Undergraduate Research (including Research Assistantships)

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The Department of History encourages undergraduates to engage in research, either by means of a short-term independent project or completion of a thesis leading to research distinction. Many internships in history also involve significant research in real-world settings.

Interested in working directly with a history faculty member on her or his research project? The Department of History maintains a list of research assistantship opportunities, each of which yields between one and three semester hours of credit for History 3193, depending upon the time commitment.

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"Studying history enriches my life daily and makes me a more compassionate and understanding human. I am currently working on a research paper and have been having SO much fun searching through digital archives and working with primary sources," - Carrie Esker, History Major