Internships & Employment

Internships & Employment

Grove City College history students intern at wide variety of museums, historical sites, businesses and not-for-profit organizations. Recent internships include:

     • National Center for Public Policy Research
     • Pennsylvania Family Institute
     • Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
     • FreedomWorks
     • Heritage Foundation
     • Flagship Niagara
     • Fort Pitt Museum
     • Harper’s Ferry
     • Heinz History Center
     • Old Sturbridge Village
     • The Pennsylvania State Archives
     • The Smithsonian
     • Library of Congress
     • Archaeological work in Italy, Macedonia and Tunisia

Internship experiences – Read first-hand accounts of students' internship experiences.
Internship resources – Click to find hands-on experience opportunities locally and abroad.

Students graduating with a B.A. in history are well poised for careers in:

  • Law enforcement
  • Teaching in public secondary schools and private Christian schools of all grade levels
  • The military
  • Journalism
  • Local historical societies
  • Regional historical associations
  • Museums
  • Archives
  • Historical preservation and restoration
  • Business
  • Human resources
  • Public relations



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Lucy Reeher '13 Internship Experience

​Read about Lucy Reeher's '13 internship experience at the Ramsey County Historical Society in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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History Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in Secondary Education

​Students majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education  social studies take courses specific to the history major along with the required liberal arts and education core.​​

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B.A. in History

​Students will be able to research, write and defend a variety of historical theories and movements and will be prepared for graduate work and employment in a wide array of disciplines and industries.

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History Major Leading to 7-12 Teaching Certification in Secondary Social Studies

Students studying history at Grove City College may also prepare for careers in teaching and education by majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education social studies.

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Minor in History

​This minor integrates well with a variety of other disciplines such as sociology, political science and economics.

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Minor in Interdisciplinary Classics

​Requirements include 21 credit hours of English, Greek, history, philosophy, political science and Latin.

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