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Ursinus College is located in a diverse region, rich in history. It is also conveniently positioned in the Philadelphia metropolitan area and the northeast corridor from Washington, D.C. to Boston. As a result, our students choose from a wide range of local, regional, and national internships.

53 History students completed internships at the following locations between 2009 and 2018.

Academy of Natural Sciences, PA

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Legal Department, DC

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, PA

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), PA

Bio Pharma Research Council, NJ

Chadds Ford Historical Society, PA  

Chester County Historical Society, PA

China University of Petroleum Archive, Qingdao, China

Community Newspaper Group, NY

DCNR - Ridley Creek State Park, PA

Dilworth Paxson LLP, PA

Dutchess County Clerk’s Office, NY

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historical Site, NY

Farms 42 LLC, Waialua, HI

Hagley Museum and Library, DE

Harvard Historical Society/Fruitlands Museum, MA

Historical Society of Greater Port Jefferson, NY

Irish Strength Club at Notre Dame High School, NJ

Law Offices of Edward J Morris, PA

Law Offices of Stanley J. Ellenberg, PA

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA

Lynmar Capital Group Inc., NJ

Maddax for Judge, PA

Maritime Academy Charter School, PA

Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle, PA

Mullica Township School District, NJ

National Constitution Center, PA

National Museum of the U.S. Navy, DC

NuFITion, PA

Parkhouse, PA

Partners for Families, PA

Pendle Hill, PA

Pennsbury Manor, PA

Pennsylvania State Archives, PA

Pike for Congress, PA

Planet Fitness, PA

Ralph McGehee Intelligence Library, DC

Reading Public Museum, PA

Rockefeller Archive Center, NY

Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center, PA

Stratus Interactive, PA

The British Museum, London, UK

The National Civil War Museum, PA

The Speaker’s House, PA

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies, PA

Town of Brookhaven, NY

Tufts Health Plan, MA

Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees, PA

Viacom (TV Land), NY

Watchung Hills Regional High School, NJ



Find out more about internship and externship opportunities at Ursinus here
Here are some other places History students have completed internships in the past. 

Friedrich Ebert Foundation and Museum 
Heidelberg, Germany

Pottstown Historical Society 
Pottstown, PA

Skippack Historical Society 
Skippack, PA

Trappe Historical Society 
Trappe, PA

Ukrainian Cultural Center 
Philadelphia, PA

United States Navy – Washington Navy Yard Archives 
Washington, DC

Art museums

Berman Museum of Art 
Collegeville PA

Philadelphia Museum of Art 
Philadelphia, PA

Politics/government and law

Chester County District Justice Administration 
West Chester, PA

Finnegan Foundation Internship in State Government 
Harrisburg, PA

Harold E. Viletto Law Associates 
Philadelphia, PA

Montgomery County Planning Commission   
Norristown, PA

Montgomery County Democratic Committee
Norristown, PA

Public history/historic sites/history museums

Custer Battlefield National Monument 
Crow Agency, MT

Daniel Boone Homestead
Amity, PA

Graeme Park
Horsham, PA

Hagley Museum and Eleutherian Mills 
Wilmington, DE

Historic Deerfield 
Deerfield, MA

Kalmar Nykel Museum and New Sweden Center 
Ridley Park, PA

Muhlenberg House 
Trappe, PA

Museum of African-American History 
Philadelphia, PA

National Maritime Museum 
Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Museum
Harrisburg, PA

Pennsylvania State Marker Program
Harrisburg, PA

Pennypacker Mills

Peter Wentz Farmstead
Worcestor, PA

Pottsgrove Manor
Pottstown, PA

Valley Forge National Historic Park 
Valley Forge, PA

Washington’s Crossing State Park
Washington’s Crossing, PA


Girl Scouts of America
Valley Forge, PA

St. Elizabeth Elementary School
Wilmington, DE