The History Department encourages its majors to do internships. Internships can help you make informed decisions about your career, form important connections, obtain valuable experiences, and apply your academic knowledge to real world problems. The History Department offers a variety of internships listed below.
History majors are also encouraged to explore the extensive internship opportunities available through the Internship Office and to seek out internship opportunities on their own.
Students interested in history department internships, or history credit for Internship Office and self-located internships, must contact Professor Beth Salerno early in the semester PRIOR TO when they wish to do an internship.
To read more about student's internship experiences, view Internship Spotlights.
LawServe, Manchester, NH
LawServe is a global multilingual immigration law firm in Manchester, NH. Interns perform immigration law research, work on client applications, complete translations, correspond with clients, and have opportunities to observe court and jail visits, as well as USCIS interviews.
Manchester Historic Association
The MHA collects, preserves, and shares the history of Manchester, NH. Interns have cataloged the photograph collection, done research for upcoming museum exhibits, helped conserve artifacts, and done museum education, publicity, and membership relations.
New Hampshire Historical Society
The NHHS is located in Concord, NH and has curatorial, archival, and museum education internships. Interns have researched information for upcoming exhibits, transcribed diaries and letters for web publication, created teaching materials for visiting school groups, and learned curatorial skills related to historic objects.
Currier Museum of Art
The Currier Museum is an internationally renowned art museum in Manchester, NH. Interns have helped catalog new acquisitions, researched material for exhibitions, learned visitor services and fundraising skills, given tours, and worked with school groups.
Goffstown Main Street Program
The Goffstown Main Street Program, located 15 minutes from campus, is committed to the promotion, preservation, and economic vitality of the historic business district. Interns work on specific projects geared toward their interests including economic development, historic research, marketing and special events.
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
This branch of the New Hampshire state government focuses on protecting and restoring the environment and preserving public health. Interns work on research, education, and legal projects.
Saint Anselm College Archives
The College Archivist takes interns interested in doing research on campus history, or learning archival, records management, and preservation skills. Interns have inventoried collections, provided research for exhibits, and digitization projects.
Chapel Arts Gallery
Chapel Arts is the campus art gallery with its own extensive art collection and exhibition space. Interns have helped to curate exhibits, researched art in the collection, learned presentation and museum outreach skills, and written gallery publication text.