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Summer 2013 Internship Opportunities

This semester, we have 18 paid and unpaid internship opportunities across 14 departments, 2 Historic Sites and many exciting projects. Please click the links below for detailed position descriptions listed either by our department or your field of study:

Opportunities Organized by Department

Opportunities Organized by Field of Study

Cohort Meetings

Please note: All accepted interns are required to participate in monthly cohort meetings as a part of their internship experience. All meetings take place at the Minnesota History Center in Saint Paul, MN from 3:00-6:00 p.m. on one Tuesdays.

Dates for Summer semester are set for:

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • Tuesday, July 9, 2013
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Application Process

To apply, submit all application materials for intern positions by Sunday, April 14 by midnight CST. A complete application, consisting of the online application, cover letter, resume and any required additional materials must be submitted by this deadline to be considered a candidate. More information can be found at the Internship Program Application process page.

Students will be notified of the outcome of the application process the week of May 20, 2013.

Accepted interns are required to attend Orientation on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 1:00-4:30 p.m. at the Minnesota History Center in Saint Paul, MN.

Application Cycles

Applications submitted outside the timeline listed below for each internship, or to no particular position, will not be considered. Timelines may change at the Internship Program's discretion.

Summer 2013 (June - August)
Intern Application Open
April  1 - 14
Internship Interviews
April 15 – May 10
Interns Selected by
Week of May 20
New Intern Orientation
Tuesday, June 4