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Best Practices for Developing History Internships
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This webinar will give you tips and strategies for creating an internship program that both you and your interns will get something out of.

10/24/2017
When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
3:00 PM
Where: United States
Presenter: Amy Rohmiller
Contact: Amber Mitchell
615.320.3203


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Creating an internship program at your historic site can not only benefit your organization, but should also benefit your interns and lets you help develop the next generation of history professionals. This webinar will give you tips and strategies for creating an internship program that both you and your interns will get something out of. We’ll cover the ethics of internships, best practices for managing interns, and a look at some common challenges and possible solutions. You’ll leave with ideas you can use at every organization, no matter its size.

About the Instructor:

Amy Rohmiller is the AmeriCorps Coordinator at the Ohio History Connection.  In this position she recruits, trains, and manages members and host sites for the Ohio History Service Corps, an AASLH award-winning program. She also works with the rest of the Local History Services department to share knowledge and technical assistance with Ohio’s local history community. She previously coordinated Ohio’s statewide commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. Prior to joining the Ohio History Connection, Amy worked as an Education Assistant at Dayton History and as an Ohio History Service Corps Member. She received a BA in History from Case Western Reserve University and an MA in Public History from Middle Tennessee State University.