College Internships/Teaching Assistants
The National History Academy is seeking interns from history, government, and pre-law programs, and students on a teaching track, from colleges and universities across the nation for an unpaid internship to mentor students in our online classrooms. Interns will receive training and have the opportunity to participate in our unique place-based curriculum. Please read the Internship Job Description for more information.
From Monday to Friday each week, teachers and interns will spend approximately three to five hours a day guiding students through our unique curriculum.
Teachers and Interns who are selected for National History Academy Online must participate in the teacher training week (June 28 to July 2) and at least two of the following, but preferably all four of these weeks:
- July 5 to July 9
- July 12 to July 16
- July 19 to July 23
- July 26 to July 30
Teachers and Interns should apply as soon as possible but no later than June 15, 2021.
To Apply for a teaching assistant position, please send an email with your cover letter and resume attached to Michelle Burrelli, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Must have regular access to a reliable computer
- An internet connection. High-speed broadband access is highly recommended
- An email account
- Speakers or headphones to hear audio from a computer
A reasonable level of computer literacy, including proficiency with the following (at a minimum):
- Using a keyboard and mouse
- Sending and receiving email
- Using common software applications including, but not limited to those found in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) or similar office suites such as Google Apps
- Recording video presentations with your computer camera and microphone and uploading to video hosting services such as YouTube
- Using a text editor (changing fonts, inserting links, using spell check, etc.)
- Saving and retrieving files in different formats (.docx, .pdf, .pptx, etc.)
- Installing and updating software and apps
- Selecting, copying, and pasting text
- Accessing the Internet using a web browser such as Chrome or Firefox
- Resetting basic browser settings (clearing cache/history, cookies, etc)
- Performing basic Internet searches with appropriate search terms
- Locating and copying web addresses/URLs
- Browsing for files to attach and upload; extracting zip files
- Using a webcam, microphone and speakers to participate in virtual meetings/classrooms.