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Bryn Mawr College
Department of History
101 North Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899
Phone: 610-526-5332
Fax: 610-526-7479

History-Related Internships

Below is a list of internships that may be of interest to history majors for the summer or a Praxis course. Previous history majors have applied to the majority of these, often with success. It should be noted that while not every internship is paid, Bryn Mawr will often provide partial or full funding to students working unpaid internships, particularly during the summer.



National Museum of American History Internships (unpaid):

Smithsonian (paid or unpaid—varies):

Library of Congress Internships (paid or unpaid—varies):

Mystic Seaport (paid):

New York Public Library (paid):

Internships at Gettysburg (stipend provided):

Eisenhower National Park (stipend provided):

The Schomburg Mellon- Humanities Summer Research Fellowship:

NASA (unpaid):

Holocaust Museum (paid or unpaid—varies):

National Archives (unpaid):

DC Internships (unpaid):

Historic House Museum Internship
at the Maria Mitchell Association, Summer 2016
Nantucket, MA

Accredited Online Colleges


Library Company for rising seniors or recent grads interested in studying African American History (scroll to the end of the list) (paid):

Philadelphia Historical Society (unpaid):

National Constitution Center (unpaid):

Mutter Museum (unpaid):

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (unpaid):