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 Spring 2019: women in professional schools, women in regional campuses, and women at IUPUI.
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 Spring 2019: shared governance, Fort Wayne 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 Spring 2019: David Baker and Rolla Neil Harger.
Signature Project Intern
Advanced students will be selected to assist with administration, organization, and support for Bicentennial signature projects. Examples include: Museum of IU, Bicentennial Race, and the Lilly Library.