National Contest Summer Internship (application period closed)


  • You must be a past NHD Contest participant (at the local, state, or national level).
  • You must be enrolled in college and have completed at least two years.
  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • Any major can apply.
  • You must be able to join the national office by May 29th and stay through the end of June.

National History Day provides:

  • Housing in an apartment-like setting. Housing is near the College Park Metro stop, with easy access to downtown Washington, D.C., and our interns usually spend their weekends sightseeing.
  • A modest spending allowance.

Interns must provide:

  • Transportation to and from Maryland.
  • Spending money to tour Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas.

Applications were due March 9, 2018. Applicants will be notified of the decision in early April.

2018 Summer Internship Application

The application period for 2018 contest internships is now closed.