Call for Applications | Summer Internship Partner at Albert Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest

Event Details

End: February 1, 2024

This is an announcement form the Albert Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest at Villanova University. We are reaching out because we would like to make your membership aware of our Summer Internship program. Every year, we fund students to work with historically-focused institutions and organizations or otherwise work on historically-focused projects. We are currently soliciting partners for next summer's program ahead of opening the application to students in the spring. Our guidelines for partner applications are below.


Application Instructions

Please send a letter of interest and a 2-page resume of the primary internship supervisor(s) in a single PDF to Kevin Fox, Lepage Center Administrator, at


Letters of interest should address the following:

  • What duties and outcomes will define the proposed internship?
  • How does the proposed internship use historical thinking, methods, and skills to address issues of public interest?
  • Who will be the primary internship supervisor(s)? What types of teaching, mentoring, and professional development will they provide for the student?
  • Will this internship be integrated into an existing internship program or is it a stand-alone opportunity?
  • Can this internship, or parts of it, be done remotely? If on-site work is required, what protocols will ensure compliance with CDC safety recommendations for preventing the spread of COVID-19?
  • Can you tailor this internship to undergraduate or graduate expectations and mentorship, or is it best suited for one over the other?
  • Can you contribute funding toward an internship stipend, travel expenses, or housing? This is not a requirement for successful applications.


The deadline for applications is February 1st, 2024.

Please let me know if I can clarify anything, if there are other details needed, or if I should be contacting someone else within your organization. Thank you for taking the time to read this.