An Internship graded S or U
Course Description: History 490 is an individualized contracted field experience with historical societies, public and academic libraries, historic sites, government agencies such as the State legislature in Olympia, or private business, social service facilities or industry. It requires a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. This course may be repeated for a total of 12 credits but only 1-3 credits may count toward the History Upper Level Elective Requirement. Each student is responsible for arranging the internship, with guidance from History Department Internship Advisor Dr. Marji Morgan in Language & Literature Bldg.-room 100-S.
Prerequisites: To be eligible for enrollment in History 490, students must:
Credit: History 490 may be taken for 1-8 hours of credit and may be repeated. For each hour of class credit, earned, the student is expected to spend 40 hours of time working within the internship (this includes time spent writing the final paper).
Benefits: Some of the potential benefits of an internship include
Steps to an Internship:
Complete your learning agreement and submit it to the Internship Advisor for processing and registration.
Suggestions: In the past, our students have undertaken internships at:
Additional internships might be available with:
Internship Advisor: Dr. Marji Morgan, History Professor, Language & Literature Bldg., room 100-S. Phone 509-963-1656, FAX 509-963-1654. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Qualified students are urged to enter the History Department's honors program. To qualify for the program, students must complete 25 credits in their major and have an overall GPA of 3.0 and 3.25 in history. Honors students will complete the following requirements:
Students who complete the above requirements will graduate with departmental honors. Please contact the Department Chair for more information.
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