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Kurtzman History Day Internship

High school History Day students are invited to apply for a summer internship through the Minnesota Historical Society!

Thanks to the generous support of Ralph and Virginia Kurtzman, two summer internships are available for History Day participants. Each intern will be scheduled for 50 hours and will receive a $500 stipend. Hours are flexible, with projects and work locations to be determined based on the interests, skills and availability of the students selected for this program.

The purpose of this internship program is to give students, who have used the History Day program to build their academic skills, a unique opportunity to work with history professionals at the Minnesota Historical Society. Sample internship projects may include:

  • Working with museum or historic site staff as they prepare and present programs to the public.
  • Helping the History Day staff prepare materials for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Assisting with the organization and care of MNHS collections.

Applications and supporting materials are due at the Minnesota History Center by Friday, April 10, 2015Successful applicants will be announced at the State History Day award ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2015.

Application and Flyer


National History Day in Minnesota is sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society and the University of Minnesota, Department of History
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