Department Chair

  • James C. Harrison
    Professor of History
    Kiernan Hall 228
    (518)783-2353
    harrison@siena.edu

Jobs & Paid Internships

(NOTE:  PAID INTERNSHIPS & ACADEMIC CREDIT: Generally, it is one [pay] or the other [academic credit].  If you wish to get academic credit, you must contact either Dr. Mahar or Dr. Dorsey in the History Department prior to setting up your internship.  If you simply want the internship on your own, or have graduated, apply directly.  Not all of the internships listed below are necessarily paid.  Please check each.)
 
Fenimore Art Museum-Native American Interpreter (posted 4.2.12)
Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum- Chief Educator (posted 3.23.12)
Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum- multiple positions
Albany: USS Slater is hiring part-time tour guides for summer: http://www.ussslater.org/
National Council on Public History: Jobs & Training: http://ncph.org/cms/careers-training/
New York State Historical Association (Cooperstown): http://www.nysha.org/nysha/about_us/jobs
American Historical Association Public History Job Listings and information on Public History as a field (quite comprehensive, includes links government jobs): 
New York Foundation for the Arts, Jobs in the Arts: http://www.nyfa.org/level2.asp?id=54&fid=6&sid=94
New York History Net Jobs: http://www.nyhistory.com/jobs/jobs.htm
New York Historical Society Jobs: http://www.nyhistory.org/about/job-opportunities
National Park Service listing of internships, some paid: http://www.cr.nps.gov/crdi/internships/internotherprog.htm
More internships from the National Park Service: http://www.cr.nps.gov/crdi/internships/moreNPSinternships.htm
 
UNPAID INTERNSHIPS:  There are paid internships available every semester.  Please see Dr. Mahar or Dr. Dorsey for information.