Student Historian interns use the resources of New-York Historical Society to do exciting research and share their scholarship through creative projects. Interns meet with professional staff to learn about careers in the museum, library, and history fields as they work on leadership and academic skills. The theme of the summer is We the People: Democracy from Athens to America.


  • Program type: Internship program
  • Cost: Free
  • Who: Rising 8th or 9th graders who go to school in the NYC metro area; the program caters to students who are economically disadvantaged or on track to be the first to attend college in their family (learn more about eligibility)
  • When: 10am – 3pm, Tuesdays – Thursdays from July 3 to August 8
  • Where: New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
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