Get an internship at the Office of the Bicentennial
The IU Bicentennial offers a wide variety of internship opportunities for IU students, on all IU campuses, at all levels of study, and from any discipline. Bicentennial Interns complete project-based research and deliver special, one-time project outcomes defined by the Office of the Bicentennial, project supervisors, and mentors. Available internships are defined below. Our internships are typically one semester long and average from 10 hours per week. Internships are paid and provide the IU Bicentennial with content and program development, and provide the intern with critical job experience.
Paid internships are available for fall, spring, and summer semesters.
Mary Brown Craig Bicentennial Intern in Women’s History (supported by the IU Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council)
This intern researches significant women, women’s achievements, and women’s movements in the history of Indiana University from all campuses. Research may focus on students, faculty, staff, alumni, and/or community partners; curriculum; organizational developments; trends and other topics as they relate to women at IU. Specific project interests for Fall 2018: women in professional schools, women in regional campuses, and women at IUPUI.
Student Life Intern
This internship focuses on research related to the student experience at IU including residential life, Greek life, student organizational development, and athletics. Specific project interests for Fall 2018: Invisible Stories history of Latino/a faculty/staff; Women and Minority Bridging the Visibility Gap; and stories of IU Bloomington staff.
Organizational History Intern
This internship researches the development of IU organizations, units, and storied programs across any campus and any time period in IU’s history. Specific project interests for Fall 2018: history of student government; history of IU Graduate School.
Special Spaces and Places Intern
This internship researches physical spaces, buildings, grounds, both on and beyond IU’s campuses that have significant historical value and connection to the university. Specific project interests for Fall 2018: The Named Spaces of IU; Bloomington history and commerce; and definitive regional campus history.
Vital Research Intern
This internship focuses on uncovering major discoveries, inventions, and scholarly achievements from IU’s past (across any campus, school, department, or center), developing historically and scientifically accurate depictions of these accomplishments, and translating them for modern and public audiences. Specific project interests for Fall 2018: Will Counts; and Lynton Keith Caldwell.
Signature Project Intern
Advanced students will be selected to assist with administration, organization, and support for Bicentennial signature projects. Examples include: Museum of IU.