History majors have the benefit of pre-arranged local internship opportunities, which are available at the many libraries, museums and historic sites in the Richmond area. Recent internship sites have included:

  • Richmond National Battlefield Park
  • The Virginia Historical Society
  • Various plantation museums
  • Colonial Williamsburg
  • The Library of Virginia
  • The Valentine Richmond History Center
  • "A Moment in Time" (radio program)
  • Virginia Baptist Historical Society
  • The American Civil War Center at Tredegar

History students may gain academic credit of one-half or one unit through semester or summer internships and are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities or to propose their own individual programs. For more information and application forms, students should contact Professor Watts.