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March 23
Paid Internship Opportunity - Bay Area

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!​​

Exponential Center Intern​

March 16
Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion

Please support this promising event, featuring our history faculty, Dr. Cameron McCoy​.Conversations_on_Diversity_2018 (1).png​​

March 16
Paid Internships at FamilySearch

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 and enter the Posting ID number in the corresponding field.


March 12
History Department Swensen Lecture - This Thursday!

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March 06
History Internship Event - This Thursday!

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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February 26
Redd Center Paid Internships


​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 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 Then, the remainder of the semester will consist of researching and writing original historical content for the project.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.

Due Dates:

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

Apply online here:

Announcement here:

February 26
Springville Art Museum - Summer Internship

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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February 26
BYU Museum of Art Internship

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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  Per instructions on the website, applications should be submitted electronically to


February 13
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Internship

​​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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February 02
Vienna Study Abroad - Fall 2018

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 Internship Opportunity - Bay Area3/23/2018 3:15 PM
Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion3/16/2018 11:29 AM
Paid Internships at FamilySearch3/16/2018 11:29 AM
History Department Swensen Lecture - This Thursday!3/12/2018 3:00 PM
History Internship Event - This Thursday!3/6/2018 3:20 PM
Redd Center Paid Internships2/26/2018 3:09 PM
Springville Art Museum - Summer Internship2/26/2018 3:02 PM
BYU Museum of Art Internship2/26/2018 2:40 PM
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Internship2/13/2018 11:24 AM
Vienna Study Abroad - Fall 20182/2/2018 10:02 AM
Washington Seminar - Fall 2018 Application Deadline THIS WEEK 1/30/2018 12:37 PM
Student Paper Competition1/30/2018 10:58 AM
US Marine Corps University - Paid History Internships1/30/2018 9:29 AM
APPLY NOW! Experiential Learning and Internship Grants for Winter 201812/7/2017 10:28 AM
History Lecture11/27/2017 3:14 PM
Center for Family History and Genealogy Internship Grants11/8/2017 1:19 PM
Career Fright10/27/2017 12:26 PM
Internship Lunch and Open House10/18/2017 12:51 PM
BYU Museum of Art Internships10/13/2017 11:28 AM
Grad School Prep Workshop10/11/2017 12:00 PM
RootsTech 2018 Internships9/25/2017 2:24 PM
Jensen Lecture9/25/2017 11:21 AM
History Opening Social9/18/2017 12:07 PM
Paid On-Campus Internship - Redd Center8/14/2017 9:56 AM
Funding Opportunities for Fall 2017 History Internships6/29/2017 11:44 AM
Internship Spotlight - Richard Bruner, Bucharest, Romania Embassy, U.S. Department of State6/6/2017 11:57 AM
Social Media Internship - The Family Guide5/18/2017 10:00 AM
Summer 2017 Internships at the Church History Library!3/27/2017 5:25 PM
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Welcome to the BYU History Department Blog! Here you will fi​​​​n​d all the latest updates on internships, events, scholarships, and other useful information.