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Buchanan Burnham Summer Scholars in Public History Program, Newport Historical Society, Newport, RI

The Buchanan Burnham Summer Scholars in Public History Program is open to students enrolled in a graduate program or preparing to apply. Candidates should have public history experience and familiarity with the early history and material culture of New England. Fellows lead public tours; assist with programs, exhibits and ongoing initiatives; attend training sessions and workshops; and participate in the daily operations of NHS. A significant portion of the fellowship involves a public history project that supports NHS initiatives. Fellows are responsible for offering a public program or writing a paper related to their project or research. NHS has the right of first refusal on any publication resulting from research produced during the fellowship. 35 hrs/wk/11wks, 5/28/19 - 8/9/19; $5,000 stipend; 3 positions available. Application deadline is March 1, 2019.

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