Major: American Studies

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading AMST 3281; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Six
Course prerequisites: Instructor consent required.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Junior, 2.00/4.00
Academic work requirement: To be determined by instructor.
Can non-majors receive credit? No
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
When course is offered: Spring
Additional information: May be repeated for credit; No more than eight credits may be earned in a single placement. No more than three credits may be counted towards completion of requirements for the American Studies major.


Sample Internship opportunities for American Studies majors:
Museum Intern, Historical Society Intern, Government Agency Intern, Library Archivist, Non-profit Intern, Legal Intern, Legislative Intern, Think Tank Intern

Sample organizations where American Studies majors have interned:
Project Vote Smart, National Museum of American History, Mystic Seaport, WNPR (Hartford)

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Dr. Christopher Vials, Professor
Austin, Room 118

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences