Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Student Internship Program

Using an early model desktop computer, ca. 1970s.
Using an early model desktop computer, ca. 1970s.
Atmospheric Sciences Department Photographic Collection (P 138). (Click to enlarge)

SCARC staff regularly supervise both undergraduate and graduate students interested in working as unpaid interns within the department. Internships can be designed for academic credit when requested and in collaboration with an intern's major professor. Internships are typically structured to last for one term, but may run longer depending on the project.

In addition to the internship project itself, SCARC interns are required to:

  • Maintain an internship log, including in it the experiences and challenges that they encountered over the course of their project;
  • Complete an internship assessment and self-evaluation;
  • Write at least one blog post about their project, for publication on Speaking of History, the Oregon Multicultural Archives Blog or the Pauling Blog;
  • Create a plan for next steps, if a project is not completed in the original scheduled duration of an internship.

How To Apply

Prospective interns should complete the SCARC Internship Application, which is available at the following locations:

Completed applications should be submitted to Tiah Edmunson-Morton, SCARC Student Internship Program Coordinator.

Past Internships

  • Gerald W. Williams Collection Processing, Summer 2014
  • "OSU History Highlights" Research, Spring 2013
  • "Pauling in Oregon" Documentary History Research, Spring 2013
  • Miracle Theatre Group Records, Winter-Spring 2013
  • St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church Records and Outreach, Spring 2012