Monday, January 23, 2012

Internship - Filson Historical Society

The Filson Historical Society is pleased to announced that we are currently accepting applications for the 2012 summer H. F. Boehl Internship. Eligible applicants should either be currently enrolled in or have recently completed a graduate program in history, library science, or a related field. The tenure of internship is a one to three month summer residence with an award of $1,200 per month. The Filson Historical Society collects, preserves, and tells the significant stories of Kentucky, the Ohio Valley region, and the Upper South with particularly strong collections in the frontier, antebellum, and Civil War periods of Kentucky history. The Boehl intern will work with appropriate curatorial staff in the Special Collections and Manuscripts department to process and provide access to historic manuscript collections in a dynamic research environment.

The application deadline is February 15, 2012.

For more information about the application process, please see or contact Dr. Glen Crothers, Director of Research,, 502-635-5083.