Category Archives: Humanities Internship

Summer Research in Berlin

Ian Gavigan ’14 spent six weeks of his summer research fellowship working in archives and libraries in Berlin, Germany. He didn’t spend all his time there buried in old newspapers. Here, Ian enjoys a late afternoon in Berlin’s neighbor to … Continue reading

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Du Bois Project – Updates!

Hi all, it’s Alexandra again writing to update you from The Du Bois project here at Penn. (www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMB57_Tindley_Temple) Since my last post, it’s been a busy and wonderful couple weeks! I love this work because I am constantly able to … Continue reading

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Deep Plays: Notes on the (intern for the) 2013 Fringe Festival

So far this summer, I’ve mastered getting up at 8:30am, stuffing a haphazardly mixed helping of granola and yogurt into my mouth by 9:00am,  and stumbling out into the sweltering sun of the apartments by 9:07am. Beads of sweat steadily … Continue reading

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Working at the National Museum of American Jewish History

Hey! I’m Rilka Spieler. I’m a rising senior and a history major at Haverford. This summer I’m interning at the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH–I know, a great acronym). Before I talk about some of the exciting things … Continue reading

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And Pig Iron Came Tumbling After

Hey world, I’ve been waiting for this to be unclassified: my much-anticipated PAY UP 2013 tumblr has finally gone public: payup2013.tumblr.com I mentioned last time that I’ve been doing publicity and social media for this fall’s production of PAY UP, … Continue reading

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From “Trust, Concern, and Respect” to Trafficking Antiquities

Hello! I’m Jenna McKinley, a rising junior. I’m spending the summer working with Haverford’s collection of Ancient Greek vases, in preparation for an exhibition in the fall of 2014. An alum from the Class of 1940 donated the vases to … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Orchestra Music Business Internship

Hi everyone! My name is Bruce Leto and I am currently a rising senior at Haverford College. I am a Music Major with a concentration in Piano Performance. I play classical piano and have performed in many competitions and performances … Continue reading

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Bringing History to Life: W.E.B. Du Bois and Philadelphia’s Seventh Ward

  Hi all! My name is Alexandra Wolkoff, and I am a rising senior (yikes!) here at Haverford. With the support of the Philadelphia Partners Internships program sponsored by the John B. Hurford Humanities Center, I am spending this summer … Continue reading

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Knights in Shining Armor: Internship at the Higgins Armory Museum

I’m Elizabeth Peters, a linguistics major having just finished my sophomore year, and this summer I’m interning in the curatorial department at the Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts. I first visited the museum this past January, when a friend … Continue reading

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On the Stereo[graph]: Internship at the Library Company of Philadelphia

Returning my Tri-Pod ordered tomes on medieval medicine to Magill, clearing my computer of the multiple drafts of papers and paragraphs cluttering Word doc folders, and having taken my last trip to Haverford’s Special Collections, I felt a deep sense … Continue reading

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