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Internships

Seton Hall students have pursued a wide range of history-related internships. We work with you to find one that matches your interests and ambitions. Recent internships have included:

Library and Archival

  • Seton Hall Archives / Archdiocese of Newark Archives
  • New Jersey Historical Society
  • Methodist Archives at Drew University
  • St. Benedict's Abbey Archives
  • Newark Public Library

Museums and Historical Sites

  • Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture
  • Morristown National Historical Park
  • Acorn Hall – Morris County Historical Society
  • MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage (NYC)
  • Ocean County Historical Society
  • Lambert Castle – Passaic County Historical Soc.
  • Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture
  • Morristown National Historical Park
  • Acorn Hall – Morris County Historical Society
  • MacCulloch Hall Historical Museum
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage (NYC)
  • Ocean County Historical Society
  • Lambert Castle – Passaic County Historical Soc.

Corporate, Government, and Non-Profit Sectors

  • Christie’s Auction House
  • Democracy Now
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • NJ Department of Environmental Protection
  • MSNBC
  • And many more!!!

To find out about other internship options, you can also check out the Career Center databases. For more information, visit www.shu.edu/career-center

For a list of historical sites in New Jersey that offer internships, check out the listing compiled by Rutgers: https://history.rutgers.edu/academics/public-history/public-history-internship

Eligibility

  • Junior or Senior standing, or permission of the chair
  •  Minimum GPA: 3.0
  •  Must have completed at least 12 credits in History

The department supports both creditbearing and non-credit-bearing internships.

As part of the internship, students will work closely with the department's internship coordinator and their site supervisor to develop a list of goals and objectives for their internship.

Students are expected to complete a minimum of 120 hours at the internship site over the course of the semester. 

For more information:

Prof. Sara Fieldston
Fahy 347
Sara.Fieldston@shu.edu

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