Placement

Community partnerships form the core of the public history curriculum, and all students have opportunities to apply their scholarly training to public-facing work. Course projects have included partnerships with the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, Kentucky Historical Society, the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, Parkland Neighborhood Association, Indiana Historical Society, the Shelby Park Neighborhood Association, Archives and Special Collections, City of Sadieville, Scott County Planning Department, and the Indiana Historical Society.

Additionally, students have been placed in internship and post-graduation employment at The Filson Historical Society, the Frazier Museum, Louisville Metro Public Art Commission, Louisville Metro Historic Preservation Commission, the Portland Museum, Locust Grove, Farnsley-Mormon Landing, and others.

William Cummings working at his internship with Archives and Special Collections at the University of Louisville, processing manuscript collections and digitization projects.
William Cummings working at his internship with Archives and Special Collections at the University of Louisville, processing manuscript collections and digitization projects.