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HIS 4944: Internship in the Practice of History

Chelsea Jimenez, Sarah Calise, and Jeff Abalos, during HIS 4944 internship, with Sandra Parks, widow of writer/activist Stetson Kennedy, as they start to process and arrange Kennedy's papers (2012-2013).

Would you like to intern in the Florida history collections?

Come discover the world of archives in this three-credit hands-on internship for undergraduate history majors (open to other majors by permission).  Interns will work with archivists in Special Collections at the UF Library learning how to process and arrange manuscript collections.  Work includes researching and describing collections in online guides; transcription and digital projects to make items available online; and exhibit work (if scheduled in the semester of the internship).  Students should submit an application (below) and obtain the permission of the the undergraduate coordinator in history in order to register.

Application deadline (to enroll for Fall Semester) is April 1.  Application deadline (to enroll for Spring Semester) is November 1.  Contact:  James Cusick, P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History, or 352-273-2778 

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