Grants and Internships
A number of local, national and international pre-professional opportunities are available for Stetson University history majors during the course of their undergraduate studies. Many of these programs are exclusive to Stetson University students and are designed to facilitate hands-on learning and thinking outside of the classroom.
ICON, the journal for ICOHTEC, an international organization for the history of technology, offers opportunities for history majors to spend a semester as an editorial intern.
Mount Vernon Internship
The Mount Vernon Internship is a competitive program, allowing students to work as full-time historic trades interpreters while living on the grounds of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate during a 10-week period of the summer. Field trips to other historic sites and museums in the region are provided.
Stetson University Research Experience
Stetson University Research Experience (SURE) grants are awarded each year to outstanding undergraduate students to support their research over the summer. Grant recipients within the history department have presented their work at national conferences, including one most recently in New Mexico.
The Washington Semester
The Washington Semester allows students to live and learn in our nation's capital. Students will earn four credits through independent research or elective and four credits through internship.
The West Volusia Historical Society
The West Volusia Historical Society offers a host of experiential opportunities to history majors.