Public History majors at UWW complete a 3-credit internship at a local public history site. Interns are matched with a site based on their skills and interests in the field.
Recent internships have included:
Public History Major
Class field trip to Milwaukee including visits to the Milwaukee Public Museum, the 3rd and 5th Wards, and the Lakefront Brewery.
What is Public History?
Public History is for students interested in pursuing a career in history beyond teaching. Public Historians work in museums, archives, the fields of historic preservation, film and digital history, historical consulting, oral history, among others.