Kimberly, an agricultural history PhD student, describes the challenges of her job, what she likes most, her key decisions, how to get into the industry, and her work-life balance. She tells us that she loves exploring the archives because you feel like a detective when you are searching for an answer to a question you posed.
Historians research, analyze, interpret, and present the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources.
Internships offer an opportunity for students to learn practical skills, such as handling and preserving artifacts and creating exhibits. They also allow students to apply their academic knowledge in a hands-on setting. Positions are often available at local museums, historical societies, government agencies, or nonprofit and other organizations.
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