Internship Opportunity

Are you interested in a history internship?


University of Miami undergraduate students with a major or minor in History are invited to partner with Southridge High School teachers in history and language arts to enhance the curriculum, deliver creative guest lectures, and mentor students on the road to college. This initiative is designed to produce a mutually beneficial collaboration among high school teachers, UM undergraduates, and high school students. The goal of this initiative is to promote a college-going culture among traditionally under-served high school students; enhance the public school curriculum with innovative lectures and projects; enable UM students to translate their research interests into practical classroom learning; and foster intellectual engagement among the youth of our community.

Program Requirements:

1. Giving three guest lectures over the course of the semester
2. Working with assigned teacher on curricular enhancement for three lesson plans
3. Meeting with assigned teacher five times throughout the semester to discuss curricular plans
4. Mentoring students by talking with them about collegiate culture, study habits, test-taking skills, etc.
5. Work on the Partnership for a minimum of 70 volunteer hours

For more information about applying, visit the website of the Office of Civic and Community Engagement.