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Department of History
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 344
Phone: 785-628-4248
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History Student Resources

Research Resources for History Students
The Department of History supports the independent research of undergraduates. Original archival research will strengthen your organizational, analytical and writing skills; plus it’s fun to learn new things about a historical site, person, or event. If you’re interested in working on one of the ongoing research projects, please contact Kim Perez.

Journals & Databases
Forsyth Library Electronic Journals & Newspapers
Forsyth Library Databases
Chicago Manual of Style

History Sites on the Web
Best of History Web Sites
Library of Congress
Library of Congress: Teachers’ Page
Digital History

Scholarships for History Students

FHSU Internship Programs:

For more information on the Internship Program and the application process, contact Dr. Juti Winchester, internship coordinator. For other internship opportunities not affiliated with the Department of History, please explore FHSU's Career Services Internship Resources.

Study Abroad Office

Service Learning at FHSU (or contact Dr. Kim Perez)

Phi Alpha Theta (International History Honor Society)
With the right academic standing, you could be eligible to join Phi Alpha Theta, the worldwide honor society for history students. As a member of this organization, you will learn more about the field of history while spending time with your peers. Phi Alpha Theta activities include hosting bingo games, book sales, movie nights, and a summer trip to places like New York City and Washington, DC.

For more information about Phi Alpha Theta contact Dr. Juti Winchester, faculty advisor. Please feel free to visit the Phi Alpha Theta Facebook page.

History Club
Ready for action within your major? Engage in discussion with fellow students as a member of the History Club. Students from any major can join the History Club, so the membership is as diverse and interesting as the information being shared.

For more information about History Club, contact Dr. Juti Winchester, faculty advisor.

FHSU Clubs & Organizations
Beyond activities in the Department of History, majors become part of many campus-wide organizations, such as Tigers in Service or the Student Government Association. For more information about the 100+ student organizations available at FHSU, check out the Center for Student Involvement Web site.

Department of History Blog
Keep up to date with the latest news (like our recent national recognition), get tips on history-related job openings, and learn more about what the students and faculty in the Department of History are up to.

Department of History Facebook

Clio Lecture Series
What career opportunities are available to history majors? Meet and talk with historians working in both academic and non-academic fields at the Department of History’s Clio Lecture Series. Each semester the department invites historians from the public and private sectors as well as higher education to share their research and their insights concerning occupational avenues for history students.

For more information about the Academic and Professional Development Lecture Series, contact LaGretia Copp.

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA)
If you are a graduate student, why not work within your field? Graduate teaching positions are available each semester to those who qualify. Receive experience working under a faculty member and get paid at the same time!

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