Thursday, November 1, 2012

Connections. Perspective. Inspiration. Kentucky History Day Spring 2013 Internship: Education Kentucky Service Corps AmeriCorps The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is a state agency and membership organization that is fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The KHS mission is to engage people in the exploration of the Commonwealth’s diverse heritage by providing connections to the past, perspective on the present and inspiration for the future. Students will participate in a 300-hour internship program with the KHS education team. This internship will consist of assisting with Kentucky’s National History Day program and developing school outreach programs and materials related to it. Administrative responsibilities pertaining to membership, district, state and national contest are also required. The internship will provide one full day of training plus training throughout the internship. Students will also be expected to attend all district contests and state contest of Kentucky’s National History Day. Requirements: Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate (junior or senior standing) or a graduate student. Student must also have a valid driver’s license and be able to travel throughout the state. Project is a minimum of 300 hours. Training begins in December 2012. Projects are on a flexible schedule. Position must be completed by Aug. 31, 2013. Required dates: March 2: Morehead State University, Morehead, Ky. March 9: DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, Ky. March 16: Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Ky. March 23: Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, Ky. March 29: Southeast Community and Technical College, Cumberland, Ky. April 26 and 27: University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky. This is a temporary position, with an educational voucher of $1,132 offered through AmeriCorps, and requires travel. Employee benefits are not available. Housing is not provided. To apply, email cover letter and resume to No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D To become eligible for the $1,132 educational voucher offered through AmeriCorps applicants must also complete and application through Kentucky Campus Compact. Visit and click the Kentucky Service Corps link.