Internships & Opportunities

The College of Liberal Arts encourages undergraduate students to participate in internships to prepare for their future careers. Students can apply the core skills they learn in their degree programs—how to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively—in real-world professional settings. 

The college actively collaborates with Temple’s Career Center and employers across a range of fields and industries to help cultivate professional development opportunities for its students. Additionally, Temple’s location in Philadelphia allows students to pursue internships across an array of organizations in the region.

Explore how an internship can help expand your opportunities after graduation


The skills gained from a liberal arts degree are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. Apply the experience and knowledge acquired in the History BA program to your professional pursuits across many organizations and industries, including academics, cultural institutions, government agencies or the social sciences. The versatility of this program’s curriculum helps you graduate with valuable skill sets sought by many employers.

A History degree helps prepare graduates for a professional career in business, education, government, law and more. Students have interned at organizations such as the Constitution Center and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, both located in Philadelphia. The city's rich heritage provides multiple opportunities for students to pursue their interests.

History BA graduates have pursued successful careers as 

  • database administrators,
  • diplomats,
  • educators,
  • filmmakers,
  • historians,
  • lawyers,
  • military officers,
  • museum curators,
  • public health professionals and
  • public policy experts.

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