Name of Engagement
"Internship in History" course
The History department has a course, "Internship in History" - This year alone, eighteen students interned in settings including the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, the National D-Day Memorial, the Virginia Quilt Museum, the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, the Suffolk County Historical Society, the 116th Infantry Regiment Museum, the Frontier Culture Museum, and the Lucy Simms Project, a collaboration between a team of JMU students and the Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project to create the permanent exhibit “Celebrating Simms” at the local Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center.
Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Participants External to JMU
Academic Year AY '15-'16
Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)
Areas of Engagement
Civic Engagement, Engaged Learning