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 Fall 2017 internships are defined below. Our internships are typically one semester long and average from 8 to 12 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 2017: women in professional schools, women in regional campuses, women at IUPUI, and women’s athletics.
Invisible Stories Intern
This internship focuses on bridging the visibility gap for minorities and other underrepresented voices in the history of Indiana University. Research may focus on students, faculty, staff, alumni, and/or community partners; curriculum; organizational developments; trends and other topics. Specific project interests for Fall 2017: history of Latino/a faculty/staff; Native Americans at IU; Black Communities of Bloomington; International Voices at IU; GLBTQ+ Histories at IU; history of IUB Asian Culture Center; diversity in IUB Greek life: histories of National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) chapters and Multi-Cultural Greek Council (MCGC) chapters.
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 2017: The Evolution of Women’s Basketball Uniforms, History of Greek Life Across IU, diversity in IUB Greek life: histories of National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) chapters and Multi-Cultural Greek Council (MCGC) chapters.
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 2017: Philanthropy at IU; Units with Anniversaries in 2017 and 2018; history of IU’s multi-campus system; history of IU Graduate School; history of the College of Arts and Sciences; Legal History of IU.
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 2017: The Named Spaces of IU.
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 2017: Faculty Research Through the Years; pedagogical history of IU.
Signature Project Intern
Advanced students will be selected to assist with administration, organization, and support for Bicentennial signature projects. Examples include: Public Arts Intern, Symposia Interns, and Time Capsule Interns. Specific Projects for Fall 2017: Public Arts, Title VI at 60 Symposia, and Time Capsule.