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 with research abilities an opportunity to apply them in work settings outside the university such as museums, historical societies and public archives. This is a chance 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, 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 (please click here) and email it to Professor Elspeth Brown at by May 15th, 2020 for priority consideration.

Please Note: Applications received after May 15th, 2020 will only be accepted if space is available in the course, which is capped at 12.

If you have additional questions please contact Professor Brown.

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Link to the Timetable.