The following information is provided by the Student Conservation Association:
History Majors: Interested in obtaining an internship where you can get some hands on experience, travel to exciting historic sites and history spots, and earn money for school?
Then SCA, the Student Conservation Association (www.thesca.org), may have an internship for you! Each year, SCA offers over 2000 expense paid internship opportunities in such fields as living history, interpretation, working with natural and cultural resources, museum, education, working with visitors, and many other academic disciplines. SCA interns spend 12 weeks to 12 months in some of America's most exciting places, including National Parks, Forests, Historic Sites, and other great places. You don't need to be a senior or have a ton of experience to do SCA; SCA interns range in age and have varying degrees of experience.
Some sites where SCA interns have worked:
Death Valley National Park, Living History
Bighole National Battlefield
Minute Man National Historical Park
William Howard Taft National Historic Site
or check out our currenting listing at: http://www.thesca.org/internships_search/
SCA is an expense paid internship program, and offers the following benefits:
Free travel to and from your site
Free housing and biweekly living allowance
Deferment of qualified college loans
AmeriCorps Education Awards