Resources

Suggested Readings and Resources

For Faculty Advisors …

General (All Fields)

Baird, Brian N. The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook. Sixth ed. Boston: Prentice Hall, 2011.

Hesser, Garry. Experiential Education as a Liberating Art. Raleigh, NC: National Society for Internships and Experiential Education, 1990.

Internships: Perspectives on Experiential Learning. Ed., Andrew Ciofalo. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing, 1992.

Archival Studies

Academy of Certified Archivists. Role Delineation Statement.
http://www.certifiedarchivists.org/get-certified/role-delineation-statement/

Bastian, Jeannette A. and Donna Webber. Archival Internships: A Guide for Faculty, Supervisors, and Students (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2008).

Society of American Archivists, “Guidelines for a Graduate Program in Archival Studies,” http://www2.archivists.org/gpas (accessed February 18, 2011).

Library Science

“Guidelines for Practices and Principles in the Design, Operation, and Evaluation of Student Field Experiences,” Association of Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Website, http://www.alise.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=55517 (accessed February 18, 2011).

Public Library Internships: Advice from the Field. Cindy Mediavilla, ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2006.

Roy, Loriene et al. Service Learning: Linking Library Education and Practice. (Chicago: American Library Association, 2009). See especially Chapter 1 (Lorna Peterson, “A Brief History of Service Learning in LIS”).

WebJunction, comp. “Competency Index for the Library Field.” http://www.webjunction.org/documents/webjunction/Competency_Index_for_the_Library_Field.html (accessed February 18, 2011).

Public History

American Historical Association. “Retrieving the Master’s Degree from the Dustbin of History, Appendix 3: Essential Competencies for National Park Services Employees: Historians.” http://www.historians.org/about-aha-and-membership/aha-history-and-archives/archives/retrieving-the-masters-degree-from-the-dustbin-of-history/appendix-3 (accessed March 15, 2011).

Katz, Philip M. American Historical Association. “Public History Employers-What Do They Want?: A Report on the Survey.”http://www.historians.org/perspectives/issues/2003/0309/0309aha6.cfm? (accessed March 15, 2011).

National Council on Public History. “Best Practices in Public History: Public History Internships.” http://ncph.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Internship-Best-Practice.pdf

National Council on Public History. “Best Practices in Public History: The M.A. Program in Public History.” http://ncph.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Grad-Best-Practice.pdf

Museum Studies

ICOM Curricula Guidelines for Museum Professional Development (International Council on Museums, rev. Aug. 28, 2009).http://icom.museum/fileadmin/user_upload/pdf/professions/curricula_eng.pdf

New England Museum Association. Standards and Guidelines for Museum Internships (Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 1993).


For Site Supervisors …

General (All Fields)

Baird, Brian N. The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook. Sixth ed. Boston: Prentice Hall, 2011.

Internships: Perspectives on Experiential Learning. Ed., Andrew Ciofalo. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing, 1992.

Sweitzer, H. Frederick. The Successful Internship: Transformation and Empowerment. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing, 1999.

Archival Studies

Bastian, Jeannette A. and Donna Webber. Archival Internships: A Guide for Faculty, Supervisors, and Students (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2008).

Library Science

“Effective Internships.” Library Personnel News 10.4 (July-Aug. 1996): 2-3.

“Library Internship Programs: Are There Legal Risks?” Library Personnel News 10.3 (May-June 1996): 3-5.

MacLehose, Stew and Lynda Kresge. “Graduate Internships in Libraries: Checklist for Success.” Technicalities 17.9 (Oct. 1997): 12-13.

Public Library Internships: Advice from the Field. Cindy Mediavilla, ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2006.

Public History and Museum Studies

New England Museum Association. Standards and Guidelines for Museum Internships (Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 1993).

Internactive.org (website for posting internship opportunities in museums), http://www.internactive.org/


For Students …

General (All Fields)

Baird, Brian N. The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook. Sixth ed. Boston: Prentice Hall, 2011.

Sweitzer, H. Frederick. The Successful Internship: Transformation and Empowerment. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing, 1999.

Archival Studies

Bastian, Jeannette A. and Donna Webber. Archival Internships: A Guide for Faculty, Supervisors, and Students (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2008).

Library Science
Public Library Internships: Advice from the Field. Cindy Mediavilla, ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2006.Roy, Loriene et al. Service Learning: Linking Library Education and Practice. (Chicago: American Library Association, 2009). See especially Chapter 5 (Sara Albert and A. Arro Smith, “Experiential Education: The Student Role and Experience”).
Public History and Museum Studies
Internactive.org (website for finding internships in museums), http://www.internactive.org/National Council on Public History. Internships. http://ncph.org/cms/careers-training/