As a history major or minor you have many exciting opportunities to learn outside the classroom through internships, study-aboard programs, and grants for research trips. You can contribute to or lead our very own Chicago Journal of History or prepare for graduate studies in law, history, and more.
Companies, start-ups, nonprofits, government agencies, and school districts all need your amazing critical-thinking, research, and writing skills. You are encouraged to work with the undergraduate program coordinator and preceptors to find exciting internships in the city of Chicago and beyond. We constantly receive information about internships from many institutions throughout the year; join firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about them all.
- Career Advancement is the university's main office for information on jobs, internships, research, recruitment, and hiring.
- College Center for Scholarly Advancement can help with scholarships, fellowships, and research opportunities.
- Human Rights Internships are offer about thirty students per year the a change to explore human rights in practice, around the world.
- Kimpton Fellows Program offers paid year-long employment in companies, nonprofits, government agencies, education, social service, and foundations.
- UChicago Public Interest Program (UCPIP) is a one-year fellowship program that places talented graduates in public interest work and supports them with mentoring and professional development seminars throughout the year.
- University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program is a two-year graduate program accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education that awards a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree.