Professional opportunities

As a history major, you will have the opportunity to tour historical sites and be encouraged to engage in a hands-on internship with a local or state historical agency or museum. Advanced students may assist professors with research projects and may engage in departmental honors research project. All history students are welcome to participate in People's Movement for the Advancement of History (PMAH - History Club).

Internships have included:

Samantha Green was a summer intern at the Hancock Historical Museum. She compiled research on Findlay's automobile industry and putting together a Power Point presentation on this facet of Findlay history, worked one day with 5th graders in a Hands-on-History manner, cooking cornbread and talking about pioneer living in our log cabin. She was in period dress and everything. She also helped put together an annotated bibliography comprising all of our books held at the museum.

Nadin-Sarah Salkic interned at Crime Victim Services. She delved into drafting pending victim's rights legislation before the Ohio General Assembly, observed court hearings, debated concepts, became familiar with the proposed Victim's Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, drafted letters to summarize legislation and encourage legislator support, reviewed international victim's rights, and used her knowledge on the role and rights of victims to draft a revised Bluffton University Judicial Code.