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UPCOMING INTERNSHIPS

Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project

Funded Internships @ The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA

Madison Automotive Apprentices Program, Harrisonburg, VA

Library of Congress, Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program

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Library of Congress, Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program

The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program enables undergraduate and graduate students to experience the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world's largest, all-inclusive library. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, fellows explore digital initiatives and increase access to the institution’s unparalleled collections and resources. Fellows are exposed to a broad spectrum of library work: copyright, preservation, reference, access, and information technology. In the past, summer fellows have...

Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project 

The Africa, African American, and Diaspora program is working with the Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project to offer a limited number of community research internships for Spring 2020. Opportunities include three research projects: 1) histories and geographies of African American burial grounds in the Shenandoah Valley, 2) local African American chefs and culinary history, and 3) histories of Lewis Mountain Lodge in the Shenandoah National Park. While each project is different, research activities could include: Documentary and oral history research Photography Data collection and...

Funded Internships @ The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA

The Valentine, Richmond’s history museum, is excited to announce three funded Summer 2020 internship opportunities.  We are accepting applications from current undergraduate, graduate and recent graduate students for the following internships – ·         Visitor Services/Wickham House Research Intern This intern will work on the ongoing research project intended to support interpretation of the Wickham House. ·         Education and Programming Intern The Valentine’s Controversy/History Intern will assist with planning, organization and development of the museum’s Controversy/History...

Madison Automotive Apprentices Program, Harrisonburg, VA

Paid Internship ($10/hour) with the Madison Automotive Apprentices Program (MAAP) https://madisonauto.org/, https://www.facebook.com MAAP and JMU Library Digital Services are continuing an extensive digitization project to preserve and make available for research rare automotive literature, brochures, technical manuals, and more. History majors interested in digital collections creation and management, or material culture and technology, or historic vehicle restoration and documentation will be particularly suited to this internship project. The internship will include JMU Library...