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Our interns gain firsthand experience in their positions. They acquire skills that can be used in the classroom and future career endeavors.

Internship Testimonials

“This has been an overall great experience for me and I can’t wait to see what the future holds.” –Christina Carey (Winter Garden Heritage Foundation)

“My time in this internship has taught me a lot about collaboration and time management.” –Mike Burke (Florida Historical Quarterly Podcast)

“The amount of skills I obtained at this internship was substantial and will help me greatly in the history profession, which is something I am very grateful for.” –Drew Padgett (Florida Historical Quarterly)

Want to read about internships in action? Visit our Intern Blogs.

Current Intern Blogs (Spring 2024)



Intern Blogs from the Recent Past

Fall 2023

  • Marena Fox-Hart (Undergraduate)- LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida
  • Grayson Garner (Undergraduate)- City of Orlando / Greenwood Cemetery Walking Tour
  • Pauline Rivera (Undergraduate)- PRINT (People, Religion, Information Networks, and Travel)
  • Sarah Bousfield (Graduate)- Edible Education Experience / Emeril Lagasse Foundation Kitchen House and Culinary Garden
  • Sarah Boye (Graduate)- City of Orlando / Greenwood Cemetery Walking Tout
  • Jared Freedline (Graduate)- RICHES / Hungerford School History Harvest
  • Zuriel Hernandez (Graduate)- Veterans Legacy Program (VLP)
  • Adaeze Nwigwe (Graduate)- HERstory Internship – Orange County Regional History Center
  • Brett Nystrom (Graduate)- Museum of Military History in Osceola County
  • Tom O’Shields (Graduate)- Shadow Soldiers Project
  • Casey Wolf (Graduate)- PRINT (People, Religion, Information Networks, and Travel)


Summer 2023

Spring 2023

Fall 2022

  • Carson Maschmeier (Undergraduate) – Veterans History Project
  • Lynda Nguyen (Undergraduate) – Maitland Art & History Museums
  • Sebastian Garcia (Undergraduate) – Florida Frontiers Podcast
  • Asmara Cortes (Graduate) – UCF Special Collections

Summer 2022

Spring 2022

Fall 2021

  • Abigail Ayres (Undergraduate) – Florida Conference of Historians
  • Patrick Callaghan (Undergraduate) -Battle of Olustee Project
  • Trinity Cruz (Undergraduate) – UCF Special Collections and University Archives
  • Janine Galindo (Graduate) – Friends of Casa Feliz and RICHES
  • Edward Mosniak (Undergraduate) – Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens
  • Trisha Patterson (Undergraduate) – Florida Conference of Historians
  • Mario Presutti (Undergraduate) – Kalispell City Council Member Research Assistant
  • John Rose (Undergraduate) – Johnson’s Dictionary Online

Summer 2021

Spring 2021

  • Jamie Black (Undergraduate) – Broward County League of Voters
  • William Breska (Undergraduate) – UCF Community Veterans History Project
  • Maria Julia Cabail (Graduate) – Spanish Civil War Memory Project
  • Trevor Colaneri (Graduate) – 3D Laser Scanning / Photogrammetry
  • Scott Galloway (Graduate) – UCF Special Collections/COVID 19 Memory Project
  • Abigail Geraci (Undergraduate) – Olustee Civil War Research
  • Jacqueline Huss (Undergraduate) – UCF Community Veterans History Project
  • David McAfee (Undergraduate) – Olustee Civil War Research
  • Gabriel Mercado (Undergraduate) – UCF Community Veterans History Project
  • Mario Presutti (Undergraduate) – Wyoming State Legislature
  • Eamon Quinn (Undergraduate) – Bending Toward Justice
  • Krystina Yeager (Undergraduate) – PRINT: People, Religion, Information Networks, and Travel

Fall 2020

Summer 2020


Archived Intern Blogs