Kutsche Office of Local History

Internship Opportunities in the Local Community

The Kutsche Office of Local History is offering several internship opportunities for Grand Valley students who are passionate about presenting history to a public audience. Internships are open to all students maintaining a GPA of at least a 2.5.  All internships take place in community history organizations that collect and preserve their community’s history. Students accepted into the Kutsche Office of Local History Internship Program will:
  • Discover the Significance of Cultural Institutions to Local Communities
  • Receive Training in Basic Archiving
  • Conduct Research on Historical Documents & Artifacts
  • Participate in the Annual Round Table Meeting of local history organizations
  • Attend a session honoring interns for their achievements
  • Provide feedback on their internship to the incoming group of Kutsche Office Interns
*Some internships may be considered for class credit according to the requirements set up by their department.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should email a cover letter regarding their interests in the prospective internship, their majors, and their interests.  Also attached should be a résumé.  Candidates will go through a short interview process through the Kutsche Office of Local History, then meet with prospective interning organization. Email your information to our office at kutsche@gvsu.edu.


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