Student Opportunities

PRIZES AND AWARDS

Prizes are awarded annually to history students in recognition of scholastic achievements, accomplishments and proficiency.

HONORS PROGRAM

Honors projects provide an opportunity for students to integrate their education and focus it via a significant research and writing project, including a challenging oral defense.

RESEARCH FUNDING

The History Department has funding available to help defray expenses incurred by students for their research projects.

Jobs and Internships

The Twin Cities are a valuable resource, and students work in many local archives, including the Minnesota Historical Society, Immigration History Research Center, Social Welfare History Archives, YMCA National Archives, and Jewish Historical Archive.

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Jemma Brown '11 won the Kathleen Rock Hauser Prize in Women's History.

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Peter Wright '11 interned as a breaking news reporter at The Oklahoman and for “Almanac” at Twin Cities Public Television