Friday, January 16, 2015


FREE GMAT/GRE Info Session

You're invited to a free GMAT/GRE Info Session. We'll be explaining what to expect on test day and answering any graduate school-related questions. We'll also be demonstrating test-taking strategies to help you succeed.

Brigham Young University

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

GRE: 5-6PM (Tanner W122)
GMAT: 6-7PM (Tanner W122)

Friday, January 23, 2015
GMAT: Noon-1PM (Location TBD, we will send email and please check online)
GRE: 1PM-2PM (Location TBD, we will send email and please check online)

Click here to register for Brigham Young University Info Sessions


Angela Ahn
Olympus Test Prep
(801) 636-7669

BYU Career Fair Volunteers Wanted!

Help Wanted!!! We are seeking student volunteers for the BYU General Career Fair. We know many classes require or at least encourage service hours throughout the semester, and the Career Fair is a great chance for students to not only get some hours in, but also be around many businesses recruiters at companies they might be interested in.

The Fair is Thursday, January 29 from 9am- 3pm. We need a variety of volunteers throughout the day, and each slot is only 1 hour. Whether students just want to fit in some time between classes, or have a larger block of time, there is no maximum or minimum time for volunteering.

Interested students can either contact me directly at or else go to > events > workshops/volunteering, and then search General Career Fair. There, they simply sign up for a slot they are interested in.

This is a wonderful opportunity and we encourage all interested students to sign up. 

Betsy Zatarain

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Winter 2015 Internship Opening!

Research and Curate World War II Propaganda Posters for the History Department

Intern will research WWII propaganda posters from Japan, India, Australia, and the United States. Theses poster will be going on displayed in the Joseph Fielding Smith Building (JFSB) second floor hall way.  Interns will be responsible for researching and writing up informative text labels that will accompany each poster on display. Duties will also include helping with the acquiring and installation of each work. This internship is for Winter 2015 for 1.0-2.0 credit hours.

Dr. Aaron Skabelund:

·         Self-Motivated
·         Dedicated
·         Good writing Skills
·         Able to add 1-2 credits to their schedule this semester
·         Interested in War Propaganda Posters


Interested Student can apply by emailing their resumes to Tiffany Wixom at

NSSA Application

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Udall Foundation 2015 Internship and Scholarship Program

The Udall Foundation is pleased to announce our 2015 internship and scholarship program opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native students

The Native American Congressional Internship program is a fully-funded, ten-week summer internship in Washington, DC, for American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate, graduate and law students. Interns work in congressional and agency offices where they have opportunities to research legislative issues important to tribal communities, network with public officials and experience an insider’s view of the federal government. The Foundation provides airfare, housing, per diem, and a $1,200 educational stipend. The application deadline is January 31, 2015.  For an application and information about complimentary webinars, please see our “Apply” page.

The Udall Scholarship program awards $5,000 merit-based scholarships for college sophomores and juniors seeking a career in tribal health, tribal public policy, or the environment. Two- and four-year college students are encouraged to apply. Scholars participate in a five-day Orientation in Tucson, AZ, to learn from and network with experts, their peers, and members of the Udall family. The award includes life-time membership in the Udall alumni community, a vibrant community offering job and internship opportunities, support for public service initiatives, and intellectual discussion. Applications must be submitted through a Udall faculty representative at the student's college or university. The application deadline is March 4, 2015. A faculty representative directory and schedule of free webinars can be found on the “Apply” page.

The Udall Foundation honors Morris K. Udall’s thirty years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives and Stewart L. Udall’s service as Secretary of the Interior. Both men worked tirelessly for the rights of American Indian and Alaska Native peoples. Since 1996, 110 tribes have been represented in the scholarship and internship programs.

We encourage you to visit our website at and join our Facebook group Native Education @ Udall Foundation. There, you’ll find our alumni profiles, tips for the applications, and more. We are eager to hear from interested students, faculty, staff and educational partners directly by email or phone. Thank you for your time and assistance. We look forward to working with you!

Destiny Khalil, Internship Program Manager                                Paula Randler, Scholarship Program Manager  520-901-8561                                                       520-901-8564

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Church History Library Internships - Winter 2015

Joseph Smith Papers Project and Church Historic Sites Internships 

Winter 2015 internships at the Church History Library! 

If you are interested in applying for one of our internships spots with the Joseph Smith Papers Project, you can submit your  cover letter and resume today. All majors are welcome to apply. 

To apply
To apply, please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter to Tiffany Wixom at by December 1, 2014Please use this sample resume as a resource if you need guidance on how to format your resume or what to include. Please be sure to include details of your work experience, skills, and experience, especially as they relate to the job description of this internship. Usually interviews are held in the History Department's main office but this semester interviews will be conducted on the phone.  

IMPORTANT: This internship requires a time commitment of 7-10 hours per week over the course of  Winter 2015 semester. It is preferred that students devote one full day to the internship (for example working from 8-5 pm every Tuesday) rather than splitting it up between multiple days since it does require that you commute to Salt Lake City. If you apply, it is expected that you will have room in your schedule to accommodate these hours. Please indicate in your cover letter what day you plan on working.You will also be expected to register for 3.0 credits of History 199R.  DO NOT APPLY IF YOU CANNOT ACCOMMODATE THIS SCHEDULE.

Church History Library
15 East North Temple Street 
Salt Lake City, UT 84150

Joseph Smith Papers Project – The JSPP is looking for 5-6 interns for an internship that will provide them with actual hands-on experience with documentary editing tasks such as document transcription, transcription verification, preparation of documents for web publication, research for document annotation, back matter preparation, and source checking. For a more detailed description,  Click Here.

Historic Sites Division – The Historic Sites Division is looking for 2-3 interns to help them research historic buildings and landmarks that have significance in LDS Church history.

Funding and Aid
Students employed as interns at the CHL are eligible for a reduced-rate UTA bus pass. The Department of History will also have a few needs-based grants to award to our student interns this semester. More information about how to apply for one of these internship grants is forthcoming.

Please contact the History Internship Coordinator with any questions:

Tiffany Wixom 
2130F JFSB

Guns, Scrolls, and Swords: Samurai Identities in Early Modern Japan

To celebrate the beginning of a year-long exhibit in the main-floor gallery of the Harold B. Lee Library entitled "Guns, Scrolls, and Swords: Samurai Identities in Early Modern Japan," a lecture and reception will be held Thursday November 6 at 3:00 PM in the first floor auditorium of the Lee Library. Speakers will include Dr. Paul Hyer, a pioneering faculty member in Asian studies at BYU who donated a set of samurai armor that will be displayed in the exhibit; Dr. Jack Stoneman of Asian and Near Eastern Languages; and Dr. Aaron Skabelund of the History Department. Stoneman's and Skabelund’s students have been working hard to prepare materials and information for the exhibit of samurai-related materials from the Lee Library's collections and items loaned by community members. 

Thursday, October 16, 2014

MOA Internships

Internships available for

Interested full-time students are invited to apply for the limited number of internships offered in each of the BYU Museum of Art's departments: 

Education and Public Programs
Exhibition Design

Interns are required to register for three credit hours under the direction of a faculty adviser in their department, with a twelve-hour per week commitment to the MOA throughout semester.  Please note that the application deadline for Winter 2015 it is due November 5th

Information and application forms are available at  Per instructions on the MOA website, applications should be submitted electronically to 

For more information on how you can get credit contact Tiffany Wixom, History Department Internship Coordinator, at or stop by her office in room 2130F JFSB.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Essay Contest

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration
BYU Student Essay Contest

Fifty years ago the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway. In retrospect this honor seems more than fitting but at the time, as King recognized, the movement he represented had not yet brought America to a place of peace, brotherhood, and freedom for all its people. Moreover, the nonviolent tactics he espoused upset the “peace” many whites experienced under segregation, while others wondered how long blacks could continue to so courageously suffer in what King referred to as the “creative battle to end the long night of racial injustice.”

We invite you to explore King’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech (given December 10, 1964) and to write an essay of 777 words or less discussing how King framed America’s struggle for racial equality, its place in the larger scope of human history, and its connection to the cause and values of world peace. You might also consider the degree to which King’s vision as expressed in his acceptance speech has been realized in the United States and the larger world. The text of the speech can be found here:

Submit your essay no later than Friday January 9th to
 as a Word attachment. Please include the following information with your submission: your name, year in school, major, home town, email address, and phone number.

The first place winner will receive $150 and the opportunity to read her/his essay at the MLK Commemoration on January 19, 2015. The second and third place winners will receive $60 and $40, respectively. (Previous first place winners are not eligible.)

Questions about the essay contest can be directed to the above email.

Friday, October 3, 2014

SAR Call For Applications

Call for Applicants: SAR Museum Studies Internships

School for Advanced Research (SAR)
Post Office Box 2188
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2188
(505) 954-7200

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Internship

The Museum’s internship program enables qualified candidates to learn about the Holocaust as well as the way the Museum operates. Interns take part in hands-on projects and work directly with Holocaust scholars and Museum professionals. To apply, please complete the online application form.


Below are some of the tasks our interns assist with
Academic Publications
Edit materials submitted for the Journal of Holocaust and Genocide Studies as well as books and monographs the Museum publishes.
Draw up renovation plans on an architectural database, learn about requisitions for materials in line with federal guidelines, and produce reports regarding Museum signage.
Respond to research requests, including conducting reference interviews, accessing materials from storage, and preparing new finding aids, historical summaries, and other research tools.
Center for the Prevention of Genocide
Support the Museum’s genocide prevention program, including research, outreach activities, and administrative tasks.
Accession artifacts, prepare exhibition materials, and support the textile conservation labs.
Spotlight potential markets for Museum advertising, create press packets surrounding public programs and exhibitions, and respond to visiting members of the media.
Research potential corporate members and grantors for Museum programs.
Digital Engagement
Create content for and maintain Museum website and support social media initiatives.
Select and organize images for teachers to use in classrooms nationwide, write text for inclusion in teacher handbooks, and respond to teacher inquiries.
Plan and install special exhibitions, rotate and maintain artifacts in the Permanent Exhibition, and conduct research for exhibitions.
External Affairs
Draft letters to foreign government offices, plan conference materials, and create directories of Holocaust-related services and organizations. Knowledge of German, Yiddish, French, Russian, or Eastern European languages is helpful.
Film and Video Archives
Organize, research, and update records for historical film and video footage, prepare reference materials and finding aids, and provide background research on footage in the collection.
Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center
Work on a geographic finding database, assist the public in using the Museum’s digital Survivors Registry, and answer inquiries.
Develop resources that facilitate access to print and electronic materials, highlight individual items through presentations and film screenings, and create content for Library web pages.
Photo Archives
Organize photographs into collections, including identifying people and places, creating accession records, and helping visitors and staff locate specific images for their research.
Records Management
Organize and document the history of the Museum itself.
Senior Historian
Respond to scholarly questions and follow the release of new materials in Holocaust studies. Knowledge of German, Yiddish, Russian, or an Eastern European language is desirable.


Most internships are unpaid and usually last for one semester. Flexible schedules are generally available. The Museum strives for a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. United States citizenship is not required for internships.
To apply, please complete the online application form.
Application Deadlines
  • Summer internships: March 1
  • Fall internships: July 1
  • Winter/Spring internships: October 15