Category Archives: Resources

Internship Opportunity for Spring 2017

Those of you who took Dr Gray’s Tulsa Cultures course this semester may have visited with Ren Barger at Tulsa Hub. Ren is now looking for interns to help with The Hub’s social mission to “change lives through cycling.” If you are interested in non-profit work, social justice, and community organizing, this would be an invaluable […]

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Applying to Graduate School

Many students in American Studies consider pursuing some form of additional education, whether in American Studies or other fields (Public History, Education, Social Work, Business, Law, etc.). This page will provide some basic information about applying for graduate school. For a more comprehensive list of guidelines, see the American Studies Association’s pamphlet: “How to Apply to Graduate School in […]

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How Can I Complete an Internship in American Studies?

As Director of American Studies, the question I am asked most frequently is “Are there any internships available in American Studies.” The follow up is: “If so, how do I go about getting one?” American studies does offer an internship course on a case-by-case basis under the designation AMST 4990 Internship in Am Studies. Students can take up […]

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Career Options

American Studies provides students with a well-rounded liberal arts education and the critical thinking and communication skills desired by today’s employers. Our students learn to conduct research, analyze information, speak clearly, write well, and share their knowledge in multiple media formats. This skill set prepares graduates for careers in a wide variety of fields though some require […]

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Internships in American Studies

American Studies students at OSU have the option of taking an internship related to the humanistic or social scientific study of American culture, politics, and society. Museums, humanities and arts organizations, non-profit organizations, and local, city and state government offices are good places to look for such opportunities. Students must assume responsibility for finding, applying […]

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Links

American Studies Links American Studies Program Facebook Page College of Arts and Sciences Info Page on AMST Career Services Brochure about AMST OSUT-Tulsa Library OSU-Stillwater Library American Studies Association H-AMSTDY, email discussion list in American Studies List of American Studies Journals (ASA) American Quarterly Journal of American Studies History-Net (H-Net) Voice of the Shuttle (Area […]

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Resources

Students new to American Studies often ask: What’s in this degree for me? Where will it take me? And, more generally, what is the value of a Liberal Arts & Sciences degree in today’s world? Though centered on the Humanities (aka Literature, History, Religious Studies, and the like), this video does an admirable job of explaining the value of the […]

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