If we gave names to our graduate public internship courses (which we don’t) Matt Ward’s would be: Boxing, Boxing, and More Boxing. For his internship at PhilaPlace.org he wrote the following entries: “Front Street Gym,” “Harrowgate Boxing Club,” “Veteran Boxers Association,” “Santa Monica Parrish and Tommy Loughran,” “Joe Frazier’s Gym,” and “Cambria A.C.” You can read them all by going to the PhilaPlace.org link and searching for “boxing.”
The James A. Barnes Club, Temple University’s graduate student history organization will hold its annual , is pleased to announce the Graduate Student History Conference.The Conference Friday evening March 24 and Saturday March 25, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Temple’s Center City Campus in downtown Philadelphia. Proposals from graduate students for individual papers or panels are welcome on any topic, time period, or approach to history. We welcome proposals that foreground public history and digital humanities, and are eager to work with applicants in these fields to facilitate their participation. Panels will include three or four paper presentations, running between fifteen and twenty minutes each, with comment and questions to follow. At the conclusion of the conference, cash prizes will be awarded to the best papers in multiple scholarly categories. Of particular note is the Russell F. Weigley – U.S. Army Heritage Center Foundation Award, a substantial award offered through the U.S. Army Heritage Center to the best paper in military history presented at the conference.Please submit a 250 word abstract that outlines your original research and a current C.V. to email@example.com no later than Friday, January 20, 2016.
Submissions are due by 31 January 2017, and should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is here: file:///Users/janetgolden/Desktop/Call%20for%20Submissions%20for%20THR%202016-2017%20(1).pdf
Check out this job listing from the federal government. They are searching for an archives technician.
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, an independent research library with nationally significant historic collections documenting American architecture and design, seeks a part-time intern to assist with the arrangement, description, and digitization of architectural drawings, photographs, scrapbooks and manuscripts. The intern will work under the supervision of the Curator of Architecture on a project to process materials documenting the establishment of Rose Valley, PA, an Arts & Crafts community in Delaware County. The successful candidate will have experience handling historic materials, as well as digital scanning and image management processes. This position is open to undergraduate and graduate students only. Available Immediately Term: 200 hours (must be completed no later than May 31, 2017)
Applicants should send cover letter, resume and names/positions of two references to email@example.com Only e-mail applicatons will be considered.