History InternshipCourse ID: HIST 398
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionStudents can find more information about internships through the Department of History: www.luc.edu/history. Internships allow students to earn three course credits while gaining valuable professional experience in public and private institutions engaged in history-related projects. Internship possibilities include historical associations and societies; oral history projects; museums and halls of fame; entrepreneurial history firms; genealogical services; preservation agencies; and archives and libraries. Interns work for a minimum of five hours per week in an internship position jointly agreed upon by the student and the internship director. Interns are also required to attend seminar meetings, keep a weekly journal, and write a paper related to the internship experience. This course fulfills the Civic Engagement and Leadership Values requirement of the core curriculum.