

Historical Director

katherine@betterdays2020.org​

www.betterdays2020.org​


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​This is a PAID opportunity with internship potential! Application deadline is June 11, 2018. 

Seeking Part-time Library Technician

 

The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF), Great Falls, Montana, seeks a motivated part-time Library Technician. This position is currently funded from June 2018 through September 30, 2018 for 15-24 hours per week, at $13 per hour. Hours per week will depend on technician’s schedule. This position may continue into the next fiscal year. Must have previous library or archives experience.

 

The position is located at the LCTHF’s William P. Sherman Library and Archive, housed in the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, 4201 Giant Springs Road in Great Falls. This is a special collection, housing books, serials, maps, photographs, archives, a-v materials and three-dimensional objects related to the Lewis and Clark story and related topics.

 

The primary work will focus on accessioning and cataloging incoming and backlogged materials, maintaining the collection, and assisting researchers either in-person or remotely. Ability to enter and edit database records is required.  Standard procedures are in place for accomplishing the work, but the technician will need to work independently and be self-motivated to ensure work is done thoroughly and consistently.

 

Interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Application, a full position description, and procedures for applying are available at http://www.lewisandclark.org/jobs.  Please call Lindy Hatcher, Executive Director, at 406-454-1234 for any questions about the hiring process. Applications must be RECEIVED by 5:00 pm, Monday, June 11, 2018. 


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This is a great internship opportunity for BYU history students. The Executive Director of the organization is a BYU alum and would love to see BYU applicants. ​​​Deadline is Friday, March 23!​​


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The Family History Library in Salt Lake City currently has four job postings for student interns. Applicants must currently be a student or someone who has graduated within the last 12 months. The job will be from May 1st to October 31st and will be part-time, 20 hours per week at the library in Salt Lake City.

The following positions are available.

 

Chinese Research Consultant (fluency in Mandarin is required). Two openings are available. Posting ID 204400

Germany/Eastern Europe Research Consultant. One opening is available. Posting ID 204397

Nordic Research Consultant. One opening is available. Posting ID 204462​


To review the job requirements and to apply visit https://careers.lds.org/search/Public/Search.aspx and enter the Posting ID number in the corresponding field.

 

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Get some great career advice in a discussion on professional communication and utilizing your professional references at 11:00 in Room 2114 JFSB then meet with some fantastic local internship providers about the internship opportunities available

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​Application Deadline for Spring/Summer - March 15

The Intermountain Histories Internship gives students the opportunity to dabble in digital and public history, conduct archival research, practice writing for general audiences, and publish stories on the Intermountain Histories project website and mobile app (visit www.intermountainhistories.org). During this internship students will first complete background readings and attendant writing assignments. Then, the remainder of the semester will consist of researching and writing original historical content for the project. At the conclusion of the internship, the content will be edited and eventually published. This is a paid internship and some interns may be hired in subsequent semesters as Research and Editorial Assistants for the project. Check out this "tour" of 8 stories an intern from Spring/Summer 2017 published. http://www.intermountainhistories.org/tours/show/9

Due Dates:

For Fall Semester Internship: July 15
For Winter Semester Internship: November 15
For Spring/Summer Semester Internship: March 15

Apply online here: https://goo.gl/forms/dFPDxAyYabaWa3Av2

Announcement here: https://www.facebook.com/BYUReddCenter/posts/1618395941585153

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Application Deadline for Spring/Summer Internships - Friday, May 9. ​

The Springville Museum of Art has summer internship opportunities available in their curatorial, education, and operations departments. 

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Application Deadline for Fall 2018 is March 17th!

Interested full-time students are invited to apply for the limited number of internships offered in each of the following BYU Museum of Art departments: Curatorial, Education and Public Programs, Marketing, or Registration. 

Interns are required to register for three credit hours under the direction of a faculty adviser in their respective major, with a ten-hour per week commitment to the MOA over the course of the semester.  Please note that the application deadline for fall 2018 internships is March 17th. 

Information and application forms are available at moa.byu.edu/learn/for-students/internships/.  Per instructions on the website, applications should be submitted electronically to lynda_palma@byu.edu.

 


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​​The deadline for this incredible Kennedy Center internship program is this Friday, February 16. For more information, please go to the Kennedy Center website or the Humanities Internships website.

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Imagine living in the city where Mozart and Beethoven, Franz Joseph, Maria Theresia, Freud, and Semmelweis lived and worked​​. See additional program information here. 

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Paid internships with The History Division of the U.S. Marine Corps in Quantico, VA: Application Deadline is February 15, 2018

The History Division offers internships in six areas. 

  • reference historians (servicing information requests from public and official sources);
  • historical writing (primarily researching material to support writing projects, largely in primary source collections, although opportunities to compose original pieces are presented);
  • oral historian assistants (cataloging and servicing collections)
  • archives (cataloging and servicing collections)
  • film and video assistants (cataloging and servicing collections)
  • editing and design (preparing manuscripts for publication, checking for presentation and visual appeal).  Internships may lead to a published monograph, catalog or finding aid.  There is an emerging requirement for an intern with webmaster skills. 
For more information see the internship posting on the USMC website​.

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Experiential Learning Funds - DEADLINE December 14 ​

History Internship Grants - DEADLINE January 11

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There are several opportunities available at the LDS Church History Library in Salt Lake City for Winter Semester 2018 and Spring/Summer Terms 2018. 

Joseph Smith Papers Project: Please submit your resume to Maren Kirwan, History 
Internship Coordinator by December 22, 2017. More details here.

Internships in Church Publications: Apply for these internships through LDS employment website:

https://careers.lds.org/search/public/jobdetail.aspx?jobid=195124

https://careers.lds.org/search/public/jobdetail.aspx?jobid=194986


For more information:

Maren Kirwan

HIstory Internship Coordinator

2130F JFSB

801-422-1789

hist_intern@byu.edu

Available for student appointments:

Monday 12:00-4:00 p.m.

Wednesday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


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Would you like to find ways to pay for your internship or other experiential learning opportunity? Please consider the following sources:

Center for Family History and Genealogy Internship Grants​ ​- Applications due NOVEMBER 10, 5:00 p.m.​​

Kennedy Center International Student Programs​, Weekly Info Sessions about funding and scholarships - Every Thursday 11:00 a.m. in 257 HRCB

​History Department Internships Funding and Grants Page - regularly updated information with links to applications and information​


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​​Would you like to meet potential internship providers?

Talk to other history and family history students about their internship experiences? 

​Come to the Fall 2017 History Internship event!


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Interested full-time students are invited to apply for the limited number of internships offered in each of the following BYU Museum of Art departments: Curatorial, Education and Public Programs, Marketing, OR Registration. 

 

Interns are required to register for three credit hours under the direction of a faculty adviser in their respective major, with a ten-hour per week commitment to the MOA over the course of the semester.  Please note that the application deadline for Winter 2018 internships is November 5th. 


Information and application forms are available at moa.byu.edu/learn/for-students/internships/.  Per instructions on the website, applications should be submitted electronically to lynda_palma@byu.edu


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RootsTech—the annual genealogical conference and exposition in Salt Lake City – are looking for interns to start this semester. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the business side of the family history industry, and to make good contacts for a future job.

It's possible this internship will start this fall and carry over to next semester (the Conference is in early March 2018). But, we can possibly work out hours to meet students' needs. (It's not too late to add an internship class this semester.)

If interested, contact either Maren Kirwan (hist_intern@byu.edu, 2130F JFSB)  or Dr. Auman (kauman@byu.edu, 2111 JFSB).

 

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​​​​​​​Redd Center Internship

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies offers a paid 1 semester (Fall, Winter, or Spring+Summer) internship that will give students the opportunity to hone their research and writing skills while engaging in public history and publishing. Interns will work with Professor Brenden Rensink, the Redd Center Assistant Director, to research regional Intermountain West histories which they will then publish (with the student's name attached as author!) on the Intermountain Histories digital public history website (http://www.intermountainhistories.org) and mobile app (available for iOS and Android).

Learning how to translate academic historical research skills to writing for the general public will benefit students in any career path they chose to follow. The internship pays standard history department student wage rates. Students will work on a schedule (roughly 10 hours a week), but will be able to establish the times that work for them. Preference will be given to Junior and Senior history majors. There may be post-internship job opportunities as a Redd Center research assistant. ​

Contact:

Brenden W. Rensink, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Brigham Young University

General Editor and Project Manager, Intermountain Histories

954 SWKT 

801.422.9181
bwrensink@byu.edu    

http://www.bwrensink.org    

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FHSS College Internship Grants  DEADLINE JULY 15  ​

Department of History Experiential Learning Grants

Department of History Internship Grant


Please visit the Grants and Scholarships page on the Department of History website for more ongoing funding opportunities


Questions? Contact Maren Kirwan, History Internships Coordinator at hist_internships@byu.edu



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All majors are welcome to apply for one of our internship spots with the Joseph Smith Papers Project or the Historic Sites Division.

 

TO APPLY

Send your resume and cover letter to Maren Kirwan at hist_intern@byu.edu by April 20, 2017. Please use this sample resume for guidance on formatting and the information to include. Please include details of your work experience, skills, and competencies, especially as they relate to the job description of this internship. 


IMPORTANT: This internship requires a time commitment of 7-10 hours per week over the course of Spring/Summer semester. It is preferred that students devote one full day to the internship (for example working from 8-5 pm every Tuesday) since it does require that you commute to Salt Lake City. If you apply, it is expected that you will have room in your schedule to accommodate these hours. Please indicate in your cover letter what day you plan on working. You will be expected to register for 3.0 credits of History 199R.  DO NOT APPLY IF YOU CANNOT ACCOMMODATE THIS SCHEDULE.


LOCATION

Church History Library

15 East North Temple Street 

Salt Lake City, UT 84150

 

Joseph Smith Papers Project – The JSPP is looking for 4-5 interns for an internship that will provide them with actual hands-on experience with documentary editing tasks such as document transcription, transcription verification, preparation of documents for web publication, research for document annotation, back matter preparation, and source checking. For a more detailed description, Click Here.

 

Historic Sites Division  The Historic Sites Division is looking for 2-3 interns to help them research historic buildings and landmarks that have significance in LDS Church history. 


FUNDING AND AID

Students employed as interns at the CHL are eligible for a reduced-rate UTA bus pass. The Department of History will also have a few needs-based grants to award to our student interns this semester. More information about how to apply for these internship grants is forthcoming.


QUESTIONS

Please contact the History Internship Coordinator with any questions:

Maren Kirwan 

hist_intern@byu.edu

2130F JFSB

801-422-1789

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Interested full-time students are invited to apply for the limited number of internships offered in each of the following BYU Museum of Art departments: Curatorial, Education and Public Programs, Design, OR Registration. 

 

Interns are required to register for three credit hours under the direction of a faculty adviser in their respective major, with a twelve-hour per week commitment to the MOA over the course of the semester.  Please note that the application deadline for fall 2017 internships is March 17th(Spring/summer internships are not available at the MOA.)


Information and application forms are available at http://moa.byu.edu/learn/for-students/internships/.  Per instructions on the website, applications should be submitted electronically to lynda_palma@byu.edu. ​

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Scholarships, Grants and Awards​​

BYU Continuing Student Scholarships Deadline: March 1

History Department Scholarships (2017 application information will post in early February) Deadline: March 1                                                   

FHSS Experiential Learning Grants Deadline: March 15

Fulton Mentored Learning Conference  (FHSS research poster contest) Deadline: March 30                               

Kennedy Scholars Deadline: May 6​


International Opportunities

Portugal Study Abroad through BYU Kennedy Center Deadline: January 31

Cambridge Study Abroad through BYU Kennedy Center Deadline: February 14

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants Session A Deadline: February 15

Freeman – ASIA Scholarship (funding for Study Abroad in East/Southeast Asia) Deadline for Summer 2017: March 1

Gilman International Scholarship Deadline:  March 7

Youthlinc Young Humanitarian Award Deadline: March 15

Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarship June 15


Internship Opportunities

Washington Seminar Fall 2017 Deadline: February 3

HBLL L. Tom Perry Special Collections Internship Deadline: March 15 (for internships in Spring/Summer 2017)​

BYU Museum of Art Internships Deadline: March 17

Center for Family History and Genealogy

Church History Library Internships (Spring/Summer Internship application coming soon)​




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Joseph Smith Papers Project and Church Historic Sites Internships

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​Winter 2017 internships at the Church History Library! 

If you are interested in applying for one of our internships spots with the Joseph Smith Papers Project or the Historic Sites Division, you can submit your cover letter and resume today for Winter 2017. All majors are welcome to apply. 


To apply

To apply, please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter to Maren Kirwan at hist_intern@byu.edu by December 1st at noon. Please use this sample resume as a resource if you need guidance on how to format your resume or what to include. Please be sure to include details of your work experience, skills, and experience, especially as they relate to the job description of this internship. Usually interviews are held in the History Department's main office but this semester interviews will be conducted on the phone.  


IMPORTANT: This internship requires a time commitment of 7-10 hours per week over the course of Winter 2017 semester. It is preferred that students devote one full day to the internship (for example working from 8-5 pm every Tuesday) rather than splitting it up between multiple days since it does require that you commute to Salt Lake City. If you apply, it is expected that you will have room in your schedule to accommodate these hours. Please indicate in your cover letter what day you plan on working. You will also be expected to register for 3.0 credits of History 199R.  DO NOT APPLY IF YOU CANNOT ACCOMMODATE THIS SCHEDULE.


Location

Church History Library

15 East North Temple Street 

Salt Lake City, UT 84150

 

Joseph Smith Papers Project – The JSPP is looking for 4-5 interns for an internship that will provide them with actual hands-on experience with documentary editing tasks such as document transcription, transcription verification, preparation of documents for web publication, research for document annotation, back matter preparation, and source checking. For a more detailed description, Click Here.

 

Historic Sites Division  The Historic Sites Division is looking for 2-3 interns to help them research historic buildings and landmarks that have significance in LDS Church history. 


Funding and Aid

Students employed as interns at the CHL are eligible for a reduced-rate UTA bus pass. The Department of History will also have a few needs-based grants to award to our student interns this semester. More information about how to apply for one of these internship grants is forthcoming.


Questions?

Please contact the History Internship Coordinator with any questions:

Maren Kirwan 

hist_intern@byu.edu

2130F JFSB

801-422-1789

 

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Paid Intern: Global Support and Acquisitions (Church History Department)

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UNITED STATES | UT-Salt Lake City - 06/15/2016

ID 157316, Type: Temporary Part-Time

Assist the Global Support and Acquisitions Division of Church History Department in collecting, preserving, and sharing Church history throughout the world.

POSTING INFO

Posting Dates: 06/15/2016 - 07/08/2016

Job Family: Human Resources

Department: Church History Department

Grade Level: 88

Hiring Manager: Geilman,Matthew Glenn

Recruiter: Sederholm,Dallas Broeker

PURPOSES

Assist the Global Support and Acquisitions Division (GSA) of the Church History Department in collecting, preserving, and sharing Church history throughout the world. This is a paid, one-year, part-time internship (28 hours per week). The candidate must be currently enrolled in or recently graduated (within one year) from a undergraduate or graduate program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide assistance to the full-time Global Support and Acquisitions (GSA) staff
  • Edit materials received from Church History Advisers 
  • Review documents for errors and provide feedback on oral histories
  • Assist GSA staff in training and managing GSA missionaries
  • Assist in the acquisition process, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pursuit of bachelor’s degree in Spanish, history, international studies, anthropology, religious studies, or a related field preferred
  • Self-motivated and dependable
  • Spanish language skills, both written and verbal, required
  • Leadership and training experience
  • High degree of organizational skills, including scheduling and managing multiple projects
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 
  • Experience with historical research methods, oral histories, and a strong interest in international Mormonism preferred
  • Familiarity with Latin American cultures helpful

Available to work 28 hours per week. These hours must be scheduled between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

WORTHINESS QUALIFICATION

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

POSTING NOTICE/MORE INFO.

Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice. 

Find out more about the many benefits of Church Employment at http://careers.lds.org.
  

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Dear Interested Student,

We are now accepting applications for the Winter 2017 Washington Seminar program.

Swing by our office in 945 SWKT M-F, 8-5 P.M. for more info or to search our database of over 1,500 internships in the DC area.

·         Opportunities for all majors

·         Earn credit through BYU

·         Economical BYU housing in DC

·         Needs-based grant to help students fund the program

·         Scholarship and federal-aid friendly

 https://washingtonseminar.byu.edu​ 


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