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Internship Opportunities

Whether the student plans on a career in public history, needs some hands-on exploration of career options, or just wants some pre-professional experience on the resume, Avila's internship program in history is a useful choice. Student interns receive three hours of credit for working in local historical archives, museums, or sites performing a variety of functions. Some of the projects student interns have done include:

  • digging out historical information for a museum exhibit about dairy farming,
  • designing and assembling a traveling trunk to teach about Civil War medicine,
  • cataloging photos and personal records about life in the suburbs and
  • photographing historic buildings.

Among the local historical institutions that provide internships are:

  • Johnson County Historical Museum
  • John Wornall House Museum
  • Jackson County Historical Society and
  • National Archives and Records Center

The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

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