- Students may earn up to 12 hours of academic credit through internships, 6 of which may be applied to one's major. The other 6 hours may be used as electives.
- Departmental approval is required to register an internship. Students may arrange their own internships or be considered for one of the following sites.
- Interns may receive compensation, but many of the positions available through the department are uncompensated.
- In order to receive 3 credit hours, students must work 120 hours during the semester; for 6 credit hours, 240 hours. This translates to roughly one full day of work per week for the former, and two full days of work per week for the latter.
- Texas Historical Commission
Available Summer 2012 internships for upper class History majors who are US citizens of African, Hispanic/Latino, Asian or Native American/Hawaiian/Alaskan heritage. General Information for Applicants (.pdf)
- Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
- Woman's Collection in the TWU library working in the WASP papers and University Archives
To see if these or other History intership opportunities are available, please contact:
Government, Legal Studies, or Criminal Justice
Start with the following steps:
- Download the general Government Internship Form, fill it out, and email it to Dr. Parker Hevron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- In your email, please include your 1) major, 2) expected graduation date, 3) general internship interests, and 4) a time at which you are available to meet with Dr. Hevron in person.
- Please also include an updated resume in your email (don't worry - it doesn't have to be perfect!).
You must contact Dr. Hevron by the following dates to pursue an internship during a specific semester:
For internships during the Fall semester, the deadline is July 1
For internships during the Spring Semester, the deadline is October 1
For internships during the Summer semester, the deadline is April 1
- Send Dr. Hevron the Information Form and include all relevand information in your email.
- Meet with Dr. Hevron to discuss your internship interests.
- Email Dr. Hevron for registration code.
- Once you have the registration code and are ready to register, log in to WebAdvisor, click 'Express Registration' and enter the course code.
- Once you have successfully registered, you will be automitically added to the course's Blackboard page, where you will find the syllabus and information regarding assignments and due dates.
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