Internship in History (HIS498Y5)


HIS498Y5 is an internship course for History specialists, majors, and minors entering their fourth year (applicants from other years may also be considered). The course offers students an opportunity to hone their research skills in work settings outside the university, such as museums, historical societies, and public archives. This is a change to develop skills, contribute to the historical record, and make contact with the local historical community. Over the past several years, students have been placed at Heritage Mississauga, Heritage Toronto, the Oakville Museum, the Holocaust Library, the Canadian Arab Institute, Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (PAMA), the Royal Ontario Museum, The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, the City of Mississauga, and Ministry of Indigenous Relations, among others.

Prerequisite: 5.0 HIS credits and a CGPA of 3.0.

Students must apply to be admitted to this course. To apply, fill out the attached application form and email it to Professor Petrakos by June 15, 2022 for priority consideration.

Please note: Applications received after June 15, 2022 will only be accepted if space is available in the course, which is capped at 12.

If you have additional questions, please contact Professor Petrakos. He would be happy to answer them.

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