Make the most of your summer by gaining invaluable experience working in an organization that is committed to preserving Scotland's historical monuments and artifacts, or to telling the story of Scotland's history, people and culture.
You’ll spend your first bit of time studying courses that will put your Museum Studies Internship into an academic context including a course from the Scottish History program. One of the courses, Heritage Management, is taught by the former Keeper of Archaeology at National Museums of Scotland. Next, you’ll spend time in your internship placement with an organization in a heritage-related sector that fits your own academic and professional objectives. Internship placement options include heritage sites such as museums, historical architectural sites in major cities and throughout Scotland up into the Highlands.
Past research projects have covered topics such as the political role of the Hope family between the Union of the Crowns and the Union of the Parliament; various topics regarding the Hopetoun House, a historic stately home, including their painting collection, material collections and the role of women at the estate; research, preservation, data analysis and object descriptions for AOC Archaeology, a private archaeology organization; the architecture and furniture of Robert Lorimer and his relationship to Whytock and Reid.
You'll spend your first weeks studying courses with many embedded site visits and three day-long excursions. This will put your heritage internship into an academic context and includes a course from the Scottish Heritage program.
You’ll also complete an academic project based on independent research and your workplace experience. In the final week of the program, you will present and defend your project in an oral examination.
The University of Sydney, Australia’s oldest university, is a large comprehensive university with famous colonial era buildings and an urban campus located in downtown Sydney.
In addition to being recognized as a world class research institution, the University of Sydney offers a full range of courses that include arts and social sciences, architecture, business, engineering, health sciences, music, science and visual arts.
In many ways, the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) represents the type of contrast you will find so fascinating while studying in Australia; a downtown urban campus in Brisbane that is bordered by the Brisbane River and the Botanical Garden providing a combination of modern buildings and a beautiful physical environment; a university that has technology in its name but offers innovative and exciting opportunities in the performing arts, and a creative multi-disciplinary approach to the social sciences and humanities.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a dynamic university that offers study abroad students creative, multi-disciplinary approaches to social sciences, humanities and performing arts in addition to highly innovative technology courses. It’s perfect if you are majoring in media, creative design, fashion, business, education, engineering and IT.
Arcadia University opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:
Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, …
Get to know yourself - then change! Gain a new view of the world and your place in it.
Rely on us for support: 9 centers covering 12 countries worldwide
Boost your résumé – employers AND graduate schools.