History

Woman at Smithsonian Institution.

Internship Ideas

Some of the possibilities available to History majors in Washington DC:

  • Smithsonian Insitution
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Museum of American History
  • Corcoran Gallery
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • US Supreme Court, Office of the Curator
  • Brookings Institute
  • National Archives
  • National Museum of Health and Medicine
  • US Navy Museum
  • Library of Congress
  • Fillmore Museum

Major/Minor Credit

Many UCD majors and minors incorporate credits earned while completing an internship and/or an independent research project.  Students in some programs have been able to use their Washington Program Internship (WAS 192) and Research Seminar (WAS 199) credits as substitutions for their major or minor requirements. 

Check with your advisor to see if you can do this as well!