Richard Bowler, Ph. D. Professor and acting Director Graduate Program in History (410) 546-6003 email@example.com
Salisbury University 1101 Camden Avenue Salisbury, MD 21801
Graduate Assistantships in History
In addition to a number of paid assistantships available through the Office of Graduate Studies, students who have been admitted into the Master’s program in History, are eligible for a number of assistantships specifically designed to enhance their preparation for careers related to the field of historical studies. All our assistantships come with tuition remission and a stipend and are limited to a maximum of 20hr/week. Call for applications is sent out to admitted students once or twice a year from the Graduate Director. Currently, we are able to offer 4 competitive assistantships in Archival Management, Museum Studies, and the Public Humanities.
The recently created Public Humanities assistantship offers an excellent pre-professional development opportunity to students interested in public history, community outreach, and nonprofit careers. Students work with the Public Humanities committee (composed of professors from across the University) in designing, organizing, and promoting events that use the methods of the Humanities to promote a better public awareness of marginalized groups and issues. Public Humanities GA work for instance with events related to Native American Heritage Month, Women’s History Month, African American Month, and more. More information on Public Humanities assistantships at the Ward Museum...
While we are continuously working towards the creation of new paid assistantships for our students, there are other ways Graduate students in history can work towards their pre-professional preparation:
Complete an Internship through theHIST 625 courseand receive course credit hours.
Pursue a specialOral History Internshipusing the new equipment and resources at the Nabb Center
Attend freepre-professional development workshopsoffered several time a year by the Graduate Faculty on a variety of topics (write a strong CV, apply to PhD programs, careers outside of academia, presenting at conferences…)